Tomas A. Lipinski, J.D., LL.M., M.L.I.S., Ph.D. Dean and Professor

On behalf of the School of Information Studies, I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the SOIS graduating class of Spring 2020. I would also like to offer my sincerest congratulations and gratitude to the parents, families, friends, spouses and partners who have encouraged you and contributed significantly to your success.

As a Spring 2020 graduate, you have endured a unique and remarkable end to your academic program. The sacrifices that you have made in order to achieve this milestone is a testament to your resilience and your dedication to your academic and career achievements. In earning this degree, you have given yourself a priceless gift and have opened the doors to countless opportunities. Your hard work has prepared you to become innovative leaders while enriching the lives of those around you.

Once again, we congratulate you on your achievements and welcome you to the SOIS family of alumni, we are honored to count you among our esteemed graduates.

Tomas A. Lipinski, J.D., LL.M., M.L.I.S., Ph.D.
Dean & Professor

SOIS Spring 2020 Graduates

Bachelor of Science in Information Science & Technology

Congratulations to the following students who have earned the degree of Bachelor of Science in Information Science & Technology.

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Alexander Arturo Almonacid
Anthony Angeles
Jon Francis Antonopoulos
Muhammad Ali Azam
Patrick Baker
Zachary Randal Bania
Alexander Rey Benitez
Fellipe Braghetto Ticianeli
Andrew Brewer
Katharina Elena Carvan
Isaiah Anthony Cherry
Adin Christopher Chiappa
Sai Jayanth Chittajallu | view message
Joshua Allen Czarnecki
Amy Daniels | view message
Zachariah David DeBoer
Gugandeep Dhanda | view message
Brelon Devin Diggs
Michael Thomas Egan
Giuliano Edmund Fabian | view message
Christopher Evans
Jason Alan Fay
Anthony Adam Fenner
Brian Daniel Fischer
Michael Ryan Furst
Alyssa Gibson
Khari D Golson
Timothy Allen Griffith
Nikola Tesla Hall | view message
Sherwood L Hard
Abigail Hill
Stephen Hollins | view message
Clayton James Hoye
Ilian Iliev
Melissa Ann Imig | view message
Destinie Jenkins-Joshua | view message
Alexander Jump
Timothy Mathews Jurgens
Andrew Richard Karwoski
Tattiana Kifile | view message
Jonathan Ju Kim
Tyler Jonathon Klein
Matthew Richard Knishka
Nicholas Stephen Krahmer
Alyssa Sue Krawze
Gregg Kriegel
Ting Jonathon Lee
Jason Charles Lloyd
Christine Lor
Emily Anne Lusiak
Ian James Douglas MacEwan
Anthony Maggio
Brittany A Majchrzak
Jason Alan Makovec
Madeline Lea Manor
John Christian Martelon
Aaron David Martin
William Carnahan Mayr
Trey Kenric McNair Sr
Maryah Patricya Medina
Brenda Rae Moe
Jonathan Luke Mojica
Janet Moore
Sabrina Tshiab Moua
Daniel James Mutschler
David A Nelson
Paul Nguyen
Stefan Vuk Njegovan
Axel Olivas
Dominic Ontiveros
Emily Elizabeth Parr
Mason Pearson
Anthony Picado
Shamim Pourdashti
Alexander Joseph Puhl
Nathaniel David Raap
Gabriella Morkin Radtke
Matthew Joseph Reda
Beau Justin William Reeves
Shriya Regmi
Geoffrey Thomas Riddell
Mario Edward Ries
Jennifer Kris Ruel
Roberto Edward Ruiz-Maki
Evan Anthony Saharsky
Alex Salvatore Sanfelippo
Breanna Hope Scherer
Scott Elliott Schmeling
Wendy Janet Sebastian
Matthew Scott Shannon
Zachary Shimon | view message
Logan James Simons
Michael Paul Sippy | view message
Samantha Solis
David Spence | view message
Cevin Stevenson
Scott James Sukkert Jr | view message
Joshua Kenneth Sukkert | view message
Jacob Eric Surch
Andrea Tadlock
Wayne Robert Thoreson
Sterling Tian
Joseph Robert Toepfer
Jason Thomas Tubbs
Tou Vang
Benjamin Jon Ward
Brendon Allen Webber
Landon Charles Weller
Joshua Lee Wiemers
Cesar Alejandro Wilson Jr | view message
Allen Sing Wong
Que Xiong | view message
Thai Xiong
William Whua Xiong
Weipeng Yang
Ryan John Yatso
Jiaxiong Zhang

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Master of Library & Information Science

Congratulations to the following students who have earned the degree of Master of Library & Information Science.

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Caitlin Backus
Martha Lynn Bauer
Nancy Jean Bell
Courtney Nola Bishop
Sebastian Oliver Black
Natalie Sidsel Brottman | view message
Georgia Lee Brown | view message
Joseph Michael Brown | view message
Samantha Esther Brown | view message
Kathleen Elizabeth Coffey
Sarah Diane Coffman
Lee Alexandria Coggeshell
Claire Kathleen De Rochefort-Reynolds
Jacqueline Sue Dickmann
Jenna Ann Effenberger
Elise Emmers | view message
Amy Elizabeth Fels | view message
Kaitlynn Ann Francois
Lisa Louise Glover
Amanda Cami Jo Hall
Jillian Christine Heise | view message
Samantha Rae Hidde
Rebecca Ellen Jewell
Anna Kleiner Juliar
Anna Nicole Kallemeyn
Mleeka Khan | view message
Rachel Amber Kramer
Anna Kathleen Leska
Caitlyn Rose Letterer
Jessica Annie-Christine Leum
Melinda Sue Long | view message
Peter Andrew Lyon
Joy Ellen Mahaley | view message
Amelia Lauren Malling
Andriana Darlene Martin
Jennifer Ann Martin | view message
Dale Edward Meinholz
Elizabeth Anne Miller
Zachary Blain Morris
Jessica Ann Murdy
William Mutchnik
Sharon Kay Nagel | view message
Elizabeth Claire O’Hara
Heather Marie Palmer
Roslynn Fa’yawna Posley
Jennifer Puccini
Megan Marie Reddin
Kelsy Marie Rusch
Kristin Rush
Nikki Marie Scoville | view message
Michelle Seman
Michael Thomas Shaffer | view message
Nancy Siker | view message
Swati Singh
Samantha Fay Spottek
Jean Ann Stalhood
Samuel Nathan Steingraeber
Katie Elisabeth Stollenwerk
Audrey Marie Tarvainen
Susan Kay Thomas
Torrie Lynne Thomas
Lauren Shaw Tong
Alison Haruko Tsuchiya Theiler
Tyler Tianyo Vera
Seth Christian Warburton
Brooke Patricia Wegner
Lukas Jeffery Wenner
Jacynthia Katrenne West
Arin Christopher Wilken
Marie Lynne Wood
Bonnie Jean Wusterbarth

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Master of Information Science & Technology

Congratulations to the following students who have earned the degree of Master of Science in Information Science & Technology.

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David Parker Aman | view message
Aaron Max Burns
Katherine Victoria Gates
Brian Richard Hartling
Brendan Lenzner | view message
Steven Smolik | view message
Nounee Yang

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School Library Certification

Congratulations to the following students who have earned the School Library Certification.

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Christine Boersma
Kimberly Gilbertson
Jillian Christine Heise | view message
Beth Knuth
Staci Rubenzer
Kelsy Marie Rusch
Brianna Schwabe
Kelly Trzebiatowski
Alison Haruko Tsuchiya Theiler
Emma Underwood
Emily Veit
Ted Wilson
Bonnie Jean Wusterbarth

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Ph.D. in Information Studies

SukJin You, PhD

Dr. Sukjin You

 

Doctor of Philosophy in Information Studies

Dissertation: The Ensemble MeSH-Term Query Expansion Models Using Multiple LDA Topic Models and ANN Classifiers in Health Information Retrieval

 

Plans after graduating: I would work in the industry field or develop a prediction/classification systems using machine learning. I want to apply data mining techniques in practice.

 

“I hope that all fellow graduate students enjoy working and studying in the field where they are really interested in, which would keep their passion and make them happy.”