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Expanding International Ties

In October, Dean Larsen and Associate Professor Daqing Hé visited six universities in China to establish and strengthen relationships that promise to yield productive results in the future.   While on the mainland, they hosted a Pitt alumni reception in Beijing.  Following their time in China, Dean Larsen traveled to Taiwan, where he hosted an alumni reception in Taipei.  Read more and view photos.

Christine L. Borgman (MLS ’74) honored with Pitt’s 225 Medallion

The iSchool is delighted to recognize alumna Christine L. Borgman with the University of Pittsburgh’s 225th Anniversary Medallion. Dr. Borgman is Professor and Presidential Chair in Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), whose leadership in the field of information science, both as an educator and a practitioner, makes her a role model for iSchool students everywhere.  To read more about Dr. Borgman and the 225 Medallion, click here.

Liz Lyon, Visiting Professor

The School of Information Sciences (the iSchool) is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Liz Lyon as Visiting Professor. Dr. Lyon has accepted an 18-month term, beginning in January 2014 with a primary appointment in the Library and Information Science program.  Read more about Dr. Lyon.

Volunteers Needed:  Professional Development Day

The iSchool will host Professional Development Day on Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm.  Alumni volunteers are needed to conduct resume reviews and mock face-to-face interviews.  For more information or to volunteer, email Marci Carothers at mbc20@pitt.edu.


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