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Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS)

Educating information professionals to provide leadership for an information-driven world.

Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS)

Online degree preparing data science professionals to solve real-world problems.

Ph.D. in Information Management and Systems

A research program for next-generation scholars of the information age.

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Professor Marti Hearst

School of Information professor Marti Heart has been named to the CHI Academy in honor of her substantial contributions to the field of human-computer interaction.

Hearst’s HCI research includes user interfaces for search, information visualization of text, web site usability, and innovation in education. She wrote Search User Interfaces, the first academic book on this topic, and her search projects include usability analysis of search results clustering, the TileBars query term visualization, BioText search over the bioscience literature, and the Flamenco project that investigated and the promoted the use of faceted metadata for navigation and search.

Matt Stevenson

Student Matt Stevenson is excited about the impact that data science techniques can have on water and energy, especially in developing regions. Sustainable water and energy are increasingly critical in the face of climate change.

Matt started the I School’s Master of Information & Data Science program this semester and is the first recipient of the Jack Larson “Data for Good” Fellowship, which helps MIDS students using data science to benefit society.



Forecasting Tech Policy in the Face of Uncertainty

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InfoCamp 2017

The unconference for the information community


At Scale and under Pressure: How Social Media Moderate, Choreograph, and Censor Public Discourse

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Student Projects

Deep Learning for Safe Driving
Deep Learning for Safe Driving.
An iOS app for parents to quickly and easily share children's product...
A clinical decision-making tool that allows hospital staff and...
An analysis of 17,500 restaurant menus from the 1850s to the present,...