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Being innovative is at the core of our identity at the School of Information Studies – our curriculum and course delivery have evolved not as a reaction to external forces or market demand, but rather from looking at our ever-evolving society and world.

As part of one of the nation’s top research universities (R1 status) as recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, our diverse faculty’s renowned teaching and research records contribute to the advancement of knowledge and the profession.

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Student Research

The iSchool fosters an environment that enables students to work creatively through different types of research. Both undergraduate and graduate students will find opportunities to collaborate with faculty on exciting research that will enhance their educational experience, expand knowledge and advance practice in the information professions.

Other Research

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The School of Information Studies is home to the Center for Information Policy Research, the Disruptive Technologies Lab and a number of faculty-led research groups. We extend an invitation to our colleagues in the field to explore collaborations with us so that together we may shape knowledge through innovative research.
Groups & Centers
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UW-Milwaukee is an R1 university – one of the nation’s top research universities as recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. UWM has a wide range of programs and services to help UWM faculty and staff with nearly all of their research project development, implementation and management needs.
UWM’s Office of Research