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May. 20, 2014

GSLIS alumnus Tomas A. Lipinski (PhD ‘98) has been named dean of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) School of Information Studies. Lipinski will assume his new role on October 1.

Since completing his doctoral studies at GSLIS, Lipinski has been active in the field of library and information science. Most recently he served as director of the School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University, where he is a...

May. 12, 2014

Two GSLIS alumni have recently been elected to national leadership positions, and a third to a national board of directors position.

Ann Campion Riley (MS '77) has been elected vice-president/president-elect of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL). Her term as president-elect will begin in July 2014, and her one-year term as president will begin in July 2015. Riley is the associate director for access,...

May. 5, 2014

AndiOgier.jpgGraduate school is about expanding the breadth of your knowledge and finding the area in which you also want to achieve some depth.” Andi Ogier received this advice from an advisor and took it to heart. She chose data curation as her area of expertise and found that the GSLIS specialization in that field prepared her for data-...

May. 1, 2014

054%20tmc_0.JPGGraduation is approaching, and at this time of the year, we reflect on those individuals who have made a difference in our lives. New graduates and alumni are encouraged to honor GSLIS faculty and/or staff through the LSAA Tassel Project...

Apr. 23, 2014

leighton1_0.jpgLeighton Christiansen’s experience in transportation and the information professions prepared him for work as the single librarian serving the Iowa Department of Transportation. Combined with the skills he learned via the iSchool's Specialization in Data Curation...

Apr. 16, 2014

Yarmey_Lynn_2.jpgAs a GSLIS student specializing in data curation, Lynn Yarmey completed an internship at the National Snow and Ice Data Center. The position led to a job offer following her graduation, and today Yarmey holds leadership roles on multiple research projects. She will talk more about her experiences as a student and...

Apr. 14, 2014

collieAaron_digitalCurationLibrarian.jpgExcited about using new technologies and motivated by a desire to connect people with information, Aaron Collie specialized in data curation when he earned his master's at the iSchool. He now gets to do both of these things and more...

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