Learn About the Ph.D. in Information Studies from Maryland's iSchool on October 23
The University of Maryland's College of Information Studies, Maryland' s iSchool, invites prospective doctoral students to attend a virtual information session on the Ph.D. in Information Studies program on Tuesday, October 23 at 5 pm EDT.
Pre-registration is not required, but is encouraged. Please register online:<>. The virtual information session will be conducted through Adobe Connect, using the following URL:
The iSchool is currently accepting applications from creative and forward-thinking individuals interested in pursuing doctoral-level research in the field of information studies. This year, funding in the form of fellowships, scholarships and assistantships is available to support students interested in the following research areas:

*         Big Data

*         Health Informatics

*         Human-Computer Interaction

*         Information Policy

*         Information Retrieval

*         Metadata Applications

*         Natural Language Processing

*         Public Libraries

*         School Libraries

*         Social Computing

*         Social Media
Located near Washington, DC, Maryland's iSchool offers unparalleled opportunities for students to pursue research-oriented careers. Students learn to conduct original research through one-on-one mentoring relationships with faculty members in diverse disciplines such as computer science, human-computer interaction, information policy, information science and information systems. Completed applications are due by December 1 for domestic applicants and November 1 for international applicants. You may learn more online at:
If you have never used Adobe Connect, please make sure to run the system test to ensure compatibility at: prior to the information session. Tutorials are available online at:

Mary Carroll-Mason
Communications Coordinator
College of Information Studies, Maryland's iSchool
University of Maryland
4105J Hornbake Building
College Park, MD 20742
[log in to unmask]
(301) 405-1260<>
Twitter: @I_UMD