How do international relations and information science relate? Informatics minor Riley Lankes says they intersect in finding ways to combat misinformation and disinformation, which are becoming important issues in international relations.
Anu Pria Roy
A woman of many interests, Anu is from Naryanganj, Bangladesh, and chose the MLIS program because it offers an exclusive opportunity to learn the interconnection between library science and information technology.
Adia Caldwell Spotlight
Adia Caldwell chose information science because she liked the small classrooms and career versatility the major offered. The senior has made a mark, both in the School of Information Science and university-wide.
Tavashia Berry Spotlight
This senior has done an externship with the Smithsonian and an internship with an IT specialist. In her spare time, she writes and hopes to be published one day.
Dee Demetriadis was promoted to teen/digital media lab librarian at the Libbie Mill Library in Henrico, Virginia. She credits her studies at the University of South Carolina for helping land her dream job.
The right information
Things have been falling neatly into place for Charles Rodriquez — he started his degree in information studies and completed an internship that paved the way for a new job he'll begin in May.
Information science students present undergraduate research
Fourteen undergraduate students presented their research and internship experiences to judges who are currently working in the field. This year’s posters covered topics ranging from anxiety in college students to attitudes about autonomous aircrafts.
SLIS student goes behind the scenes at ALA Annual Conference
When MLIS student Sarah Hodierne travels to Washington, D.C., next summer, it won’t just be to see the nation’s capital — she’ll also be working at the American Library Association’s annual conference as part of an exclusive student program.
SLIS students speak at national conference
The HBCU Library Alliance Conference offered three students — Patrice Green, Jocelyn Pettigrew and Ashley Silvera — the opportunity to network with professionals in the field and speak in front of all the attendees.
SLIS student interns at the Library of Congress
This summer, Patrice Green was able to explore potential careers through one of the most prestigious internships in the country.
Our students are involved in interesting, challenging and creative activities both inside and outside the classroom. We showcase some of them on this page.