• iSchool instructors Dr. Debbie Weissmann and Diane Kovacs were selected to participate in the SJSU eCampus Immersive Learning Institute focused on augmented reality and virtual reality technologies and pedagogies.
  • Putting her grant writing skills to use shortly after earning her MLIS degree in 2016, Katy Philby applied for the Best Buy Foundation Community Grant to fund a teen makerspace at the Des Moines Public Library where she works, and she got it!
  • Twenty students pursuing a master’s degree at the San José State University School of Information were each awarded a $1,422 scholarship for their creative presentations that showcased their skills and commitment to the information profession.
  • Information literacy, digital literacy and gender stereotypes permeate the 14th issue of the San José State University School of Information Student Research Journal focused on the theme of change in the field of library and information science.
  • Five new students beginning the MLIS program in spring 2018 have demonstrated their potential as information professionals through the creation of infographics that highlighted their desired career paths and earned them $1,000 scholarships. 
  • Assistant Professor Michelle Chen will research the impact of social media data on the tourism industry with a Research Scholarship and Creative Activity Infusion grant awarded by the SJSU College of Applied Sciences and Arts.
  • Annie Cipolla always wanted a profession in which she helped people, and her compassion and commitment hasn't gone unnoticed. The 2007 MLIS alumna is one of 10 I Love My Librarian 2017 award winners.
  • San José State University School of Information faculty members are investigating how libraries can effectively utilize blockchain technology with a $100,000 research grant awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
  • Three San José State University School of Information alumnae continue to make their mark in the information profession by being elected to the California Library Association Board of Directors.
  • MARA student James Carpenter is quickly making a name for himself in the information management profession before even graduating. He is the recipient of the prestigious ARMA International Access Leadership Scholars Award.