SLIS Community News, July 2016

July 29, 2016

Colin Rhinesmith

Awards, presentations, and new position announcements from SLIS faculty, alumni, and students


SLIS Associate Professor Lisa Hussey offered a free webinar on Mentoring and Gender Issues in LIS in July 2016.

SLIS Instructor Colin Rhinesmith (pictured) was selected as faculty associate at Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Rhinesmith will collaborate on projects "that promote digital inclusion and broadband adoption in U.S. communities and beyond."


LIS Student Desiree Alaniz published a post on the Hack Library School blog, “Why We Should All Be Excited About Dr. Carla Hayden”.

PhD Candidate Maria Taesil Hudson McCauley was named director of Cambridge libraries in June 2016.

PhD Candidate Anastasia Weigle presented a poster session at the Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI) 2016 at Kent State in Ohio, July 2016. 


Dhyana Berry '16LS is featured in the Improper Bostonian music issue as one of "10 Local Bands Making Waves." Her band, Radclyffe Hall, released their full-length debut, Ghosts, in June.

Boston Public Library Children's Librarian Laura Koenig '07LS offered summer reading recommendations in the Improper Bostonian.

Eliot Wilczek '02LS presented at the AERI 2016 at Kent State in Ohio, July 2016.