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Two SIS Faculty Acknowledged for Research Productivity in the Communication Field


Brandi Frisby and Jessalyn Vallade are faculty at the University of Kentucky.

University of Kentucky’s iSchool Receives IMLS Funding to Investigate Storytimes for School Readiness

Sept. 20, 2017 (Lexington, KY) - The University of Kentucky was awarded more than $350,000 in grant funding by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to investigate public library storytime programs’ support of school readiness of young children.

Proferes Publishes New Study on Ethics in Social Computing Research

Nicholas Proferes is an Assistant Professor in the Information Communication Technology program at UK SIS. 

UK SIS Welcomes Nine New Faculty

The School of Information Science at the University of Kentucky is pleased to announce the addition of nine new faculty members for the 2017-2018 academic year. The new hires include three tenure-track faculty based primarily in the Information Communication Technology Program, one new visiting faculty member in the Library and Information Science program, and five faculty lecturers in its Instructional Communication and Research division.

UK School of Information Science Ranked Top 20 School for Master’s Degree in Library and Information Studies

University of Kentucky’s School of Information Science, a unit in the College of Communication and Information, rose two places on the “America’s Best Graduate Schools” list by U.S. News and World Report for top library and information studies program and maintains a top 4 ranking in health librarianship.

Dr. Sherali Zeadally Receives UK Alumni Association 2017 Great Teacher Award

The 2017 Great Teachers (L-R) Sherali Zeadally, Gitanjali Pinto-Sinai, Nathan Vanderford, Richard Andreatta, Michelle Sizemore, Jeff Reese. 
Photo by Tim Webb. 

ASIS&T SIG-IEP Webinar with Oltmann: “Silencing Silence: Attempts to Curb Federal Employees’ Communication With the Public”


Shannon Oltmann is an Assistant Professor in the Library Science program at UK SIS.


In Memoriam: Dr. Michael H. Harris


mage is from University of Kentucky Communi-K,  3/5/1984. Used with permission, do not redistribute.

Dr. Michael H. Harris. Image is from University of Kentucky Communi-K,  3/5/1984. Courtesy of University of Kentucky Special Collections. Used with permission: do not redistribute.


Dr. Zeadally selected for the IEEE-USA George F. McClure Citation of Honor for Outstanding contributions to Cybersecurity


Sherali Zeadally is an Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky.


Nemer Receives 2016 Social Informatics Best Paper Runner-Up at ASIS&T, Gives TEDx Talk about ICT4D

Drs. Howard Rosenbaum, David Nemer, and Pnina Fichman

Dr. David Nemer, Assistant Professor of Information Communication Technology (ICT) was awarded 2016 Social Informatics Best Paper runner-up by the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) at the 12th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium (SIG-SI): "The Social Informatics of Work and Play" in Copenhagen, Denmark.


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