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.

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.