Igniting innovation

Nestled in the College of Letters & Science is a powerhouse of innovation and discovery that’s making waves in our state and beyond. The School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison may have been officially founded in 2019, but its roots run deeper, stretching back over a century.

At the core of the CDIS mission is the Information School, which is a treasure trove of knowledge that has been around since 1906. Think of it as a guardian of humanity’s collective wisdom, from the ancient scrolls of Alexandria to today’s digital archives buzzing through the internet. This story isn’t just about books and databases, it’s also the data and knowledge underlying some of the most innovative discoveries we see today.

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