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Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI) 2014 Comes to the iSchool

The University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Sciences (iSchool) hosted the sixth annual Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI) from Sunday, July 13 through Friday, July 18. AERI provides a dynamic venue for archival researchers and teachers to interact in an intensive, collegial collaborative environment. Read more.

Library Journal Annual Survey: 2013 Graduates

Each year, Library Journal hosts a survey for recent graduates from LIS and IS programs across the U.S.  All MLIS and MSIS alumni who graduated during calendar year 2013 are invited to complete the survey.  The password is LJ2014.  All information is treated confidentially and anonymously and only aggregate data is published. The deadline for participation is August 15, 2014.

Certificates of Advanced Study in Big Data and Security Assured Information Systems

The iSchool is offering two new Certificates of Advanced Study (CAS). Earn a post-bac or post-master’s in Big Data or Security Assured Information Systems.  Read more.

Alumni Awards 2014

Each year, the iSchool recognizes the achievements of outstanding alumni at the Alumni Awards Ceremony.  The event will take place on Friday, October 24 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the Information Sciences Building.  Award recipients will be announced in the August eMagazine.

Young Alumni Profile: Saman Taghav Zargar (PhD ’14)

The iSchool is excited to report that recent Telecommunications and Networking alumnus, Dr. Saman Taghavi Zargar (PhD ’14), has secured a position as Software Engineer (III) at Cisco Systems, as a part of the Security Business Group.  Read more about Sam.

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