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Spotlight: Brittany DiPippo

Current Students / Graduate Student / Library & Information Studies

Spotlight: Brittany DiPippo

21 May 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Brittany DiPippo is a current GSLIS student who is interested in digital archives. Her interest in both archival work and library and information studies began when she received an internship at The National Archives in Maryland.   Your internship at The National Archives is what inspired you to pursue your MLIS degree. How did you […]

Fidelity Executive Shares Expertise with PR students

Current Students / Public Relations

Fidelity Executive Shares Expertise with PR students

14 May 2015 | by Adam Roth

Public Relations students in PRS 441 were in for a treat when the Vice President of Communications at Fidelity Investments  gave a presentation on how to create and sell a personal brand. Lori Merolla, a URI alumna, Harrington School Advisory Board member, and recipient of a 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award, recounted her personal experiences in […]

Spotlight: Catherine Damiani  ’15

Current Students / Graduate Student / Library & Information Studies

Spotlight: Catherine Damiani ’15

4 May 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Catherine Damiani, former Student ALA President, is graduating this May. Among her many accomplishments is her current position at the East Providence Public Library, which she began directly after finishing comprehensive exams.   Catherine, congratulations on graduating from GSLIS this May and on your new job at East Providence Public Library! You were hired as a […]

Congratulations to Jennifer Grant and Kyle Litscher for accepting the Aldrich and Bergeron Awards from COLA

Award Winners / Current Students / Graduate Student / Library & Information Studies

Congratulations to Jennifer Grant and Kyle Litscher for accepting the Aldrich and Bergeron Awards from COLA

27 Apr 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Jennifer Grant and Kyle Litscher were presented with the Linda Aldrich School Library Media Scholarship and William Bergeron Public Library Scholarship respectively at the 2015 Rhode Island Coalition of Library Advocates Annual Meeting on April 7th. The scholarships are awarded annually by COLA to students nominated by the faculty of the Graduate School of Library […]

Undergraduate Makes Mark on Pop Culture

Current Students

Undergraduate Makes Mark on Pop Culture

30 Mar 2015 | by Adam Roth

By Emma Clarke Undergraduate Harrington Ranger The year is 2025. Perez Hilton is a thing of the past. Now, when America wants the latest celebrity news, it turns to BennettKnows, a multi-media-platform brand including a pop culture blog, a hit morning radio show, and a leading evening talk show, all hosted by media-mogul and Harrington […]

Student interns at CBS New York

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

Student interns at CBS New York

17 Nov 2014 | by WebsiteManager

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 […]

The Structured Self: Facebook and Social Identity

Current Students / Harrington School-Wide / Informal Learning Opportunities

The Structured Self: Facebook and Social Identity

16 Sep 2014 | by WebsiteManager

Please join us for a brown-bag lunch seminar on Facebook and identity with Angela Cirucci Tuesday, September 16 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm   Davis Hall, Davis 106 (conference room) 10 Lippitt Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA In her recent project, The Structured Self, Angela Cirucci investigates social networking sites’ structural affordances and their influence on identity creation, maintenance, performance, […]