Strategic Management Day

If your specialization is Strategic Management or if you are simply interested in what Strategic Management is, please join us for the Strategic Management Specialization Day on Saturday, February 25 10:30am-1pm. We have invited an industry professional who focuses on and is very enthusiastic about strategic management/strategic planing/change management.

MIMSA Elections 2017

MIMSA has an exciting opportunity for all the MIM students to be a part of the MIMSA Executive Board. The committee is hosting elections for their multiple executive positions in Spring 2017. Students in the first year of the MIM program are eligible to nominate themselves for the following positions:
Event Organizer
Public Relations Officer
Please visit the link below for detailed description of each position:


MIMSYNC is back. Get to know your colleagues, connect with professors, share experiences and build networks that will last a lifetime.
See how students enjoyed the previous MIMSYNC's here.
Friday, September 2, 2016 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Orem Alumni Hall, Riggs Alumni Center

End of the Year Bash!

As another academic term is coming to an end, MIMSA has planned an end of the year party for all MIM students. This will also be a great opportunity to meet with all graduating seniors and give them a farewell!

Join us for an evening full of entertainment, music and dance!

May 13, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm | Nyumburu Cultural Center at University of Maryland

iSchoolChallenge ’16 - Project Competition Winners!

We are happy to announce the winners for iSchoolChallenge'16 held on Friday, April 15.

- The Best Project award: Sarcasm Detection: Ensemble Machine Learning - Kushal Thakkar, Snigdha Petluru, Viral Shah

- The Most Useful Project award: iDiversity Privacy Workshop - Hope Reilly, Lindsay Inge

- The Most Original Project award: Sarcasm Detection: Ensemble Machine Learning - Kushal Thakkar, Snigdha Petluru, Viral Shah

- People's Choice award: Community Vigilance – Mobile App - Bhoopesh Kumaar, Osheen Shrivastav, Prajakta Arolker

iSchoolChallenge ’16 - Project Competition

MIMSA is hosting iSchoolChallenge ’16, a project competition for students currently enrolled in the iSchool.

This is an opportunity for student teams to show-off their talents and compete against other student teams for awards and prizes. The projects will be judged in the categories of Originality, Usefulness, Quality of Work, and Presentation. The projects in the competition this year represent all areas of the iSchool Master programs.

Join us for an interesting evening of information projects as the students display their hard work and creative ideas!

Spring Internship and Networking Fair 2016

Looking for internships and jobs in the field of Information Management? This is an event that you would not want to miss!

On Friday, October 16, 2015 , from 3:30 - 5:30 pm MIMSA is organizing an Internship and Networking Fair exclusively for MIM students.

Corporate professionals will be joining us to talk to you about your job search, and prospective opportunities in their organizations. Make use of this excellent opportunity to practice the ins and outs of successful professional networking.

More details coming soon!

User Experience Specialization Day

If you are specializing in UX, this day is for you!

February 20, 2016 | 10:30am – 1:30pm | Hornbake Building South Wing, Room 2119

Are you creative? Do you think you know what UX professionals do? Are you aware about the latest UX technologies and tools?

Join us as UX experts talk with the iSchool describing their exciting roles as UX professionals!

Bagels & Coffee served at 10am | Pizza served at Noon