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Virtual Graduate Fair showcases opportunities at iSchools

12 Oct 2020 22:40 | iSchools News (Administrator)

The Power of Information: 2020 Information Science Graduate Fair is a virtual event showcasing opportunities and programs for prospective graduate students at more than 20 universities in North America, most of them iSchools members. The event will take place on Oct. 27, 2020 and is free of charge to students. Participation is limited, and students are encouraged to register early to secure a space.

The Power of Information will begin with a faculty panel discussion titled "Power of Information: Disrupt misinformation and disinformation." Moderated by University of Washington iSchool Dean Anind Dey (pictured left), the panel will explore the topic of misinformation in the 21st century. This will be followed by breakout sessions in which prospective graduate students can learn more about programs offered at the sponsoring institutions. The panel begins at 4:00 pm PDT on Oct. 27, with breakouts commencing at 4:45 pm PDT.

Panelists include: Chris Coward, University of Washington; Ben Horne, University of Tennessee Knoxville; Emily Knox, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Laura Sanders, Simmons University; Hassan Zamir, Dominican University.

Sponsors include Information Schools at the following institutions: Dominican University; Drexel University; Emporia State University; Florida State University; Indiana University; Kent State University; Rutgers University; Simmons University; Syracuse University; University of British Columbia; University of California Los Angeles; University of Colorado Bolder; University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; University of Maryland; University of North Carolina; University of South Carolina; University of Southern California; University of Tennessee Knoxville; University of Texas at Austin; University of Toronto; University of Washington; University of Wisconsin Milwaukee; University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Wayne State University.

Click here for more on the event and how to register.

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