April 30, 2019
Congratulations to our Graduating Employees!
The following employees of the University Libraries will be receiving their degrees on May 11, 2019.
Mason Belue | User Services
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Honors and Awards: Class of 1937 Alumni Scholarship UAMS, “Most Outstanding Chapter Officer” AHMB national award; 2nd place best poster at SMART REU Research Symposium; NSF REU recipient; Florence K. McKee Scholarship; Biomedical Engineering Departmental Scholarship; Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship; Chemical Engineering Scholarship; Honors College Scholarship; the Dr. Walter & Lucille Owen Endowed Scholarship; General Engineering Scholarship; (2x) Charles Brock Scholarship; Arkansas Advance Scholarship
Future Plans: I will be attending medical school at UAMS.
Ashely Cain | Special Collections
Major: Computer Science
Samuel Hall Collins | Digital Services
Major: Graduate in Computer Science this May and will graduate with degree in Applied Mathematics in Fall 2019
Nancy Diaz | Research and Instruction
Major: Masters of Operations Management
Honors and Awards: MSOM Spring 2019 scholarship
Future Plans: Intern for Walmart Supply Chain Engineering summer 2019.
Aaron Eduardo Manjarrez Dominguez | Business Graduate Assistant
Major: Master of Science in Operations Management
Future Plans: Use my experience obtained from being the Business Graduate Assistant in my next job in marketing analytics.
Christopher Galindo | Special Collections
Honors and Awards: Housing Northwest Arkansas Recognition at Venice Viennali in Venice, Italy.
Future Plans: Working for MAHG Architects starting on May 20th in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Rachel Jarchow | Public Relations
Major: Social Work
Future Plans: I’ll be staying in the area to be the social work intern at Washington County Drug Court.
Tanner Scott Martin | User Services
Major: Political Science and History
Honors and Awards: Member of Delta Phi Alpha (German Honor Society)
Hayley Maxwell | Multimedia Services
Major: Kinesiology (Exercise Science concentration)
Honors and Awards: Rebecca Taylor Award, RA Staff of the Year twice
Future Plans: Getting a Medical Assistant Certification while continuing on the path to become a Pediatric Physician’s Assistant.
Ariel Romero | Public Relations
Alejandro Segura | Digital Services
Major: B.A. International Studies: International Economics and Development and B.A. in Spanish
Hanna Williams | Digital Services
Major: Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art with Concentration in Photography and Painting
Shannon Youmans | User Services
Honors and Awards: 2019 Janet and Luke Parsch Endowed Single Parent Scholarship Recipient; National Honors Society; Dean’s List
Future Plans: I plan to look for a full-time position here on the UA campus, and then work towards my masters.
Sierra Upgrade planned for Tuesday, May 14
The Libraries will be upgrading our catalog system, Sierra, on Tuesday, May 14. We expect the system to be offline from 9-11a.m.
During that time, the library catalog, Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad), remote access to library electronic resources, and Index Arkansas will also be unavailable.
You can refer to our Research Guide, “Down But Not Out,” for tips on locating items in our collection when the library catalog is offline.
Way to go, Cedar!
Cedar Claire Middleton has accepted a Member appointment for the ACRL/WGSS Awards Committee. Her Member term will be July 01, 2019 to June 30, 2020. Well done, Cedar!
Registration for ALPS InfoBits 2019 is Open!
ALPS InfoBits 2019 – Friday, May 17 @ Garland County Library, Hot Springs
The Arkansas Library Paraprofessionals annual InfoBits event is an opportunity for paraprofessionals from across the state to come together to network and learn together. This year’s topics include working with student workers, challenging patrons, using Google, and more! On Thursday, May 16 at 6 PM ALPS will hold a pre-InfoBits Networking event, Painting & Pizza. ALPS Historian Stewart Fuell will be leading the painting portion of the event. Both events are FREE and open to all however, registration is required. Please send completed registration forms or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walton College Beahvioral Business Research Lab
The Behavioral Business Research Laboratories offer exciting opportunities for students to participate in a diverse range of paid academic research. Please encourage any students you know who may be interested to register for their subject pool.
Research and Publication Basics (ALCTS Five-Part Webinar Series)
All sessions will be held in Room 302B from 1:00-2:00:
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 – Communicating Impact Using Data Visualization
For more information about the series, please visit: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/researchbasics
Shout Out (n) Informal. A message of congratulation, support, or appreciation.
Melody Herr gives a shout out to the entire Dean of Libraries Search Committee for the time and effort they’ve already put into helping us find a new leader.
|Tess Gibson||4/11-5/2||Robin Roggio, 5-5311, email@example.com or Christina Rhoades, 5-6424, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Melody Herr||4/28-5/2||Cedar Middleton, 5-2041, email@example.com|
|Beth Juhl||5/2-10||Electronic resource issues: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sierra issues: email@example.com
Website issues: Dylan Hurd or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Ashley Mitchell||5/3-13||Charles Sabo, 5-5415 email@example.com or Lisa Lindsey Headstream, 5-4165, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Lori Birrell||5/8-31||Melanie Griffin, 5-5576, email@example.com|
Calendar of Libraries’ Events – mark your personal calendars!
|5/8||Data Visualization Webinar, 1 PM, MULN 302B|
|5/9||Last Day of Classes|