Alumni News

Nelson Orta

Dr. Nelson Orta


The marriage of technology and learning is here to stay according to Dr. Nelson Orta. It’s imperative to never stop learning in the realm of technology, and that is what brought Nelson to the Ph.D. program in Learning Technologies. Nelson chose the distributed program and says he enjoyed the mix...

Dawn Smith

Dawn Smith


2022 Outstanding Alumni Award recipient: Dawn Smith, Head of Acquisitions, Lillian Goldman Library, Yale Law School

We caught up with Dawn after the Department of Information Science Alumni and Friends Dinner to get her reaction to the award:


Joshua Ryan standing next to an Elephant.

Joshua Ryan


Infobytes: When did you graduate and with what degree?

Joshua: I graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, and a minor in History 

Infobytes: Why did you choose Linguistics?

Joshua: I had always had a passion for...

Miyoung Chong

Miyoung Chong


Accomplished Alumni: Miyoung Chong, using her voice to amplify issues of information, democracy, and social justice

Miyoung Chong’s most recent accomplishment is being appointed as tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Journalism and Digital Communication at the...