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iSchool faculty promoted

Please join the iSchool faculty, staff and students in congratulating Hassan Karimi on his promotion to Full Professor. Dr. Karimi's many contributions to the School include the creation of academic and research programs in geoinformatics, exploring tools and technologies to effectively deal with geospatial data. For more information, please click here.

You are invited to the SAS annual meeting, July 23

All iSchool alumni are welcome to attend the upcoming meeting of the School of Information Sciences Alumni Society, scheduled for Monday, July 23. Your input about future events is critical to the success of this organization. Click here for more details.

i3 2012 – new Scholars participate in this Mellon-funded project

The iSchool is pleased to welcome 19 students to the 2012 cohort of the i3, the iSchool Inclusion Institute. This innovative residential program will encourage these amazing students to discover, and embrace, the challenges and opportunities available to them by pursuing advanced degrees in the Information Sciences. For more information, please click here.

Library Journal wants your opinion!

Each year, Library Journal hosts a survey for recent graduates from LIS and IS programs across the U.S. This survey is then used to produce a snapshot of the field in the October issue of the magazine. If you graduated in calendar year 2011, click here for more information about how to access and complete the survey.

Nominations sought for Alumni Awards

Don't forget to submit your nominations of deserving iSchool alumni to be considered for the School's 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award, Professional Achievement Award, and Young Alumni Award. You can access more details here.

Best Wishes to Sue Alman

We hope that you'll join the iSchool in sending "best wishes" to Dr. Sue Alman, as she will be retiring as of June 30, 2012. We thank Sue for her many contributions to the School, particularly her efforts on behalf of the online MLIS program! Read more about Dr. Alman here.

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