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

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KidsTeam research

Kids inform and inspire

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MLIS rises in the rankings

MLIS rises in the rankings

#2 library and information science program in the U.S. Read more...

Martez Mott

A touch of recognition

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Capstone award winners

Students' showcase

Capstone highlights work from more than 300 iSchool students. Read more...

Key role for libraries

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DataLab faculty

Data for social good

iSchool DataLab searches for truth in numbers.

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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