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SAA Student Chapter students at Archives Fair 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018 – Juán-Pabló González, president of the CatholicU LIS Student Chapter of American Archivists, along with Lisa Moore, the secretary of the Student Chapter, represented the Student SAA, the Department of Library and Information Science, and the Catholic … Continue reading

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LIS Student Jamileh Kouhestani Receives PTPL Scholarship

LIS Student Jamileh Kouhestani is one of two recipients awarded the 2018 by the Potomac Technical Processing Librarians (PTPL) Scholarship. Not only does Jamileh receive a check for use toward tuition but she is also invited to attend the PTPL … Continue reading

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Babak Zarin receives 2018 Spectrum Scholarship

LIS student Babak Zarin was awarded the American Library Association’s Spectrum Scholarship and designated a ProQuest Scholar. The Spectrum Scholarship seeks to help diversify the library profession and is awarded based on an applicant’s commitment to equity and inclusion, demonstrated community outreach, … Continue reading

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LIS Student Babak Zarin publishes article in ALA-NRMT Journal

“The Very Model of a Modern Major-Librarian: The Collaborators of Today’s Blogging Libraries,” is the title of LIS Student Babak Zarin’s article, published in the current issue of the ALA-NRMT Journal (the Journal of the New Members Round Table), a … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals – Bridging the Spectrum Symposium

The 11th Annual Symposium on Scholarship and Practice Time: Friday, February 8, 2019, 9:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Place: The Catholic University of America We are delighted to invite proposals for the 2019 Bridging the Spectrum Symposium! Researchers, practitioners and … Continue reading

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Alumni Mixer @ SAA in D.C., August 17 from 6-8 p.m.

What? Reunite with your CUA LIS classmates! Food and drink will be provided! When? Friday, August 17, 2018 from 6-8pm Where? McKinley Room at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park  RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/vepJGnnDAHgA8cAC3 Deadline to RSVP: August 10

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Juán-Pabló González Recognized at American Library Association 2018 Annual Conference

LIS Student Juán-Pabló González traveled to New Orleans to attend the American Library Association 2018 Annual Conference. Here’s his post: On June 23, 2018, I traveled to the American Library Association’s 2018 annual conference in New Orleans to receive a … Continue reading

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Prof. Shumaker Receives Distinguished Service Award from DCLA

On June 13, CUA LIS Professor Dave Shumaker received the DCLA Distinguished Service Award at DCLA’s Annual Reception and Award Ceremony. Congratulations, Dave! And LIS Student Demetrius Curington received a Ruth Fine scholarship during the Award Ceremony. Congratulations, Demetrius! This … Continue reading

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Dr. Sue Yeon Syn Receives MLA Grant

Dr. Sue Yeon Syn, Associate Professor here at the Department of Library and Information Science, along with co-Principal Investigator JungWon Yoon, will be recognized on Tuesday, May 22, during the Business Meeting and Inaugural Address of this year’s Medical Library … Continue reading

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Lauren Hester named 2018 Student of the Year

Congratulations to Ms. Lauren Hester, 2018 Student of the Year! Lauren has demonstrated outstanding intellectual abilities and communication skills at CUA. She served as the AGLISS Newsletter LISten Editor from Summer 2016 to Summer 2017. She was the first formal … Continue reading

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