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Student Spotlight: How Sophie Howard Found Her Way to SIS and Archives

Sophie Howard, MSIS student, in front of Alabama State Department of ArchivesStudent Spotlight features one our current School of Information Sciences Master students. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds, careers, locations, and academics, and we want to highlight who they are and why they chose the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Information Sciences master’s program.

Featured student: Sophie Howard

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

About Our Information Sciences Program

From preparing data analysts for private corporations to librarians for the public sector, the University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences specializes in cultivating the next generation of information professionals; leading the way with both traditional and nontraditional career paths.

Accredited by the American Library Association since 1972, the UT School of Information Sciences is the only ALA accredited master’s program in Tennessee. Our nationally ranked programs have achieved regional, national, and international recognition through award-winning faculty, innovative research, diversity and inclusion, and distance eLearning options. Our strengths include information organization and data management; academic, public and school librarianship; scientific and technical information; scholarly communications; digital collections; and user experience.

Our Accrediation, Partnerships and Ranking Include:

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*Derived from a 2018 cost analysis of the 2017 US News & World Reports top 20 programs.