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UNC iSchool welcomes three new tenure-track faculty members


The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) has hired three new tenure-track faculty members, with appointments beginning July 1.

Sayamindu Dasgupta, Marijel “Maggie” Melo, and Yue Wang bring expertise in engaging children with data science, creating inclusive makerspaces, and mining insights from health data, respectively. They will join the SILS faculty as assistant professors, and begin teaching courses for the school this fall. Click here for details.

“We are thrilled to welcome these three dynamic new professors to SILS,” said SILS Dean Gary Marchionini. “They will further strengthen SILS’ research excellence in health informatics, data science, and modern librarianship.”