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August 11, 2005
Contact: Bill Myers, University Libraries, (785) 864-8921

KU May 2005 graduate wins KU libraries Rubinstein-Mason award

LAWRENCE - Shannon Yule, a May 2005 University of Kansas graduate from Wichita, is the recipient of the Rubinstein-Mason Award from the KU Libraries for 2005.

Yule, who received a bachelor's degree in English, worked as a student assistant in the KU Libraries. She has been accepted into the Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences at Dominican University in Chicago.

The Rubinstein-Mason Award includes a cash prize of $1,000 to support graduate study in librarianship. The award is funded by charitable contributions to the KU Endowment Association.

The Rubinstein-Mason Award honors the late Joseph Rubinstein, first head of the KU Libraries' Department of Special Collections, and Alexandra Mason, Spencer Librarian Emerita at KU. Preference is given to student applicants whose primary interest is in special collections librarianship and who have been employed as assistants in the KU Libraries.

Yule is the daughter of Don Yule of Clinton, Miss., and a graduate of Northeast Magnet High School in Wichita.


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