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Apr. 2, 2014

moore_jerrod_vertical2_croppedandreducedJerrod Moore is passionate about connecting information and people. He is applying his corporate experience, which includes work as a strategic resource intern at State Farm, and his coursework in community informatics toward his goals...

Apr. 2, 2014

The University of Illinois is celebrating International Week from March 31-April 6 to raise awareness about the breadth of international education, activities, and resources at Illinois. At GSLIS, we are proud of our international connections and our diverse student body, faculty, research fellows, and scholars-in-residence. We have developed an especially strong academic relationship with scholars and students from China, which is reflected in the activities and goals of the GSLIS Chinese Student Group....

Mar. 31, 2014

phelps_kirstin-portrait-sized.jpgLooking for new ways to engage in intellectual exploration and create practical applications that solve socio-technical issues, Kirstin Phelps found that GSLIS could provide both the challenges and support she was...

Mar. 18, 2014

Each semester, GSLIS distance students come to campus for an intensive weekend where they meet on-campus students, connect with their instructors, and form professional relationships. LEEP weekend provides distance and on-campus students with the unique opportunity to attend lectures, networking events, and other professional developmental activities.

As part of this spring's LEEP weekend, the Special Libraries Association (SLA) student group at GSLIS hosted a career panel and networking event with alumni and...

Mar. 7, 2014

QUAD_COS_UI-02-120530-103-2_0.jpgGSLIS will host prospective students on Friday, March 14, as part of the campuswide Community of Scholars (COS) Campus Visit Program. The program brings admitted graduate students from underrepresented...

Mar. 5, 2014

Two teams of GSLIS students have been selected to present at the social media expo during the 2014 iConference on “Leveraging Social Media to Foster Smarter Societies.” An overall winning team will be selected from the student team presentations at the conference.

The two student teams are:

SentiNets, advised by Assistant Professor Jana Diesner, comprised of doctoral students Jinlong Guo, Kirstin Phelps, Shubhanshu Mishra, and master's students Johna Picco and Sneha Agarwal, provides a computational approach to sentiment on Twitter by creating a new classifier that measures...

Jan. 24, 2014

CIRSS faculty and students will participate in the upcoming 9th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) to be held February 24-27 in San Francisco. This year's theme, "Commodity, catalyst or change-agent? Data-driven transformations in research, education, business & society," will focus on how data-driven tools and services allow us to explore, manage, use, and benefit from the world around us.

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