SILS Grad Students Zekun Hu and Halley Hair Receive MER Conference Scholarships
Release date: April 24, 2015
Zekun Hu and Halley Hair, graduate students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS), have been awarded scholarships to attend the 2015 National Conference on Managing Electronic Records (MER) in Chicago, May 18-20.
The scholarships, funded by MER sponsors Cohasset Associates, are awarded each year to students from a select set of library and information schools. The scholarships at SILS were initiated in 2006 by Christopher (Cal) Lee, Frances Carroll McColl Term Associate Professor at SILS. The awards cover the cost of the conference registration ($1,795), as well as several meals and receptions. In return, scholarship winners arrive at MER a day early and help run the conference.