December 11, 2013
Faculty, Ph.D. students, and alumni present over a dozen papers, notes, demonstrations, and workshops at the international Information and Communication Technologies and Development conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
November 22, 2013
Programmers, designers, students, and innovators spent 24 hours in Berkeley’s South Hall for the Social Innovation Hackathon, knowing that their work could make a real difference for developing countries around the world.
November 12, 2013
Thinkers50 is a global ranking of management thinkers published every two years.
November 1, 2013
The challenge: design and build a system to give the world’s underbanked people access to financial services — in under 24 hours.
I School projects took both first and second place.
October 15, 2013
Pardos is an expert in the emerging field of educational data mining — applying data science methodologies to online learning environments to understand student learning.
October 8, 2013
Ph.D. student Rajesh Veeraraghavan is analyzing the effects of an Indian “open government” initiative, which uses information transparency to fight corruption in the distribution of government benefits.
October 7, 2013
Brazinski earned a double bachelor’s degree in three years and is now a second-year MIMS student. He is also an offensive lineman on the Cal football team.
October 4, 2013
A new student research project analyzes the text of Yelp restaurant reviews to automatically reveal the underlying topics discussed by the reviewers — and predict the rating the restaurant would have received based on each individual topic.
October 1, 2013
“I worry about many things, but I don’t worry about our students getting jobs.”
—Dean AnneLee Saxenian, on how the I School offers students a pragmatic education for real-world success.
September 27, 2013
Smaller is better when it comes to an engaging learning environment like the UC Berkeley School of Information. Associate Dean Coye Cheshire explains why.