GSLIS Student Publications and Awards

Simmons GSLIS would like to welcome the 2013 Spectrum Scholars, Micha Broadnax, Ashley Dean, Andrea Devlin, and Anastasia Greene. The press release can be found here: http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/06/ala-awards-51-spectrum-scholarships-2013-2014

Master's student Brandie Burrows participated in Librarians Without Borders service trip to Guatemala, where the team set up a school library. www.librarianswithoutborders.org.

Master's student Ashleigh Coren was published in the most recent issue of The International Review for African American Art. The new issue can be purchased via the website: http://iraaa.museum.hamptonu.edu/index.cfm.

The GSLIS Technology team would like to welcome some additional staff. Nicole Koch is the new Dean's Fellow for Technology Support, Lilli Germain is the new GSLIS Technology Workshop Coordinator, and Ryan McDonough is our new Multimedia Specialist.

PhD/MLIP student Alexia Hudson-Ward is the recipient of the 2013 Young Alumni Award from the University of Pittsburgh's School of Information Science (iSchool). The awards ceremony is in October.

PhD/LIS student Myrna Morales has been awarded a Spectrum Doctoral Fellowship. For more information view the press release: http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/08/ala-awards-six-new-spectrum-doctoral-fellowships.

GSLIS student Renee Neely published an article titled "An Accidental Archivist" in Archival Outlook's May/June 2013 issue. The article can also be found at Archivists.org. http://www2.archivists.org/sites/all/files/2013-3-AO_TOC.pdf.

Phd/MLIP student Vanessa Reyes has been working to help stop the closing of 22 public libraries in Miami. See her campaign at http://wlrn.org/post/can-social-media-campaign-save-more-miami-dade-public-libraries.

 

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