Category Archives: Alumni News

LIS Alumna Khulud Khudur has Co-Authored COVID-19 Research

LIS Alumna Khulud Khudur (MSLIS 2020) has co-authored COVID-19 Research. The piece, titled “COVID-19 and Moroccan nursing students: A multicenter cross-sectional survey on their related-knowledge, attitudes and practices,” has been accepted for publication in Nursing Open journal. Her article has … Continue reading

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Tricia Bailey (MSLIS 2020), publishes in Internet Reference Services Quarterly

Congratulations to recent alumna Tricia Bailey who co-authored along with Dr. Ingrid Hsieh-Yee “Combating the Sharing of False Information: History, Framework, and Literacy Strategies,” published last month in the Internet Reference Services Quarterly. You can read the piece online.

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Prof. Nick Brown (MSLIS, 2017) pens a feature piece in Library Journal

Prof. Nick Brown, who is Chief Operating Officer for Communication and Outreach, Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, Maryland, has an article in the current issue of Library Journal on anti-racism programming with Maryland libraries. Read the article here.

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In Memoriam: Alumnus James King

The Department of Library and Information Science is sorry to note the passing of alumnus James King (MSLIS 2002). James served on the LIS Advisory Board and is a past recipient of the Von Dran Alumni Award. He mentored many … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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LIS Alumnus Babak Zarin on Imposter Syndrome panel at ALA Annual Conference

On Sunday, June 23, LIS Alumnus Babak Zarin will be among the 5 panelists at a Chair’s Program session on Imposter Syndrome, during the ALA Annual Conference. From the program: Characterized by feelings of uneasiness, anxiety, and fear of being … Continue reading

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DCLA Annual Awards Ceremony honors LIS Alumnae Emily Wagner & Maria Thurber

On Saturday, June 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., DCLA will hold it’s annual awards celebration at Churchkey on Logan Circle. Two LIS alumnae are among the four honorees  this year: Community Service Award: Emily Wagner, American Library Association … Continue reading

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