RU SURE Students Put Theory into Action

 

Nine students in Dr. Lea Stewart’s Advanced Health Communication course worked together last semester to implement the RU SURE Campaign with the goal of raising awareness of the misperceptions regarding alcohol use at Rutgers by educating students about the statistical norms and negative consequences of dangerous drinking among college students. Read more

 

MLIS Alumna Nicole Cooke Receives ALISE/Norman Horrocks Leadership Award

 

Before MLIS alumna Nicole A. Cooke, Ph.D., entered our doctoral program, she was inspired by many leaders in the library field, and decided early on to become more active in pursuing leadership roles and opportunities. That decision was affirmed in 2007 when she was named one of Library Journal’s “Movers & Shakers.” Read more

 

Marie L. Radford Wins ALISE/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Paper Competition

 

Marie L. Radford, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Library and Information Science (LIS) Department and Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D., senior research scientist at OCLC Research, received the 2013 ALISE/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Award for their paper, “Not Dead Yet! A Longitudinal Study of Query Type and Ready Reference Accuracy in Live Chat and IM Reference.” Read more

 

MLIS Alumna Tonya Badillo Discusses Her Unique Path

 

MLIS alumna Tonya Badillo is proof that it is never too late to go for your dreams if you are determined. Featured in The Asbury Park Press, Badillo tells her story of changing her life’s direction from completing an accounting degree to receiving a 21st Century Laura Bush Grant and pursuing the path to a librarian. Read more