News: Alumni Spotlight

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Alumni Spotlight: How an iSchool Alumna Helps Fight Plagiarism – Terry Darr, MLS ’06

November 13, 2019 | iSchool News
School library director Terry Darr, MLS 2006, teaches over 200 information literacy and plagiarism education classes each year to middl …
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Alumni Spotlight: Independent Scholar Who Strives to Be an Autodidact – David B. Levy, MLS ‘94

October 7, 2019 | iSchoolNews
When David Levy, MLS ’94, was a student at the University of Maryland (UMD), he spent most of his free time in McKeldin Library where …
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Alumni Spotlight: The Endless Opportunities in Librarianship – Mary Ellen Icaza MLS ‘98

September 30, 2019 | iSchoolNews
The University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies (iSchool) played an important role in setting the foundation for Mary Ell …
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Alumni Spotlight: From Law School to iSchool – Laura Moorer MLS’12

August 26, 2019 | iSchool News
Working in a library as a law school student made Laura Moorer, MLS ’12, realize that she did not want to always practice law. She di …
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Working in Libraries – Like Mother, Like Daughter

July 25, 2019 | iSchoolNews
Growing up with a librarian led Sarah Stonesifer, MLS alumna ’11, to spend a lot of time in libraries. Sarah’s mother, Susan Stones …
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The Key to Solving the Puzzle of Web Governance, Featuring Robert Jacoby, MIM 2012

June 11, 2019 | iSchool News
Meet Robert Jacoby, Web Governance Expert for the United Nations, poet, novelist, author of the “website governance” entry on Wikip …
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Aderonke Adeniji, MIM, Class of 2005

May 30, 2019 | iSchool News
Technology is a consistently evolving field. Those working in cybersecurity have a duty to keep their minds sharp and focused on how th …
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MLIS Alumna Uses Concepts Learned in MLIS Program to Make Metadata More Valuable to her Work at NASA

March 13, 2019 | Morgan Adle Caroline Drogin
Interview with Adrienne Hieb, Metadata Librarian at NASA Goddard and MLIS Program Graduate