Community Profiles

Student Rose Khoury Lands Internship with Library of Congress

SLIS student Rose Khoury spent Fall 2009 as an intern with the Office of Strategic Initiatives for the Library of Congress, helping promote use of the library's primary sources in K-12 education.

Student Cristina Mitra Named 2009 YALSA Spectrum Scholar

SLIS student Cristina Mitra was named the 2009-2010 Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Spectrum Scholar, a national honor received by one student a year who is interested in pursuing a career s

Alum Beth Morris-Wong Shares Her Tribal Heritage at Her School Library

Every November for the past decade, alum Beth Morris-Wong has donned her full tribal regalia to teach her elementary school students about her tribe during American Indian month.

Alum Jodi Mitchell Reaches Out to Hospitalized Teen Readers

As teen outreach librarian for the Oakland Public Library in California, SLIS alum Jodi Mitchell is always hunting for ways to connect with unserved and underserved segments of the population.

Student Nicole Branch Assists with Research on Public Library Space for Youth

Nicole Branch will never look at public library space the same way thanks to her work on a research project with SLIS faculty member Dr. Anthony Bernier, a national expert on young adult library spaces.