I School Launches Certificate in Applied Data Science

Beginning in Fall 2019, UC Berkeley graduate students may apply to earn a Graduate Certificate in Applied Data Science from the UC Berkeley School of Information. The certificate requires three 3-unit courses and is designed to complement a student’s regular degree program. Upon graduation, … Continued

Littlest Bear 5K Run/Walk — 7/26/2018

This summer, Berkeley I School is taking exercise virtual with the “Littlest Bear” Virtual 5K Run/Walk for the I School community. Anyone can participate and when you register for the 5K you will … Continued

Hackathon

Women’s Hackathon Honors I-School Students

Four Master’s students from the School of Information competed in the one-day Women’s Hackathon at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park in April.  The four designed a new Facebook feature that allows users to save and organize especially interesting content from their own timeline or from elsewhere on Facebook. Later they can “relive” that saved content in its social context.

Students in Skydeck

Getting ready to start your startup

At Berkeley today, budding entrepreneurs can test their mettle in competitions, team up with like-minded thinkers, bend the ears of faculty and industry experts, and find guidance toward funding, all on campus or very nearby.

MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

Berkeley has its first crop of graduate and undergraduate students in the new the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, which helps financially disadvantaged students from Sub-Saharan Africa. Meet the first three grad students, who hail from Ghana, Kenya, and Uganda.

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Coming in March: an information ‘unconference’

On March 5 and 6, the School of Information is hosting an egalitarian, community-driven gathering called InfoCamp Berkeley, which it’s billing as an “unconference” on information issues and opportunities.

Richard A. Muller, Ph.D.

Three of the world’s most popular online course lectures are by UC Berkeley professors

Three of the world’s most popular online course lectures — as measured by view-counts of the videos thereof, posted on the video giant YouTube on April 1 of this year — are by UC Berkeley professors, and all three of those have Berkeley degrees. In fact, they have seven Berkeley degrees among the trio, five at the graduate level.