Informatics majors have a passion for making a difference through information and technology. They design, build, manage and secure systems to meet the needs of people, organizations, and society.
The PhD program is the catalyst for excellence and attracts top students committed to making a difference through research, teaching and service to the community.
What is an iSchool?
We are a community of professionals focused on diverse areas of expertise relating to the study of information and its use by people and organizations.
We prepare information leaders. We research the problems and opportunities of information. We design solutions to information challenges. We make information work.
We are inspired by information. We want to help people achieve their potential and harness the capacity of information as an agent for positive change.
We conduct rigorous research, create challenging academic programs, tackle key social and technical problems in the information field and strengthen the link between users of information and designers of information systems.
MLIS student selected as ARL Leadership Fellow
Brian Keith, a student in the iSchool’s Master of Library and Information Science program, has...
iSchool awarded grant to pursue global economic development
The University of Washington Information School has been awarded a Grand Challenges Explorations grant to...
iSchool to hire 5 new faculty in multiple disciplines
The iSchool is growing and we are committed to our role as one of the top information schools in the...
Life, enhanced: UW professors study legal, social complexities of an augmented reality future
Augmented reality is the enhancement of human perception through overlaying technologies that can expand, annotate and even record the user’s...
iSchool Dean Harry Bruce introduces you to the school and explains why he has the "best job in the world."
The DataLab is the nexus for research on Data Science and Analytics. Learn more about how it's using data for...