In This Issue
Purdue Appoints New Dean for Libraries and School of Information Studies | Press Garners NYT Coverage, Celebrates Purdue 150 with New Books | Interdisciplinary Learning Community Faculty Team Recognized with Academic Connection Award | 2019 Why I Love Purdue Libraries Contest Winners | One Book Higher Awards 2019 | Faculty Presentations, Publications, Awards, and Accomplishments |Check It Out! LCSSAC Corner | Spring 2019 Purdue Office of Undergraduate Research Conference Interdisciplinary Research Poster Winners | News and Announcements
Purdue Appoints New Dean for Libraries and School of Information Studies
Courtesy of Purdue News Service
A former associate dean and professor at Purdue University return to campus after being selected as the new dean of Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies. Beth McNeil, dean of library services and professor at Iowa State University, will join Purdue on July 1.
“Beth’s knowledge of the Purdue Libraries organization and our entire campus will be an enormous benefit as we continue to develop an integrated, campus-wide data science education ecosystem,” said Jay Akridge, provost and vice president for academic affairs and diversity. “Beth brings an impressive record of leadership excellence in library and information science to this important position.” (Photo from Association of Research Libraries.)
Press Book Garners NYT Coverage, Celebrates Purdue 150 with New Books
The Purdue University Press celebrates Purdue’s Sesquicentennial with two new books, garners New York Times coverage, and will hold a special sale Founder’s Day — May 6, 2019.
by Bryan Shaffer, Sales and Marketing Manager, Purdue University Press
The Purdue University Press is enjoying a busy spring with a new biography getting noticed in the national media and two new Purdue history books that will be on the gift list for every Boilermaker across the globe.
Interdisciplinary Learning Community Faculty Team Recognized with Academic Connection Award from University Residences
Faculty in the Purdue School of Engineering Education, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies, and the Purdue Department of English engaged 53 engineering students in the Engineering in the World of Data Learning Community in compelling outside-of-the-classroom activities to enhance student learning.
University Residences at Purdue University recently recognized outstanding faculty, staff, and resident assistants involved in learning communities for their exceptional work during the 2018-19 school year. Read more…
Congratulations to the 2019 Why I Love Purdue Libraries Video Contest Winners!
Five Purdue University undergraduate students were selected as the winners of the 2019 Why I Love Purdue Libraries Video Contest. Contest judges included Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies and Purdue Federal Credit Union regular and student staff members. Purdue Federal Credit Union (PFCU) sponsors the contest.
On April 25, Account Vice President at PFCU Jeff Love (second from left) met with the student winners in the PFCU branch in the Purdue Memorial Union to congratulate them. Winners are Miteum Yoo (far left), first place; Tae Hyung Kwon (third from left), second place; and Bharat Kesari, Christian Viktrup, and Dane Brear, third place. View their videos below…
Miteum Yoo, First Place
Tae Hyung Kwon, Second Place
Bharat Kesari, Christian Viktrup, and Dane Brear, Third Place
One Book Higher Awards 2019
During the 2019 One Book Higher celebration event held March 26, faculty, staff, and students were presented with a variety of awards that honored their contributions to the Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies and Purdue University. Read more…
Faculty Presentations, Publications, Awards, and Accomplishments
A list of Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies faculty honors and accomplishments in March/April 2019. Read more…
Welcome to Check It Out! Information about Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies’ Staff Happenings
If you have something that you would like to be included in “LCSSAC Corner” (including activities, accomplishments, upcoming events, etc.), please contact Sandy Galloway at email@example.com.
One Book Higher
The 12th Annual One Book Higher (OBH) event was held March 26 in the Purdue Memorial Union South Ballroom.
During the annual OBH celebration, faculty, staff, and student awards and scholarships are presented. The event also includes a poster session and luncheon. The poster session features works from the Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies faculty and staff from the year. Read more…
Spring 2019 Purdue Office of Undergraduate Research Conference
The 2019 Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference was held April 4 and April 9. The conference showcased the research of more than 700 undergraduate students representing all undergraduate colleges and schools. For more information about the Purdue Office of Undergraduate Research, visit www.purdue.edu/undergrad-research/.
The winners of the Interdisciplinary Research Poster presentations are listed below. These students’ research projects were supported and evaluated by faculty and staff in the Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies. Photos by Clarence Maybee.
Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference (Spring 2019) Interdisciplinary Research Poster First Place Winner: “Desalination in Extraterrestrial Systems” by Akshay Rao (Engineering)
Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference (Spring 2019) Interdisciplinary Research Poster Second Place Winner: “Changes in Microglial Morphology Following an Acute Stressor in Male and Female Rats” by Houston Meminger (Health and Human Sciences) (Editor’s Note: Jadebrielle Bennesh is also in this photo on the right.)
Purdue Office of Undergraduate Research Conference Interdisciplinary Research Poster Third Place Winner: “Production of Barley Stripe Mosaic Virus Biotemplates with Customizable Lengths for Nanowire Synthesis” by Rachel Susler (Engineering)
- Chat Service Now Available on Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies Home Page
- Symposium on Electronic Dissertations and Theses Set for May 23 at Purdue
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