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.
Annie Searle in The Risk Universe: Bank's 'responsibility' without consequences
“When does ‘taking full responsibility’ have consequences?” iSchool Lecturer Annie Searle asks in the latest...
iSchool’s newest faculty reflect excellence and diversity
The University of Washington Information School hired five new faculty members to start fall quarter...
TASCHA project to study libraries' role in development
The iSchool’s Technology and Social Change Group (TASCHA) has announced a new project highlighting the...
Join us 11/9 for our annual Spencer Shaw Lecture featuring M.T. Anderson, author of "Feed." Details: t.co/FqD4IusMSn
iSchool hiring eight new faculty
The UW Information School is strengthening its expertise in Human-Computer Interaction, Data Ethics and Native North American Indigenous Knowledge.
Clarita Lefthand-Begay joins faculty, focusing on indigenous knowledge
Clarita Lefthand-Begay is an environmental health scientist who cares deeply about upholding tribal sovereignty and self-determination. She has spent her...
Women comprise 40 percent of the Information School's latest Informatics cohort. Learn what draws women into the major and the...
Alumni and faculty discuss the Mid-Career MSIM program at the University of Washington Information School. Designed for working professionals, the...