50th Anniversary Reception

Please join us as we celebrate the School of Information Studies 50th Anniversary during the Annual WLA Conference! All past and present SOIS Alumni, Students, Faculty, Staff and Friends are invited to attend.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

5:30pm – 8:00pm

MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant
Harley-Davidson Museum®
at the crossroads of 6th and Canal Streets
Milwaukee, WI 53203


*Trolley service will run from the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino (WLA conference venue) to MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant at The Harley-Davidson Museum® every 15min starting at 5:00pm.The trolley will be picking up at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino at the bottom of the valet driveway on the left hand side.


5:30 – 6:00PM – Student & Alumni Networking Session
The evening will begin with a networking event for current students and library & information science professionals. This is a great opportunity to give back and support current students pursuing the MLIS degree. Stop by and share your experience and helpful advice with current students and reminisce about life in library school.

6:00 – 8:00PM – 50th Anniversary Celebration
Celebrate with us! Join us for a casual evening of networking, food, fun and celebration!

  • Refreshments will be served
  • Cash Bar & 1 free drink ticket available
  • All attendees will receive a Harley-Davidson Museum ticket (good for 90 days).
  • The first 100 alums/students will receive a commemorative SOIS 50th Anniversary glass.

Share Your Memories!

We are looking for memorable moments from students, alumni and friends about your experience at the School of Information Studies. Share a favorite memory about a class, project or instructor. Did you make lasting friendships while in library school…who are they? What has surprised you most about your job or the profession? These memories will be shared at our 50th Anniversary events throughout the year!
We hope to see you there! Let us know if you can make it!

Please RSVP online by October 24, 2016

RSVP online: http://sois.uwm.edu/wla16