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In Memoriam: Dr. Danny Wallace, MA-LS, 1977

We regret to announce that Dr. Danny Wallace, who graduated from MU-SLIS in 1977, has passed away.

Danny Wallace earned his Bachelor of Science in Education at Southwest Missouri State University (now Missouri State University). After graduating with his Master of Arts in Library Science in 1977, he earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and served as a professor of library and information science at Louisiana State University, Indiana University, Kent State University, University of Oklahoma, and University of Alabama.

We extend deep sympathies to Dr. Wallace’s family and friends.

Assistant Professor Sarah Buchanan wins Richard Wallace Grant


Assistant Professor Sarah Buchanan has won the Richard Wallace Faculty Incentive Grant! Through this grant, Dr. Buchanan will be collaborating with the department of Classical Studies to create the first directory to the archival papers (archives) of American classicists and classical archaeologists. Scholars’ papers are dispersed across place and time, and this work will reveal and connect career-long contributions. Research partner is the Forum for Classics, Libraries, and Scholarly Communication, which will be meeting in January in Toronto.

LIS alumna Brett Rurode featured in Lawrence Journal-World

The Lawrence (KS) Journal-World pictures Brett Rurode (MA-LIS 2008), a reference librarian for the Kansas State Library, touching history. Check out the link for a great photo!
http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2016/jan/14/301834/

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