News & Events
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 11:40am
The prestigious American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) recognized the School of Information’s Christine Hudak, Ph.D. for her accomplishments and achievements in the application of informatics.
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 1:14pm
As the only ALA-accredited Library and Information Science Program in the state of Ohio, our accelerated K-12 School Library Media Licensure opens the door to state licensure, even outside of Ohio.
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 4:50pm
Alumnus Trevor U. Watkins says his iSchool education built on his abilities and opened the door for him to work anywhere in almost any capacity in the library information field.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 3:39pm
Each year the American Library Association selects student chapters who exemplify values of excellence, service and compliance, and recently Kent State’s ALA Student Chapter was selected as the runner-up for the award.
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 9:57am
The Kent State University School of Information (iSchool) is pleased to announce a summer accelerated program for the School Library Media concentration in the MLIS program. Teachers have asked for a summer program that can address two things: 1) a program that can be completed...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 2:09pm
Every year, the School of Information (iSchool) hosts the Celebration of Alumni and Student Success to recognize the accomplishments of library and information science students and graduates. The iSchool awarded the following scholarships and awards Thursday, April 25 at their 20...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 1:49pm
An interdisciplinary team of Kent State University faculty will participate in a $13.3 million USAID grant to improve educational outcomes for Nigerian children, seeking to reach 200 schools and improve the teaching skills of over 5,000 teachers while impacting 200,000 students.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 11:49am
Every day, Kent State’s Franklin Hall is buzzing with future journalists. Recently, an even younger crowd joined the usual group of 18-22-year-old journalism majors: 41 six- and seven-year-olds from St. Barnabas Elementary School in Northfield, Ohio. The visiting first graders ma...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 3:35pm
The name “Disney” often conjures up images of fairy tales and Mickey Mouse. But soon-to-be Kent State alumna Kendra Jobes sees a different side of the company.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 3:04pm
Soon after graduation, School of Information alumna Susannah Woodbury landed her “dream job” as the first taxonomist for internet retail company, Overstock.com. Woodbury earned her bachelor’s degree in linguistics from the University of Utah and taught English as a second languag...