By School of Information Studies | Posted on February 17, 2014 at 9:37 AM
Congratulations to PhD Student Jihee Beak on receiving Honorable Mention in the 2014 Jean Tague-Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Poster Competition for her poster titled - Emotional Metadata: Pilot Study of Children’s Book Selection Behaviors.
By School of Information Studies | Posted on November 22, 2013 at 4:25 PM
SOIS is offering several Research Assistantships (RAships) available to all newly admitted students to the PhD program. These RAships are intended to provide research assistance opportunities for full-time students.
By School of Information Studies | Posted on September 30, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Please join us for our Annual Reunion at the Wisconsin Library Association Conference in Green Bay, WI.
Tailgate with us at WLA! There will be food, cash bar and door prizes. All past and present SOIS Alumni, Students, Faculty, Staff and Friends are invited to attend!
By Jessica Gilmore | Posted on September 26, 2013 at 10:44 AM
In Celebration of our students' achievements, the School of Information Studies invites Fall students/graduates and their families to the Fall 2013 Recognition Ceremony. All eligible graduates and fall semester scholarship recipients are invited! We will be honoring our graduates, scholarship recipients and our Beta Phi Mu members.
By Kathy Quirk | Posted on September 24, 2013 at 11:20 AM
It’s not just banned books that librarians are dealing with today – it’s Internet filters, invasions of privacy and Internet censorship.
That’s the view of Barbara Jones, director of the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom. Jones is scheduled to speak at the Milwaukee Public Library’s Centennial Hall, 733 N. Eighth St., on Sunday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m.
By Steven Edwards | Posted on August 19, 2013 at 12:48 PM
In a recent book release titled Fairy Tales with a Black Consciousness: Essays on Adaptations of Familiar Stories, Associate Professor Laretta Henderson as well as co-authors and editors Vivian Yenika-Agbaw (Penn State) and Ruth McKowy Lowrey (University of Florida Gainesville) discuss Black cultural retellings of traditional European fairy tales.
By Dr. Thomas Walker | Posted on August 19, 2013 at 12:46 PM
SOIS and the Wisconsin Center for the Book are collaborating in an opportunity for up to 20 students to experience the National Book Festival, sponsored by the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. The focus of the experience will be attendance at the National Book Festival (Sept. 21-22) on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
By Sarah McCraw | Posted on August 18, 2013 at 9:34 AM
Dr. Shana Ponelis has been appointed Assistant Professor in the School of Information Studies (SOIS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) where she is teaching and expanding research she began while earning a PhD in information technology from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.