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

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(301) 405-1260

Twitter: @I_UMD