• MLIS student Dana Lema recently returned from a 16-day trip to Austria where she participated in the SJSU Salzburg Scholar program focused on promoting the ideals of global citizenship.
  • San José Gateway PhD program student Karen Kaufmann was awarded a Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship given by Beta Phi Mu, the international honor society for library and information science and information technology.
  • Five incoming MLIS students share their excitement for beginning their journeys toward becoming information professionals in their infographics created for the Director's Scholarship for Excellence. 
  • Dr. Michael Stephens, an instructor in the MLIS program at the SJSU School of Information, has been promoted to associate professor. Stephens joined the iSchool in 2011 and teaches The Hyperlinked Library and Information Communities.
  • Volume 7, Issue 1 of the Student Research Journal is now available online and features an editorial, a peer-reviewed article and an invited contribution by SJSU iSchool students and an instructor. 
  • Associate professors Dr. Kristen Rebmann and Dr. Lili Luo each received $5,000 grants from the San José State University Office of Research Support and Services to support their respective research projects.
  • Three MLIS students recently traveled to Guatemala to promote the importance of information literacy and access through the Librarians Without Borders volunteer program.
  • SJSU School of Information alumni and a student gain executive board positions with the Special Libraries Association Silicon Valley Chapter, and the SLA Student Chapter receives award for outstanding leadership.
  • The iSchool awards several scholarships each year to current students enrolled in the MLIS and MARA degree programs thanks to the generosity of donors. The spring scholarship recipients received nearly $20,000 in scholarships.
  • A new partnership between the SJSU School of Information and the Institute of Certified Records Managers provides a direct path to ICRM certification for graduates of the Master of Archives and Records Administration degree program.