MLS Alum Denise Davis Awarded 2015 Institute of Museum and Library Services National Medal

MLS graduate Denise Davis has been awarded the 2015 Institute of Museum and Library Services National Medal. The IMLS, a grant-making federal agency, offers the National Medal as its highest honor in recognition of extraordinary service to the community. Denise is the director of Cecil County Public Library. Under her guidance, the Cecil County Public […]

Applying for a Fulbright – Info Session Recording

2015 marks the second year in a row that an iSchool student or recent alum has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for international research. With such history of success, the National Scholarships Office is strongly encouraging interested students and recent grads to consider applying for the program. The National Scholarships Office is available to help you every […]

HiLS Student Tyler Stump Awarded 2015 Lemelson Center Archival Internship

Third-year HiLS student Tyler Stump has been awarded a 2015 Lemelson Center Archival Internship at the Smithsonian Archives Center. The internship, funded by the Archives Center and the National Museum of American History, is designed to allow new professionals to understand, identify, and manage the historical records of American invention and innovation, and to better […]

Library of Congress/iSchool Young Reader’s Center Internship Awarded!

The 2016-2017 academic year marks the second year that the iSchool and the Library of Congress Young Reader’s Center, have partnered to offer an internship experience and stipend for an MLS student. For the Fall 2015 semester, soon-to-be second year MLS student Sasha Kotilarova was selected for this position. Sasha was was born in Russia and grew […]

MLS Student Paul Boccaccio Awarded National Security Education Program Boren Fellowship

Second year MLS student, Paul Boccaccio has been awarded a 2015 National Security Education Program David L. Boren Fellowship to study Swahili in Tanzania and conduct a research project on the information needs of farmers in Morogoro and surrounding regions. The project, entitled “Intensive Study of Swahili, and Research on Information and Communication Technology Infrastructure in […]

REMINDER: Re-Envisioning Engagement Session Today!

This is a reminder that the next session in the year-long Re-Envisioning the MLS Initiative is this afternoon from 4:30-5:30 in Hornbake Library South, Room 2119. If you have not yet RSVP’d please do so at at and join us in Hornbake or via Adobe Connect at Digital Curation: The Future of Archives? with Ricky Punzalan and […]

MLS Student Johnna Percell Named ALA Google Policy Fellow

Soon-to-be MLS alum Johnna Percell, has been named as a 2015 Google Policy Fellow. Johnna will be hosted by the American Library Association Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) in Washington, DC. The Fellowship provides an opportunity for undergraduate, graduate, and law students interested in policy, especially surrounding the internet and technology. During her time with OITP, […]

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