Capstone winners

Crowning achievements

Capstone projects are the culmination of students' work.

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...

iSchool Research

Research to better inform patients

Faculty, students, MSIM grad work to improve information sharing. 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...

Shaun Kane

Distinguished Alumnus

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

TASCHA promotes mobile literacy

TASCHA promotes mobile literacy

The Technology & Social Change group helps people navigate the Internet in the developing world. Read more...

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...

Be Boundless: for Washington, for the World

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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.

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Alumni update: Congrats to Melinda (Mindy) McCormick ('79), appointed to the WA Adult Education Advisory Council, representing libraries.

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Former iSchooler Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, now UW Center for #Cybersecurity director, interviewed on @KING5Seattle:

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