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New Associate Dean of Development

December 11, 2023

Please join us in a warm welcome to Ty Cole. Ty started his new role as Associate Dean of Development at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) in October 2023. Ty comes to UNC from Penn State University, where he served in three progre…Read more


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Hail! (But not farewell)

November 30, 2023

Becoming a dean wasn’t in Gary Marchionini’s career plan. A renowned expert in human-information interaction, interface design and testing, and digital libraries, Gary’s primary passions have always centered around writing and teaching. In 2010, howe…Read more


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SILS welcomes five new faculty members

May 24, 2023

The UNC-Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) welcomes five new faculty with appointments beginning July 1. Alexandra Chassanoff, William Payne and Joseph Winberry bring expertise in archives and digital curation, inclusive mus…Read more


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Louis Rosenfeld to Deliver 2023 SILS Departmental Commencement Address

May 5, 2023

Information architect, author, and publisher Louis Rosenfeld will deliver the 2023 SILS Departmental Commencement keynote address on May 11 in the Dean E. Smith Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. About Rosenfeld  Rosenf…Read more


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SILS Associate Professor Lukasz Mazur Awarded 2023 IISE Fellow Award

April 6, 2023

In March, Lukasz Mazur, an associate professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science and the UNC School of Medicine, was awarded the 2023 IISE Fellow Award. The Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE), which distributes…Read more


Amy Vincent

Amy Vincent: Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

April 6, 2023

Amy Vincent is a Master of Science in Library Science major at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). Vincent’s previous background teaching elementary school brought her to SILS, where she is pursuing her passion to become a Schoo…Read more


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Aashka Dave

Aashka Dave: Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week Feature

April 5, 2023

Aashka Dave is pursuing her Ph.D. in Information and Library Science at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). At SILS, Dave currently conducts research to study how people find information on politically divisive topics. She is al…Read more


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Drew Robinson

Drew Robinson: 2023 Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week Feature

April 4, 2023

Drew Robinson is a Master of Science in Information Science major at the UNC School of Information and Library Science. As an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Robinson received a minor in information science wh…Read more


Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS), Masters
Donna Nixon

Donna Nixon (MSLS ‘01) Named 2023 SILS Distinguished Alum

April 3, 2023

The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) presented the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award to Donna Nixon (MSLS ‘01) on April 1 during the 2023 SILS Dean’s Luncheon. Established in 1981, the Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni wh…Read more


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Julie Stivers (MSLS’15) named Library Journal “Mover & Shaker”

March 19, 2023

Julie Stivers (MSLS’15), alumna of the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and current librarian at Mount Vernon Middle School in Wake County, N.C., has been named a 2019 “Mover & Shaker” by Library Journal. Click here to read th…Read more

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