We're pleased to announce the winners of the September 2021 drawing for the Frank B. Sessa Scholarships for Continuing Professional Education of Beta Phi Mu Members. This round's winners are:
Lori Bello, Rutgers School of Communication & Information, Omicron Chapter
Araceli Hintermeister, Simmons College/University, Beta Beta Chapter
Ariel Barnes, Simmons College/University, Beta Beta Chapter
Regina Pagani, Simmons University, Beta Beta Chapter
Heather Healy, Emporia State University, Beta Epsilon Chapter
Each winner receives $150 toward an approved professional continuing education opportunity. Much thanks to Library Juice Academy for their generous support of these awards!
The 2021 Sessa lottery is now closed. Beta Phi Mu members, check back after the first of the year for the link to register for YOUR chance to win in 2022!
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Beta Phi Mu is pleased to announce the 2021 Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship winners. These $3,000 awards provide support for doctoral students who are working on their dissertations in Library and Information Science, Information Studies, Informatics, or a related field.
Congratulations to the following:
STEPHEN ABRAMS, Queensland University of Technology/San José State University, A Communicological Critique of Evaluative Norms for Digital Preservation Success
ELIZABETH CAMPBELL, Drexel University, A Framework for Measuring and Mitigating Bias in Electronic Health Record Data; A Case Study in Childhood Obesity Incident
YI-YUN CHENG, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Agreeing to Disagree: Applying a Logic Based Approach to Reconciling and Merging Multiple Taxonomies
JULAINE CLUNIS, Kent State University, Semantic Analysis Mapping Framework for Clinical Coding Schemes
LO LEE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Exploring Information Behavior of Hobbyists and the Making Process of Arts and Crafts
RONGQIAN MA, University of Pittsburgh, Bridging Sight and Insight: Visualization in Action among Digital Humanists
For more information, read the complete press release here: Current Scholarship Winners
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