SILS News

February 21, 2014
This year, for the first time ever, the annual iConference will recognize its outstanding reviewers. One of the reviewers to be honored with this award, Frances Carroll McColl Term Professor Christopher (Cal) Lee, hails from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s iSchool, the...
February 20, 2014
TEDxUNC soars with ideas from astronaut alumnus, students, faculty As American astronaut Jerry Linenger finished his riveting description of life in space, the full house in attendance for Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 TEDxUNC event “Taking Flight” soared to its feet. The crowd at...
February 19, 2014
A special talk by Dr. Daniel Russell, research scientist at Google will take place at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in room 01 of Manning Hall on March 5, 2014 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. The title of the presentation...
February 19, 2014
Barbara Stanley Latta (MSLS ‘64), an alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has run her way into international record books. At 72-years-old, Latta holds the record for the longest running streak of any female in the world (...
February 18, 2014
Dr. Sandra Hughes-Hassell, professor at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the recipient of the 2014 Virginia Hamilton Essay Honor Award for her paper, “Multicultural Young Adult Literature as a Form of Counter-...
February 14, 2014
For immediate use: Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 The University will resume normal operations as planned starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, for offices and employees scheduled to work this weekend. The University will be open Monday, Feb. 17, on a regular operating schedule. Classes will be held...
February 5, 2014
Tim Elfenbein (MSIS ’13), a recent graduate of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, serves as the managing editor of a journal that this week made a major transition. Shortly after graduation, Elfenbein began serving as...
February 5, 2014
Dr. Brian Sturm, associate professor at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was interviewed and did a bit of storytelling during a radio broadcast conducted on November 6, 2013 on “Should Does Does Radio” on...
February 5, 2014
************************************************************* iConference 2014: Regular registrations available through Feb. 15, 2014 Conference Dates: 4-7 March, 2014, Berlin, Germany Conference Home: http://ischools.org/the-iconference/ Conference Schedule: https://www.conftool.com/...
February 5, 2014
Dav Robertson (MSLS ’75), alumnus and professor of the practice at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, represented the Metadata Research Center (MRC) as a panelist at the 2013 Digital Heritage International...
February 1, 2014
Great jobs, an interesting and engaging program and $1,000 scholarships that will be awarded to two lucky students are all part of the Bachelor of Science in Information Science (BSIS) program at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...
February 1, 2014
Multiple events are taking place on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus during the celebration of Black History month. To learn more of the happenings planned for the celebration, see the calendar published by Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.    
January 31, 2014
Four Pulitzers, a half dozen National Book and National Book Critics Circle awards, the creator of the Goosebumps series, great programs to help young people explore storytelling, and the latest developments in “The Future of Reading”—the 2014 North Carolina Literary Festival has...
January 31, 2014
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks first among the nation’s public universities in The Princeton Review’s list of the 2014 “Best Value Colleges.”   The Princeton Review ranks schools based on its analysis of more than 30 data points with cost data...
January 28, 2014
There have been a number of changes in Manning Hall over the last several months and the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has new space that includes a classroom, seminar rooms, a video studio, faculty and staff offices and cluster...