SILS News

Monday, May 2, 2016
Raymond Leonard Carpenter, Jr., an alumnus, former dean, and professor emeritus of the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), died peacefully on April 25, 2016, while in hospice care with his wife, Patricia, by his side. He was 89.  Born and raised in Watertown, N.Y., he was the son...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Tiffany Harris, Undergraduate Student Coordinator at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has received the 2016 Student Undergraduate Staff Award. Only one staff member at the University is selected for the award each year by the Student Undergraduate Teaching and Staff Awards...
Monday, April 25, 2016
StorySlam, an event where volunteers compete by telling brief personal stories related to a theme, made its debut at UNC-Chapel Hill recently, thanks to the efforts of the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Doctoral Student Association (DSA) and SILS Ph.D. student Sarah Beth...
Thursday, April 21, 2016
The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) hosted its second annual Project Fair to showcase the work of students on April 15 in Manning Hall. About 20 graduate and undergraduate students presented their research and creations to fellow students, faculty, and guests.  Students shared...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Students, faculty, and staff at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) have nominated seven SILS faculty members and adjunct faculty members for consideration for the 2016 Deborah Barreau Award for Teaching Excellence. Faculty Award Nominees Denise Anthony Ron Bergquist Rob Capra...
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Sandra Hughes-Hassell, Frances McColl Term Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has been awarded a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to develop a continuing education curriculum that will enable school librarians to become more...
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Ryan Shaw, UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Assistant Professor, will co-direct an expansion of the PeriodO tool, which eases the task of documenting how scholars define historical, art-historical, and archaeological periods differently. The project, titled “Periods, Organized (...
Monday, April 11, 2016
Mary Grace Flaherty, Assistant Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has received a Fulbright Teaching/Research Award for travel to Malawi, where she will study how people acquire and evaluate health information sources. “I’m very excited for this opportunity,”...

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