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Spotlight: David Kelsey ’12

26 Mar 2015

Alumni / Friend/ Harrington School-Wide/ Library & Information Studies

Spotlight: David Kelsey ’12

David Kelsey is a 2012 graduate of GSLIS. He is currently the Outreach Services Manager at the St. Charles Public Library in St. Charles, IL. His library serves a population of 54,000, making it the 8th busiest library in Illinois.    David, you’re the Outreach Services Manager at the St. Charles Public Library. What role […]

URI Alumni Accept Awards for their Public Libraries

19 Mar 2015

Alumni / Friend/ Award Winners/ Harrington School-Wide/ Library & Information Studies

URI Alumni Accept Awards for their Public Libraries

The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies hosted their 2015 Annual Gathering on the evening of Friday March 6th, 2015. At the gathering, which took place at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island, two libraries were recognized for their contributions to public library service: the Cranston Public Library and the Providence Community Library. […]

URI film lecturer to screen Holocaust documentary at United Nations

23 Jan 2015

Faculty & Staff/ Film/Media

URI film lecturer to screen Holocaust documentary at United Nations

Rob Cohen’s documentary, “Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald,” was selected to be screened at the UN on January 28th.

GSLIS Professor ‘leads the way’ in library way-finding research

2 Dec 2014

Faculty & Staff/ Harrington School-Wide/ Headlines/ Home Page Featured/ Library & Information Studies

GSLIS Professor ‘leads the way’ in library way-finding research

Lauren Mandel, Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies in the Harrington School, is leading the way in making public libraries easier to use for everyone. Her current research on way-finding in libraries (how people orient and navigate in space) could help people find information faster and easier, reducing the “library […]

Alumna’s career illustrates versatility of Harrington School majors

2 Dec 2014

Harrington School-Wide/ Headlines/ Home Page Featured/ Public Relations/ Writing & Rhetoric

Alumna’s career illustrates versatility of Harrington School majors

Kari’s journey through the Harrington School was remarkable. Her advice for current students is pertinent to all: “Have high expectations for yourself,” she says. “Set the bar high, and then, at every opportunity, be so bold as to go above it.”

Student interns at CBS New York

17 Nov 2014

Communication Studies/ Current Students/ Harrington School-Wide/ Internships/ Undergraduate Student

Student interns at CBS New York

Communication Studies and Spanish double major Christian Castano of Portsmouth, RI found his career match when he interned under the executive sales team at CBS in New York this summer. “I worked with very intelligent, influential, and important people and I couldn’t be happier for the opportunity,” Christian said. The interdisciplinary nature of the Communication […]

PR Alum Finds the ‘Right Fit’ at United Natural Foods

30 Oct 2014

Alumni / Friend/ Public Relations

PR Alum Finds the ‘Right Fit’ at United Natural Foods

Competing against one thousand applicants, Julian Emerich was hired by United Natural Foods Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company headquartered in Providence, RI.

Film/Media Students Volunteer at 16th annual KidsEye Filmmaking Camp

14 Aug 2014

Film/Media/ Harrington School-Wide/ Undergraduate/ Undergraduate Student

Film/Media Students Volunteer at 16th annual KidsEye Filmmaking Camp

Volunteering while encouraging creativity and collaboration

Interning at the New York Yacht Club & the RI Historical Society

12 Aug 2014

Alumni / Friend/ College of Arts & Sciences/ Communication Studies/ Film/Media/ Harrington School-Wide/ Internships

Interning at the New York Yacht Club & the RI Historical Society

Translating classroom and Ranger experience to the real world

Executive Advisory Board Spotlight: Linda Fantin

4 Aug 2014

College of Arts & Sciences/ Featured/ Harrington School-Wide/ Home Page Featured/ Journalism

Executive Advisory Board Spotlight: Linda Fantin

The changing media landscape calls for engaging and collaborative journalism.