Category Archives: News & Events

A Digital Yearbook of the Class of 2020

Congratulations to the Class of 2020! On behalf of faculty and staff, I would like to congratulate your achievement in receiving a Master’s Degree of Science in Library and Information Science. While it is disappointing that we can’t bring everyone … Continue reading

Posted in CUA LIS News, Events, News, News & Events, Student News | 2 Comments

Cristina Ramirez (MSLIS 2005) receives EGVA Unsung Hero Award

Cristina Dominguez Ramirez, Library Manager, received the 2020 Excellence in Virginia Government Unsung Hero Award. The award recognizes an individual Virginian who has provided distinguished and exceptional service as a career government employee in the commonwealth, with local or state … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni News, News, News & Events | Comments Off on Cristina Ramirez (MSLIS 2005) receives EGVA Unsung Hero Award

To be postponed: Dr. Trevor Owens to deliver the 2020 Stone Lecture on Friday, April 3

This event, originally schedule for April 3, will be postponed., Keep tuned. Dr. Trevor Owens will deliver the 2020 Stone Lecture on Friday, April 3, 2020.  Come join the CatholicU LIS Alumni Board, AGLISS, and others for an engaging evening. … Continue reading

Posted in CUA LIS News, Events, News & Events, Stone Lecture Series | Comments Off on To be postponed: Dr. Trevor Owens to deliver the 2020 Stone Lecture on Friday, April 3

Dr. Chancellor’s Author Talk & Book Signing at Howard University

  Dr. Renate Chancellor gave an author talk today at Founders Library at Howard University on her new book E. J. Josey: Transformational Leader of the Modern Library Profession.  Audience members peppered her with questions and the event concluded with a book signing.

Posted in Faculty News, News, News & Events | Comments Off on Dr. Chancellor’s Author Talk & Book Signing at Howard University

Babak Zarin publishes article in Journal of Science Fiction

Babak Zarin (MSLIS 2019) researched sound preservation and amateur archives vis-à-vis “filk,” the subculture of science-fiction-and-fantasy-related folk music, for a paper he wrote in Dr. Jane Zhang’s LSC 677 Cultural Heritage Institutions class. That paper is an article in the November … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni News, News, News & Events | Comments Off on Babak Zarin publishes article in Journal of Science Fiction

Angela Brooks (MSLIS 2020) penned a blog post – Smithsonian Libraries / Unbound

  We are proud and excited to share Angela Brooks’s recent post in the Smithsonian Libraries Unbound about her internship experience in the Smithsonian Libraries: “An Internship to Remember: Cultural Heritage at the Smithsonian Libraries Research Annex.” Read entire article in the … Continue reading

Posted in News, News & Events, Student News | Comments Off on Angela Brooks (MSLIS 2020) penned a blog post – Smithsonian Libraries / Unbound

Nick Brown named Chief Operating Officer for Communications and Outreach for Prince George’s County Memorial Library System

Congratulations go out to Nicholas Brown who was just officially named the Chief Operating Officer for Communications and Outreach for the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, a position which he will start in January. Nick was selected as a … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni News, CUA LIS News, Faculty News, News, News & Events | Comments Off on Nick Brown named Chief Operating Officer for Communications and Outreach for Prince George’s County Memorial Library System

E.J. Josey, Transformational Leader of the Modern Library Profession by Dr. Chancellor

Congratulations to Dr. Renate Chancellor for her forthcoming (February 2020) book on E.J. Josey! The book is part of the ALISE Series published by Rowman & Littlefield. From the publisher: Within the broader social and political landscape of civil rights, … Continue reading

Posted in Faculty News, News, News & Events | Comments Off on E.J. Josey, Transformational Leader of the Modern Library Profession by Dr. Chancellor

Our Students – Ashley Matthews and Sharon Bradley – guests in The Geek in Review Podcast

Ashley Matthews (the George Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law School) and Sharon Bradley (the University of Georgia School of Law) were sharing ideas about benefits coming from implementing Makerspaces in Law Schools. They believe, it would let law students to develop … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | Comments Off on Our Students – Ashley Matthews and Sharon Bradley – guests in The Geek in Review Podcast

Alumna Cristina Ramirez Receives Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education

Alumna Cristina Ramirez is among the 5 recipients of the Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education of Beta Phi Mu members. Beta Phi Mu is the library & information science honor society, and its members are eligible to compete … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni News, News, News & Events | Comments Off on Alumna Cristina Ramirez Receives Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education