Marylhurst University

Skip to content »

Rachel Blume Accepted into Top MLIS Program

Rachel Blume, English literature & new media major, was notified in March 2014 she'd been accepted into the University of Washington's MLIS program, one of the top three library and information studies programs in the United States according to US News & World Report.

"I couldn't have done it without all #elnm professors and students!" Rachel tweeted. Like all ELNM students at Marylhurst University, Rachel is highly engaged in the digital sphere. Her creative writing is showcased on her blog, aptly titled TheBlumeBlog, and she's active on Twitter and Pinterest, where she is a frequent contributor to the English department's Digital Shakespeare board.

When asked how her Marylhurst experience prepared her for graduate school, she said:

"My teachers and advisors have been there for me every step of the way. In the course of a mere two years I have gone from a mediocre writer to an expert in literary analysis and research. Not only that, but I have discovered a world within the digital realm that I never knew existed, filled with expansive collaborations and ever-evolving literary platforms. I am confident that when I get to graduate school, not only will I keep up, I also know that I will bring something new to the table."

Rachel is on track to graduate with a BA in English Literature & New Media in August 2014.

Related News

See All News

Jennifer Sasser Leads Conversations about Dying

Dr. Jennifer Sasser, human sciences chair and gerontology program director, is one of several experts who will lead Oregon Humanities' Talking About Dying Series starting in September 2015.

Wendi Butler Gives Talk on Marketing Planning

Wendi Butler, sustainable business faculty, will give a breakfast talk about marketing planning at PCC's Newberg Center on September 9, 2015.

Calendar

See All Events

July 20, 2015 – September 30, 2015

Paintings by Michael S. Dambach

In his artist’s statement, Michael S. Dambach writes: “Any movie, whether critically acclaimed or less well received can provide source materia...

READ MORE

August 28, 2015

Michael Allen Harrison & Julianne Johnson

Soft, sensual arrangements of old favorites and new originals with piano by Michael Allen Harrison and vocals by Julianne Johnson. Bring a blanke...

READ MORE

August 29, 2015

Wolf & Raven at The Cup & Crow

Michelle Krause and Donna Dunaif play a little bluegrass, a little folk, and a whole lot of original music. During this rare Saturday event, the es...

READ MORE

GIVE

Support Marylhurst University. Gifts of all sizes make a difference!

DONATE NOW

©2013 Marylhurst University