News Category: prospective-students

Texas iSchool Launches New Undergraduate Program in Informatics

Oct. 29, 2020

The School of Information (iSchool) at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the launch of a new undergraduate degree program in Informatics in the fall of 2021. While the iSchool has offered an undergraduate minor option in addition to its graduate degree programs in Information Studies for many years, the launch of the new Informatics program offers undergraduate students an exciting opportunity to now earn a bachelor’s degree from the school.  

Texas iSchool Launches School Librarian Certificate Program

Oct. 8, 2019

In early October 2019, the University of Texas at Austin School of Information launched its new School Librarian Certificate Program. The certificate program will be coordinated by Dr. Barbara A. Jansen, an educator with over 35 years of experience as an elementary classroom teacher, K-12 school librarian, and university instructor.

School Librarian Certificate Program and Live Information Sessions

Oct. 7, 2019

The School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin is proud to announce its new School Librarian Certificate Program beginning Summer 2020. In today’s media ecology, children require knowledgeable school librarians to help them effectively identify, evaluate, and use information to become innovative creators of new knowledge.

UT launches new master's program to combat Identity Theft and Fraud.

Jan. 29, 2016

 

They come from across the country and in some form work in the identity management and security industry.But today, they're students at the University of Texas at Austin.

"I've been in the identity space sort of accidentally for about the last 15 years," Ken Meiser said. Meiser is the vice president of identity solutions at ID Analytics in San Diego, California."We build software specifically to help banks and Telco's and other lenders evaluate whether or not an applicant is who they say they are," he said.

UT iSchool partners with Center for Identity to offer first ever Option III program

Jan. 1, 2015

The University of Texas School of Information has joined forces with the Center for Identity as the school ventures into its first foray of offering executive and alternative education.

UT-Austin iSchool Doctoral Program Applications and Information Sessions

Oct. 22, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin School of Information invites applications to our doctoral program for Fall 2015. Funding is available in the form of fellowships, scholarships, and assistantships, which typically include a stipend, tuition reduction, and medical insurance with premium sharing.

The application deadline for all applicants is November 15, 2014. Application requirements include:

Research Assistant Position for ICT4D Research

Oct. 20, 2014

A graduate research assistant position in ICT4D research is available at The University of Texas at Austin School of Information for a new doctoral student entering the PhD program in Fall 2015. Interested applicants must apply to the doctoral program and be admitted through the school's normal selection process as explained online: PhD admissions. Please note the application deadline is November 15, 2014.

UT iSchool and Computer Science Department Launch Five-Year Integrated Masters

Sept. 12, 2014

The School of Information and the UT Computer Science Department now offer a five-year integrated master's program whereby a student can earn a Bachelor's in Computer Science and a Master of Science in Information Studies degree. Students in the program will be able to complete the integrated program in five academic years of full-time study-one year less than it would take to complete the two degrees individually and consecutively. Students can begin applying for these programs in spring 2015 and the programs will begin fall 2015.

UT-Austin iSchool Doctoral Program Applications and Open Houses

Oct. 21, 2013

 

 

The University of Texas at Austin School of Information invites applications to our doctoral program for Fall 2014. Funding is available in the form of fellowships, scholarships, and assistantships, which typically include a stipend, tuition reduction, and medical insurance with premium sharing.

The application deadline for all applicants is November 15, 2013. Application requirements include: