Student Spotlight: April Dawkins
April Dawkins will graduate in May and begin her career as an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.
Student association receives top national honor - AGAIN
The USC Library and Information Science Student Association (LISSA) chapter has been named the American Library Association student chapter of the year in back-to-back years.
Student’s circuitous career path leads to prestigious internship
For Emily Avery, library science was a "left turn in life," and the rerouting was prompted by the simple question, "What would you really like to do with the rest of your life?"
Have job, will travel
Finding your first job after graduation can lead to new adventures. For Taylor Atkinson, one application took her to the other side of the world.
Moore gives prestigious Ignite talk
The Museum Computer Network Conference chose Porchia Moore as one of the eight most provocative thinkers in the museum field. She got to deliver a rapid-fire, five-minute Ignite presentation.
The Magic of Puppetry
Jesika Brooks shopped at the Dollar Tree for supplies to create puppets for Dr. Pat Feehan's Puppetry as a Literacy Tool class. Dr. Feehan said, "She used socks and stuffing and stories from books. And the magic of puppetry is in Jesika Brooks." See photos of her creations.
Tamara King: Community Builder
WIS-TV 10 in Columbia reports on MLIS student Tamara King who is proving there's power in the words we speak and read. She's using literacy to reach out to families dealing with homelessness and it has made a huge difference.
Students curate "Scandal in the Stacks"
The display at Thomas Cooper Library could easily have been called, "I didn't know that book was banned! And the master's students who curated the exhibit got a hands-on experience, one which could be called "shocking."
From Bangladesh to the United States
Being an international student at USC can be fun, yet difficult. But Hassan Zamir believes he couldn't be at a better place. This Ph.D. student shares why he chose the doctoral program at USC.
International Exposure for Doctoral Student
Doctoral student Sara Chizari loves information science, but living in Iran hindered her from furthering her research. So she is now attending the School of Library and Information Science with a SPARC fellowship, giving her the intellectual freedom she needs.
A Man of Many Conferences
What do gender studies, film and technology have to do with information science? Graduate student Travis Wagner can answer that. He can also tell you why he's attended and presented at several conferences in the past two years on these interesting topics.
Our students are involved in interesting, challenging and creative activities both inside and outside the classroom. We showcase some of them on this page. And we update it regularly.