• The San José State University School of Information has chosen Felicity Murphy for the 2018 Ken Haycock Award for Exceptional Promise. Murphy will serve as the graduating student speaker during the virtual convocation celebration on May 19.
  • iSchool alumni Rebecca Stavick and David Lopez are among a cohort of 50 information professionals named 2018 Movers & Shakers by Library Journal for their exceptional contributions as emerging leaders in the library community.
  • Dr. Shelly Buchanan, a lecturer at the SJSU School of Information, is the 11th graduate of the San José Gateway PhD program. Buchanan studied student-driven inquiry educational experiences, and her research introduces a different approach to teaching.
  • MLIS student Eké Williams was chosen from five finalists to receive the Innovative Librarians Award, sponsored by the iSchool and Gwinnett County Public Library, in recognition of his Documentary Photography Bootcamp project at the Brooklyn Public Library. 
  • San José State University School of Information faculty and staff members were recently recognized by iSchool Director Dr. Sandra Hirsh with awards for their contributions to the school.
  • The second edition of Information Services Today: An Introduction, edited by San José State University School of Information’s Director Sandra Hirsh, and with contributions from multiple faculty members, has been published.
  • The San José State University School of Information's Library 2.018 web conference series will feature three open-access, topic-specific online conferences with the first one set for March 8 on design thinking. Registration is free.
  • Graduation preparation is in full swing at the School of Information at San José State University. During the annual virtual convocation ceremony in May, ALA President James Neal will address the graduates.
  • 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!