UMD iSchool Alumni Spotlights

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UMD’s iSchool Takes Great Pride in its Graduates

From archivists to librarians, web developers to information architects, our iSchool alumni succeed as information professionals in every field imaginable. Take a moment to read these interesting stories about your fellow iSchool Terps!


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The alumni of the UMD iSchool have been shaping the interaction between people and information. Today our alumni are engaged with the iSchool like never before.

Alumni Awards & Recipients PhD Alumni

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Wendy Simmons, PhD, Class of 1990

Wendy Simmons is a retired Foreign Service Officer. She was also an adjunct lecturer for the College of Information Studies from 2015 to 2017. Fo …

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Kevin Beverly, MLS, Class of 1981

iSchool Alumnus Kevin Beverly works to help disadvantaged children realize their potential through community outreach, mentoring, and service.

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Alice Crites, MLS

Alice Crites, Washington Post researcher, has been a part of a half-dozen Pulitzer teams.

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Tracy Jeffcott, MLS, Class of 2012

Tracy Jeffcott is the recipient of the 2017-18 Maryland School Librarian of the Year award, which honors a school librarian for exemplary service …

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Dr. Diane Ledbetter Barlow, MLS, Class of 1975

Dr. Diane L. Barlow, who passed February 6, 2018, was a monumental figure in the history of the University of Maryland College of Information Stu …

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Jamuna Sundararajan, MIM, Class of 2005

Jamuna is currently the President and CEO of Cyberbahn Federal Solutions LLC. Cyberbahn Federal Solutions LLC was Jamuna’s dream since 1995, whic …

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Melissa Wertheimer, MLIS, Class of 2017

Meet Melissa Wertheimer, Archivist of the Music Library Association and Music Reference Specialist at the Library of Congress.