Applied Information Management

Ruta Stabina, MS

Pro tempore instructor, Applied Information Management Program, University of Oregon
Program development manager, Academic Extension, University of Oregon

AIM affiliation since 2013.


Information Design and Communication


BA, teaching visual arts and technical drawing,1992, University of Latvia
MS, Applied Information Management, 2005, University of Oregon
Graduate certificate, Instructional Design, 2016, University of Wisconsin

Areas Of Expertise

Information design, education, instructional design, sustainability


Ruta Stabina's professional career has taken her in several directions among which are fine arts, information design, education, and sustainability. She has three decades of experience in graphic design and visual communication and has been involved in developing adult education programs for over twenty years.

After graduating from the AIM Program in 2005, Stabina joined the UO and for seven years managed the Sustainability Leadership Certificate Program. She now works as a program development manager and supports a variety of non-credit and academic programs.

Stabina's bachelor's degree is in teaching visual arts and technical drawing and her master's degree is in applied information management. In Spring 2016 she completed a graduate certificate program in instructional design.

A native of Riga, Latvia, Stabina has lived, studied, and worked in the US for the past 20 years. Together with her husband, who is a lifelong conservationist, they are passionate about the environment, and their hobbies include travel, outdoors, photography, and gardening.

Professional Organization

University of Oregon Academic Extension

Organization Information

UO Academic Extension (AE) brings the university's fine teaching and research to the regional community. In its role as the gateway to the UO, AE works closely with academic partners from across the UO campus to provide innovative, learner-focused educational opportunities to a wide variety of audiences. AE also helps academic partners, organizations, and businesses create professional development courses and workshops with academic credit or continuing education units.

The Applied Information Management Master's Degree is an Interdisciplinary Studies program through the Graduate School.