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Oct. 3, 2014

Haricombe.jpgLorraine J. Haricombe (MS ’88, PhD ’92) has been selected as the new vice provost and director of libraries at University of Texas at Austin. Haricombe currently serves as the dean of libraries at the University of Kansas. She begins her new position February 1, 2015.

“Dr. Haricombe brings to UT Austin...

Sep. 25, 2014

Gillfillan.jpgGSLIS alumna Nancy Gillfillan (MS '66) has been named an Illinois Library Luminary by the Illinois Library Association (ILA). This distinction honors individuals whose efforts have made a significant contribution to Illinois libraries and...

Sep. 18, 2014

JennyB_portrait.jpgA sense of inquiry and enterprising approach to her work makes every day interesting for taxonomist Jenny Benevento. She's found success in her field, working on a contract basis and using her time in between jobs to learn new things and see the world.

Where do you work and what is your role?...

Sep. 4, 2014

hoover_sarah.jpgFor many students of rare books and manuscripts, it's the tangible aspects of the occupation that first draw them in—the look, feel, and smell of paper and bindings crafted in another time. But the work of most professionals in this field blends old and new, using modern resources and technologies to connect today’s...

Sep. 2, 2014

Brian_Outside_smallportrait.jpgAs a master’s student at GSLIS, Brian Wu worked as a data analysis intern at Neustar, Inc. at the University of Illinois Research Park. Since graduating and moving into and...

Aug. 15, 2014

_IGP1775.jpg.jpegJennifer Borchardt built on a strong background in user experience design and strategy with a master’s degree from GSLIS. Now Borchardt is a VP at a major bank and speaks professionally to peer groups and graduate students.

Where do you work and what is your role?
I am a group lead and...

Jul. 18, 2014

Sally%20Ma.jpgFormer ALA Spectrum Scholar and LEEP graduate, Sally Ma has held a variety of jobs in the information professions since completing her MS. She now enjoys tackling new challenges and learning new things as the lead technical librarian at BAE Systems.

Where do you work and what is your role?
I work...

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