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Alumni & Friends


We are proud to have an engaged and vibrant alumni community. The powerful relationships forged between faculty and students, and among classmates, thrive long beyond graduation day. Our alumni share ideas and professional opportunities, graciously offer their time to mentor current GSLIS students, and take advantage of continuing professional development course offerings.

We invite you to follow postings on the GSLIS calendar, learn about topics of interest on the GSLIS Twitter and in Facebook, and stay active in our community forums. In addition, please check our School publications with features of interest to alumni.

Class Notes

Heimann, Anne (Class of 2002) 1 week 14 hours ago

Anne K. Heimann (MS '02) is the director of library services for the Bryan College of Health Sciences and Bryan Medical Center.

Ruan, Lian (Class of 2011) 1 week 14 hours ago

Lian Ruan (MS '90, PhD '11) received the Chinese Academic and University Library Association's Distinguished Contribution Award for her efforts to design, plan, and host the Chinese Librarian Summer Program at the University of Illinois from 2005 to 2014.

Gretencord, Timnah Card (Class of 2009) 1 week 2 days ago

Timnah Gretencord (PhD '09) is an assistant professor of English at St. Louis Community College's Wildwood campus.

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Alumni News

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Alumni Profile

August 15, 2014

Alumni & Friends

Jennifer 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.

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