Category Archives: Student News

Come Volunteer at local School Libraries!

Come Volunteer at local School Libraries! ASIS&T CUA Student Chapter and AGLISS have arranged two volunteer events in local school libraries to support CUA’s Cardinal Days of Services during the month of April! Please join us and invite your friends … Continue reading

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LIS Student Christine Zheng will attend ALA Conference in the Student-to-Staff program

CUA LIS graduate student Xueye Christine Zheng has qualified as one of the 40 students to assist during the 2017 ALA Annual Conference to be held in Chicago, June 22 – 27. As a participant in the ALA Student-to-Staff Program, she … Continue reading

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SAA@CUA Student Chapter at Archives Fair 2016, October 7

The Catholic University student chapter of the Society of American Archivists (SAA@CUA) recently had the opportunity to participate in Archives Fair 2016. Held in the Coulter Performance Plaza and SC Johnson Conference Center of the National Museum of American History, … Continue reading

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Attending the AALL Conference in Chicago, by LIS Student Meredith Capps

Last year, I debated whether it was worth attending the American Association of Law Libraries conference, which was in Philadelphia, when I had not yet started my coursework at CUA and was not, at the time, working in a law … Continue reading

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Promoting Archival Research to Conductors, by LIS Student Nicholas A. Brown

The University of Oxford hosted the first Oxford Conducting Studies Conference this past June, under the leadership of Dr. John Traill, Director of Music, St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford, and Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey, University of Oxford. This unique gathering of … Continue reading

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Emily Wagner elected as DCLA Councilor

This past May, Emily Wagner was elected as District of Columbia’s Library Association (DCLA) Chapter Councilor. Her term will last three years, beginning officially in January 2017 and ending in December 2019. The duties of a chapter councilor are to … Continue reading

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Lauren Hester and Nicholas Brown are this year’s Rovelstad Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Nicholas Brown and Lauren Hester, this year’s Rovelstad Scholarship recipients. The Howard and Mathilde Rovelstad scholarship is offered to students who are already enrolled in LIS who have demonstrated exceptional qualities.

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Xueye (Christine) Zheng to Present Poster at IFLA 2016

“How Do Children Use Digital Information Systems?” – that’s the title of the poster that LIS Student Xueye (Christine) Zheng will be presenting at this year’s IFLA World Library and Information Congress. To attend the conference, Christine applied for — and … Continue reading

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AGLISS Improv Event tonight, March 22, 6-8 p.m., McGivney Hall

Join AGLISS and the pros from Washington Improv Theater for an improv workshop! Tuesday, March 22 from 6 to 8pm in McGivney Hall. (Right across the way from Mullen Library. Check out this campus map.) At the end of this two-hour … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Edgardo Guerrero on his appointment as an intern on the ALA Constitution and Bylaws Committee!

We’re happy to report that Edgardo Guerrero was accepted as a member of next year’s ALA Constitution and Bylaws Committee! He will be representing the CUA LIS program at the national level. Here’s the link:http://www.ala.org/groups/committees/ala/ala-constby?year=2016

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