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Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS)

Educating information professionals to provide leadership for an information-driven world.

Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS)

Online degree preparing data science professionals to solve real-world problems.

Ph.D. in Information Management and Systems

A research program for next-generation scholars of the information age.

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At the recent Cal Hacks 3.0 hackathon, a team of I School students developed a predictive analytics tool to predict patient dropout from clinical trials. The tool, called ClinSense, helps researchers manage patient relationship and improve patient retention. The project won the prize for Best Potential Startup Hack.

The five were all came to the School of Information with the common goal of looking for ways to bring innovation and improvements to health and medicine. Experience in the life-science industry before starting the master's degree program exposed industry experts’ collective frustration with dropouts from clinical trials.

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As wearable devices and sensors like the Apple Watch and Fitbit become more common, an increasing number of apps let users share their heartrate with friends, including exercise tracking apps, gaming apps, and more.

While some people might wonder why on earth anyone would want to do such a thing, a pair of researchers from the UC Berkeley School of Information are exploring how sharing your biosignals can affect your interpersonal interactions. Ph.D. student Nick Merrill and associate professor Coye Cheshire presented their research this week at the annual ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work.



DataEDGE 2017

Are you and your organization taking advantage of the opportunities created by the flood of new data? The DataEDGE conference will bring you up to speed on the data revolution.


MIMS Final Project Showcase

Graduating master’s students present their intriguing research projects and innovative new information systems. A panel of judges will select one outstanding project from each track for the James R. Chen Award.


School of Information May 2017 Commencement

Honor the class of 2017 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards and the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.

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