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Our students learn how to think critically, make connections, and utilize empathy to help shape the future of information and technology.

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Jobs at the iSchool

We welcome applicants with diverse academic and work experiences to join our department as educators, staff members, and innovators.

iSchool 75: Connecting People, Information, and Technology since 1948

At the School of Information, we are changing the future by engaging the present and preserving the past. Research and teaching at the iSchool changes the ways that we interact with information and technology, changes how information can make the world a better and fairer place, and changes the ways we protect and preserve our collective memory. Evolving and adapting to an ever changing world of information, the iSchool is the nexus of innovation and interdisciplinary scholarship focused on the human, social, cultural, and technical aspects of information.

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Recent Research

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UT Austin and Cornell Medicine Awarded $1M NIH Grant to Tackle Black Youth Mental Health

A research team led by iSchool Professor Ying Ding was awarded a $1 million dollar research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity (AIM-AHEAD) Program to develop novel interventions targeting risk and protective factors among Black youth with the goal of reducing the suicide rate.

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iSchool Faculty & Alumna Join New National Research Center to Improve Outcomes for Disabled Students

The School of Information is well-represented in a new national initiative to improve outcomes for millions of disabled students on U.S. campuses. The mission of the National Disability Center for Student Success at The University of Texas at Austin is to provide the first comprehensive and actionable research to support disabled student experiences and achievement after high school. Andrew Dillon, V.M. Daniel Professor of Information and dean of the iSchool from 2002 to 2017, is co-investigator of a $5 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences and is the National Disability Center’s Director of Research Dissemination.

ISchoolers at the 2023 ASIS&T Conference

iSchool Well-Represented at 2023 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Andrew Dillon Receives Award of Merit

Several faculty members and doctoral students represented The University of Texas at Austin School of Information at the 2023 Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting, which was held in London, UK from October 27-31. The theme of the conference was “Making a Difference: Translating Information Research into Practice, Policy, and Action.”