Advancing knowledge and practice wherever people interact with information and technology

Degree Programs

Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS)

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

Ph.D. in Information Science

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

 

Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS)

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

Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS)

Online degree preparing cybersecurity leaders for complex cybersecurity challenges.

I School News

AI-generated photo of people discussing data ethics in front of a presentation
AI-generated photo of people discussing data ethics in front of a presentation

At the UC Berkeley School of Information, two educators have taken the initiative to begin incorporating data ethics considerations into Capstone, the final course of the Master of Information and Data Science. Professor Morgan Ames, who teaches Data Science 231: Behind the Data: Humans and Values, and lecturer Joyce Shen, the Capstone course lead, have created a partnership that allows students to regularly discuss and address issues regarding data privacy and customer information protection while students build their capstone project.

“I think this is an innovative approach to providing peer feedback; students in both courses benefit,” said interim dean Marti Hearst, who helped spearhead the collaboration.

At the UC Berkeley School of Information, two educators have taken the initiative to begin incorporating data ethics...
Ai-generated image of trusted female news anchor
Ai-generated image of trusted female news anchor

In an episode of The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper, an AI-generated version of the news anchor, made by Professor Hany Farid and his undergrad intern Matyas Bohacek, was incorporated into the broadcast.

Farid and Bohacek documented the process of building an AI-replica of Cooper in an article for the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

In an episode of The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper, an AI-generated version of the news anchor, made by Professor Hany Farid...

Events

Mar 
05

WiDS Berkeley: Women in Data Science at UC Berkeley 2024

Join us for a series of events celebrating Women in Data Science at UC Berkeley.

Mar 
07

UC Berkeley Tech Policy Summit & Awards Ceremony

Hear from notable thought leaders and celebrate individuals who have made significant impacts in tech policy governance, journalism, and innovation.

Mar 
13

Big Give 2024

24-hour fundraising drive

Student Projects

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Snout harnesses the combination of computer vision and human...
Sidewaukee: Making our city accessible
Enabling wheelchair users to confidently anticipate obstacles using...
PrivacyBot
PrivacyBot, a simple way to start exercising your privacy rights....
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A mobile phone app to match users with recipes based on preferences and...