Category Archives: CUA LIS News

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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New Course for Fall, LSC653-Data on the Web

The department is pleased to announce a new course, LSC653 Data on the Web, to be offered every fall semester in support of the Data Science Course of Study. The course description: Information professionals encounter a variety of data on … Continue reading

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LIS at Research Day

Campus was abuzz today as students and faculty participated in Catholic University’s third annual Research Day. This year the Department of Library and Information Science was represented in both the morning oral presentations and the afternoon poster session. LIS professor … Continue reading

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Dr. Renate Chancellor’s Advanced Legal Research Visits Prison Library

Advanced Legal Research Class Explores the World of Prison Libraries By Babak Zarin “Would you all be interested in seeing a prison library?” It was with these words that Professor Renate Chancellor of CUA’s Library and Information Sciences offered her … Continue reading

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Howard and Mathilde Rovelstad Scholarship 2018 is Open for Application Now!

The annual competition for the Howard and Mathilde Rovelstad Scholarship is now under way. ONE scholarship is available. Students who have completed at least 6 credits in the LIS Master’s in Library and Information Science program by the end of the spring … Continue reading

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Dr. Chancellor’s Oral History Class Presents at OHMAR

On Thursday, March 15,  Dr. Chancellor’s Oral History class presented their semester-long project in collaboration with the Armed Forces Retirement Home in DC, to the Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region conference. For more, see the Friends of the Soldiers Home … Continue reading

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Three LIS Faculty Members Granted Tenure

The Department of Library and Information Science takes great pleasure in announcing that the Board of Trustees of the University voted to grant appointment with continuous tenure, and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, three members of our faculty: … Continue reading

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Lisa C. Moore and Maria D. Thurber Selected as ALA Spectrum Scholarship Recipients

Two of our LIS students, Lisa C. Moore and Maria D. Thurber, received the ALA Spectrum Scholarship. They are among the 60 exceptional students pursuing graduate degrees in library and information studies who received this honor for the 2017-2018 academic year. “Since 1997, American Library Association’s … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals Open for Bridging the Spectrum 2018: 10th Annual Symposium

Bridging the Spectrum: The Tenth Annual Symposium on Scholarship and Practice   Friday, February 2, 2018 9:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Great Room, Pryzbyla Student Center                                         Catholic University of America          The Department of Library and Information Science, Catholic University of America … Continue reading

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