2022 News

May 11, 2022
Dr. Claudia Gollop, PhD, a distinguished former faculty member and associate dean at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), passed away on May 3, 2022. A native of New York City, Dr. Gollop received her BA from City College-City University of New York (CUNY) and MLS degree from...
April 21, 2022
How can internet users speak freely online while also being protected from harmful content? How can real security threats from foreign technology products be addressed without depriving people of apps they use daily? How can technology better protect minors, while still giving them access to...
April 1, 2022
The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) is hosting the 2022 Symposium on Information for Social Good on Friday, April 22, 2022 from 8:30am-3pm. The SILS Symposium on Information for Social Good is a mini-conference that offers an opportunity for SILS undergraduate and master’s...
March 19, 2022
​Join the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) for the SILS Conference on AI and Knowledge Work. The conference will focus on the changing landscape of workplace culture through the evolution of technology and knowledge work. Find further event details and registration information ...
March 9, 2022
The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) announced Daniel Russell, a Senior Research Scientist for Search Quality and User Happiness at Google, as the keynote speaker for the upcoming SILS Conference on AI and Knowledge Work on March 31 and April 1. Within Google, Russell conducts...
March 4, 2022
Author, librarian, and UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alum M.K. England (MSLS '13) will give the Susan Steinfirst Community Lecture in Children’s Literature on Sunday, March 27, at 7 p.m. at the Morehead Planetarium on the UNC - Chapel Hill campus. The lecture, hosted by the...
February 11, 2022
The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) joined a group of top iSchools in the nation to plan a summit centered on the role of iSchools in the future of the library and information science (LIS) field.    The planning committee aims to present a series of conversations that lead up...