Learn About the Ph.D. in Information Studies from Maryland's iSchool

The University of Maryland's College of Information Studies, Maryland' s iSchool, is currently accepting applications from prospective students 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:

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: http://ischool.umd.edu/phd

Prospective students may learn more about the program during two information sessions this month.

Virtual information session: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 5-6 pm EDT

The virtual information session will be conducted through Adobe Connect, using the following URL:  http://ter.ps/PhD12Sept.

If you have never used Adobe Connect, please make sure to run the system test to ensure compatibility at: https://umdischool.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm prior to the information session. Tutorials are available online at: https://na7cps.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/startmain.htm.

Campus information session: Wednesday, September 18, 4:30-6:30 pm, 2116 Hornbake Building, South Wing, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. For directions, parking information and campus maps, please visit: http://ischool.umd.edu/content/contact.

Pre-registration is not required, but is encouraged. Please register online: http://ter.ps/33h



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