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...

Bill Howe

Better cities through data science

That's the goal of Bill Howe's latest research project. Read more...

KidsTeam research

Kids inform and inspire

KidsTeam UW explores technology as a learning tool. Read more...

TASCHA promotes mobile literacy

TASCHA promotes mobile literacy

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

James Porter

Friendships, boxing and Informatics

Scholarship helps James Porter excel at all of them. 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...

Alexander Bell-Towne and Brittney Hoy

Informatics students put skills to work

Pair hit the ground running during internships. Read more...

Be Boundless: for Washington, for the World

Support the iSchool

Learn how to help during UW's philanthropic campaign. 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.