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The COVID-19 pandemic has created an urgent need for online, virtual healthcare, and iSchool graduate Brent Hicks, M.S. '19, has been at the forefront at the Cleveland Clinic.
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As individuals consume and spread an alarming amount of news during COVID-19, the threat of misinformation is heightened. Emeritus Professor Thomas J. Froehlich, an expert on misinformation in the public sphere, offer contexts about what we're seeing unfold.
Navigating Fake News2
Thomas J. Froehlich, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus in the School of Information at Kent State University. He has published extensively about ethical considerations in information professions. Dr. Froehlich teaches and publishes extensively on misinformation in the public sphere, i...
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Communication has shaped the way the world has reacted to the coronavirus pandemic. This fall 2020, Kent State is offering a new course that will examine risk communication through the lens of pandemics and other global crises. “Communicating Risk: Global Pandemics and Crises.”
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Dave Szalay is an award-winning illustrator, designer and aspiring writer who was born and raised in Akron, Ohio. And now he's joining the Reinberger as our author-illustrator in residence.
Brianna Treleven
Executive Director, Shaker Historical Society "Not only did I learn the basics of collections and archives management, but I also learned how to communicate with diverse audiences, write an exhibit script, handle and label objects and physically care for objects, among many other...
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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.
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.
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"I love the library (as corny as it may sound), and have a passion for teaching, and working with students and faculty. ... Going through the iSchool builds on my ability to work anywhere and in almost any capacity in the field.”
Jacqueline Kociubuk
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.