Student Kathryn Schramm developed a tagging vocabulary for an innovative local-news mobile application during her Summer 2011 internship.
MLIS student John Jackson, the 2010-2011 Program Coordinator for our School’s American Library Association Student Chapter (ALASC), was one of 40 students working behind the scenes during ALA’s 2011 Annual Conference in New Orleans.
Doctoral student Cheryl Stenström has served in leadership positions in several public libraries, most recently as the Chief Librarian and CEO of the South Shore Public Libraries in Nova Scotia, Canada. Her experience managing library budgets prompted her current doctoral research in the San Jose Gateway PhD program, which will examine how and why elected officials and their senior civil servants make decisions, using public library funding as a case study.
Student Antonia Krupicka-Smith is contributing her knowledge of youth development and teen culture to a grant-funded study on public library spaces for young adults.
Student Hoan-Vu Do was awarded the 2011 SLIS H.W. Wilson Scholarship, which will support his MLIS studies and career goals in science librarianship.