Stephenson Shines in South Korea

After graduation, most students are faced with the prospect of leaving their hometowns to pursue the career they just spent years working toward. This often means moving to a new state and leaving behind the comforts of home. For Rosandra Stephenson (B.S. 15’ Media and Communication Studies), this also meant leaving behind the comforts of […] »

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iSchool Alumna Receives Honor from Kentucky Senate for Work with Beecher Terrace Community

Earlier this year Natalie Woods (’14, M.S. Information) was recognized by the Senate of Kentucky for her extraordinary work with Louisville’s Beecher Terrace Community. What used to be government housing is being redeveloped as part of a $29.5 million grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to transform the public housing complex into a mixed-income, […] »

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Meet Daniel Phelps: iSchool Alumnus and Program Director of Carnegie Mellon’s Information Systems Program in Qatar

In 2007, Daniel Phelps (’97 B.A. Arts and Sciences, ’98, M.S. Information Studies, ’05 Ph.D. Information) moved to Doha, Qatar as part of a two-year contract with SEI/CERT, a Federally Funded Research and Development Center administered by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). While he was there, CMU developed the Information Systems Program at the Qatar campus, which […] »

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iSchool Alumna Promoted at Battelle Memorial Institute

iSchool alumna Abigail Goehring (’15, M.S. Information) has recently been promoted to Librarian 2 at Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, Ohio. As one of the world’s largest non-profit independent research and development institutions, Battelle is committed to driving innovation and discovery. “Our work crosses all aspects of scientific research, from national security to agribusiness to national […] »

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Christie Koontz Travels World to Teach Marketing to Librarians

When most people think of common requirements of librarians, a base knowledge of marketing isn’t usually on the list. However, Christie Koontz (’90 Ph.D. Information Studies) is passionate about improving libraries and their ability to serve their communities. Dr. Koontz has served the last twenty years of her career in the International Federation of Library […] »

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Alumnus Makes Impact as Dean of Students at University of Cincinnati

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Juan Guardia (’97, B.A. Communications) is the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students for the University of Cincinnati. Guardia serves students and their families as they navigate the college experience through support services and resources committed to students’ advocacy, safety, and well-being. He oversees several areas that focus on issues impacting students’ […] »

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