Alexander Bell-Towne and Brittney Hoy

Informatics students put skills to work

Pair hit the ground running during internships.

Be Boundless: for Washington, for the World

Support the iSchool

Learn how to help during UW's philanthropic campaign.

Michelle Martin

Advocating diversity in children's books

Cleary Professor Michelle Martin has spent her career writing and working for kids who are often left out. Read more...

Big Data for Social Good

That's the mission of DataLab, the nexus for research on Data Science and Analytics at the iSchool. Read more...

Susan Hildreth to join iSchool faculty as professor of practice

A 'visionary' for libraries

Susan Hildreth brings her expertise to the iSchool as professor of practice. Read more...

TASCHA promotes mobile literacy

TASCHA promotes mobile literacy

Technology & Social Change group helps Kenyans navigate the internet. Read more...

Internships put MSIM students' training to work

MSIM interns show their skills

Companies such as Tesla and IBM put students' training to work. Read more...

Shaun Kane

Distinguished Alumnus

Shaun Kane works to make technology accessible for all. Read more...

What is an iSchool?

Who are we?

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.

What do we do?

We prepare information leaders. We research the problems and opportunities of information. We design solutions to information challenges. We make information work.

Why do we do it?

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.

How do we do it?

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.