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Informatics

Informatics encourages and facilitates the process of collecting, cultivating, and organizing information digitally so that it can be better utilized by the community, businesses, organizations, and individuals. Informatics aims at improving the human experience by bridging the digital divide to bring people, information, and technology together so that technology can be put to work for solving complex problems facing humanity today. In accomplishing this mission, the Informatics department is committed to providing its students an opportunity to practice teamwork, leadership and technological project management skills while mastering the following (21st Century skills):

  1. Information and Media Literacy Skills
  2. Communication Skills
  3. Critical Thinking and Systems Thinking
  4. Problem Identification, Formulation & Solution
  5. Creativity and Intellectual Curiosity
  6. Interpersonal and Collaborative Skills
  7. Self-Direction
  8. Accountability and Adaptability
  9. Social and Ethical Responsibility

Students who successfully complete the Informatics program will have a sound understanding of Informatics and will wield a broad range of informatics skills to approach and synthesize information and develop creative Informatics solutions. The students will also be conversant in both oral and written forms of interdisciplinary communication to facilitate the application of theory and methods to the sociotechnical problems facing society today.

Campus Events

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Week of Welcome - Monday

August 21st, 2017

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Throwing Shade * Eclipse 2017

August 21st, 2017

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Week of Welcome - Tuesday

August 22nd, 2017

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Week of Welcome - Wednesday

August 23rd, 2017

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Violinist Josh Vietti

August 23rd, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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Week of Welcome - Thursday

August 24th, 2017

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Matthew Schuler

August 24th, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Week of Welcome - Friday

August 25th, 2017

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The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

September 15th, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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Graduate Business Information Session

September 20th, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Eh440

September 28th, 2017

8:00 PM - 9:15 PM

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School of Business Golf Scramble

September 29th, 2017

All day event

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