Event: MLIS End-of-Year Banquet
June 6, 2019
Washington Park Arboretum, Wisteria Hall
7 to 9:30 PM
Current MLIS students are invited to the MLIS End-of-Year Banquet from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at the Washington Park Arboretum’s Wisteria Hall, to celebrate our accomplishments and toast the graduating cohort. Hosted by ALISS, iYouth, SAA, and sALA, the event will feature hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and music. iYouth will announce its Summer Reading Challenge, and attendees can learn about MLIS events planned for the summer. As this is not a sit-down banquet, the tone of the evening will be casual yet refined. Attendees are encouraged to dress however they feel most comfortable.
Funding: Washington Library Association 2019-2020 Scholarships
Deadline: Applications close August 1, 2019
The application window for the Washington Library Association (WLA) 2019-2020 scholarships is now open. There are five memorial scholarships, created and funded by families and friends in memory of their loved ones to honor each person’s service to libraries. Winners will be announced on September 4 in the WLA Wednesday Newsletter. Continue reading
First-Generation Graduate Student Celebration!
All current first-generation graduate students* are cordially invited to this year-end celebration, whether you are graduating very soon or continuing in your grad program! Attend this event to build community with peers and to celebrate your milestones—no matter how big or small. Staff, faculty, and students’ family members are welcome! Free and delicious food and refreshments will be provided. Continue reading
FIUTS Graduation Celebration, June 14
June 14, 2019
3:30 – 5:00 PM
HUB Room 214
Join Foundation for International Understanding Through Students (FIUTS) for the FIUTS Graduation Celebration. It is a celebration for any student for whom FIUTS was an important part of their UW experience. Continue reading
Five (Big Picture) Tips for First-Year Library Students
Katelyn Sabelko, a MA student in the iSchool at University of Wisconsin – Madison, recently published this HLS piece. Reflecting upon her first year in another library school, she highlights 5 big-picture tips for those just starting library school. It’s some very sound advice and shouldn’t just be limited to first-years.
Spring Sendoff for Graduate and Professional Students!
It’s time to celebrate the end of another successful year at UW! Join the GPSS and your fellow graduate and professional students for an afternoon of drinks, food, music, lawn games, and a photo booth. Continue reading