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.
iSchool publishes white paper on Digital Youth Seattle Think Tank
Members of the Digital Youth Lab have published a white paper synthesizing current research on...
New $691K grant will support ODPG project
The University of Washington Information School announced a 3-year grant for $690,858 to fund the...
iSchool's Nic Weber: "The future of libraries is a hard, complex, big problem, but also a lot of fun for me.” t.co/TmSCqxpgjL
New story: When disaster strikes, MLIS student Sarah Carnes has key information ready. t.co/nBMulgZEFU
When disaster strikes, MLIS student has resources ready
Search for libraries and disaster preparedness and you’ll get hundreds of articles, which proves Sarah Carnes’ point. “The information and...
Data curation expert Nic Weber joins iSchool faculty
Nic Weber doesn’t have all the answers. But he certainly has the tools to help find the answers to some...
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...