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Jan. 5, 2015

Daylily_portrait.jpg?itok=WsFr5Ngy GSLIS alumna Daylily Alvarez is confident in taking on any challenges that stand between her and her career goals. She recently completed a second master's degree—this one in nonprofit management—while working as an outreach librarian. She plans to continue working closely with community members while advancing to a leadership role.

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Dec. 10, 2014

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Nov. 26, 2014

Six GSLIS alumni have been selected to participate in the American Library Association’s 2015 class of Emerging Leaders.

Anna Coats (MS '11), Xiaoyu Duan (MS '12), Isabel Gonzalez-Smith (MS '11), Paolo Gujilde (MS '09), Ximin Mi (MS '13), and Bethany Tschaepe (MS '11) are included in this year's class of fifty individuals from across the country. Now in its ninth year...

Nov. 6, 2014

kazmer_michelle_cropped.jpg?itok=B8BGEcJ Michelle Kazmer (PhD '02) has received the 2014 Thomson Reuters Outstanding Information Science...

Oct. 31, 2014

meza2_1.jpg?itok=zwBQddQZ What do macaroni and cheese, floral design, and corporate librarianship have in common? GSLIS alumnus Ozzie Meza has found a common thread throughout his career as a librarian and entrepreneur in his strong creative energy, a knack for building relationships, and the courage to take on...

Oct. 29, 2014

Two GSLIS faculty members and two alumni will present at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association (SSHA) on November 6-9 in Toronto. The theme of the 2014 meeting is “Inequalities: Politics, Policy, and the Past.”

Associate Professor Christine Jenkins will chair a session on November 8 titled, “Unequal Access: Censorship and Library Services to Youth,” in which she, Assistant Professor Emily Knox (MS ’03), and GSLIS alumni Loretta Gaffney (MS ’98, CAS ’00, PhD ’12) and Melanie Kimball (MS ’...

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.

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