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New iSchool Faculty

Please join the iSchool faculty, staff and students in welcoming three new faculty members: Sheila Corrall, Brian Beaton, and Rosta Farzan. Professor Corrall will serve as Professor and the Chair of the Library and Information Science program. Dr. Beaton, whose areas of expertise include Science and Technology Studies, will be teaching in the archives area in Fall 2012. Dr. Farzan, recently a post-Doctoral Researcher at CMU, will undertake research and teaching in social computing and Social Web technologies. For more information, please click here.

Join in the fun at the Alumni Awards Ceremony, October 10

Each year, the iSchool recognizes the achievements of outstanding alumni at the Alumni Awards Ceremony. For 2012, we'll be honoring Barbara Zaborowski (MLIS '90, PhD '08), Nancy Davenport (MLIS '71), and Amy Pickett (MLIS '04). Please join us for this celebratory ceremony! Click here for more details.

Remembering Dr. Bernadette Callery

On July 27, Dr. Callery passed away after a lengthy illness. Dr. Callery taught in the Archives, Preservation and Records Management specialization for many years. In addition, she founded the Preservation Fair, an annual event co-hosted by the iSchool. Dr. Callery has left an amazing legacy – a cadre of well-trained information professionals, a number of research publications, and a new lecture series which will address issues in archives and records management. For more information, please click here.

Going to the Pennsylvania Library Conference?

If you are attending the PaLA Conference in Gettysburg, join the iSchool for an alumni reception on Sunday, September 30th. Click here for more information about this excellent opportunity to network with your fellow alumni.

Mark your calendars for Homecoming!

In light of the fact that Pitt is celebrating the 225th anniversary of its founding, Homecoming 2012 (October 12-14) is sure to be a very special occasion. Check out the events planned for Homecoming here. We'll see you in October!

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