UA Launches School of Information "Capitalizing on already-strong programs in library science, information technology and digital arts, the UA's newest school will prepare students to tackle the challenges of an information-based society and seize opportunities to succeed in emerging industries." (Lori Harwood, UANews)

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  • Research


At the University of Arizona’s new School of Information we have faculty and students engaged in research and education around all aspects of the information sciences without regard for disciplinary boundaries. We do research in: artificial intelligence; data management and curation; computer vision; computer-mediated communication and learning; natural language processing; social networking; human computer interfaces; dark networks; computational art creation; eCommerce, eGovernment, and eHealth; computational music; library sciences; educational and entertainment technologies; and much more. Read More


Join us for "The Role of Intellectual Property in the Production of Knowledge"
Please join us for the next installment of the School of Information’s Work-in-Progress Speaker Series!  "The Role of Intellectual Property in the Production of Knowledge" Presented by Kay Mathiesen, Ph.D.Assistant Professor, UA School of Information Intellectual Property has been defined as “any product of the human intellect that the law protects from unauthorized use by others.” Intellectual... read more
Fall/Winter 2015 Graduation Event Information
Current and graduating students can attend all or some of the programs.  Everyone is invited to celebrate our December 2015 graduates!!!  Congratulations to each of our graduates! What?    SCHOOL OF INFORMATION (SI) FALL GRADUATION CELEBRATION When?   Friday, December 18th at 9:00 AM Where?  Crowder Hall, located in the Music/Fine Arts complex on 1017 N. Olive Rd, near Second Street and Park.  ... read more
"Pink Motel" Farewell
Join us to honor 41 years of countless memories as the new School of Information checks out of the "pink motel" and into the Harvill building!    A combination of what was once the School of Information Resources & Library Science (SIRLS) and the School of Information: Science, Technology, and Arts (SISTA), our new home will play host to faculty and students engaged in research and learning... read more

Contact Us

School Director: 
Bryan Heidorn, Ph.D.

To register: School of Information, UA
P.O. Box 210074
Tucson, AZ 85721-0074
1515 East First Street
Tucson, AZ  85719


Associate Director:
Kelland Thomas, D.M.A.

Director Graduate Studies:
Hong Cui, Ph.D.

Director Undergraduate Studies:
Catherine Brooks, Ph.D.