Category Archives: News

LIS Alum Christopher Stewart’s Community Outreach

LIS Alumus Christopher Stewart was the subject of a recent article in StreetSenseMedia by Zachary Headings, titled “This  local librarian is serving his community by serving up food and literature.” To read the piece about how Christopher,  a librarian at … Continue reading

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Student Monique Whitfield makes presentation at VAASL Conference

On November 30, LIS student  Monique Whitfield, along with others, presented “And the Library Must Lead Them: Education Equity in Schools with Little Diversity “at the VAASL Fall Conference at the beautiful and historic Williamsburg Lodge which resides in the heart … Continue reading

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Dr. Renate Chancellor on the Public Knowledge: Re-Imagining the Public Library Panel

On Thursday, November 15, LIS Associate Professor Renate Chancellor will sit on the “Public Knowledge: Re-Imagining the Public Library” panel sponsored by Gensler. This free event will be held downtown on K Street. Register now to attend and hear experts … Continue reading

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Prof. Nancy Silcox to to Present at Upcoming Conferences

Nancy Noyes Silcox, the CatholicU LIS SLM Practicum Coordinator, will speak at the Virginia Council for Social Studies conference November 2nd and the Virginia Association of School Librarians’ conference November 29th on the topic of “Recommended Reading by Virginia Librarians … Continue reading

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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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