Upcoming Events

Tawana Petty
Apr 14, 2021, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Tawana Petty responds to the racial bias baked into our data, digital, and technological systems
Apr 14, 2021, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Graduating MICS students present their cybersecurity projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Lily L. Chang MICS Capstone Award.
University of California - California Digital Library
Apr 16, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Cliff Lynch discusses cultural stewardship & “cancel culture” and Ivy Anderson of CDL discusses UC’s landmark open access contract with Elsevier.
Apr 22, 2021, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating MIDS students present their data science projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
Ron Day
Apr 23, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Rob Day explores the concept of the “living document” as joining knowledge and experience, science and literature.
Clifford Lynch
Apr 30, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
May 13, 2021, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating master’s students present their intriguing research projects and innovative new information systems. A panel of judges will select outstanding projects for the James R. Chen Award.
May 16, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Honor the classes of 2020 and 2021 with keynote speaker Brad Smith, president of Microsoft; faculty tributes; and presentation of capstone awards.

Previous Events

South Hall
Apr 24, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Student reports on e-commerce marketing, AI, and cloud information systems.
Women in MIDS
Apr 23, 2020, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Sarah Poon and Deb Agarwal of LBNL discuss their experience at the intersection of data science and user experience.
Apr 21, 2020, 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Campuswide online video series
Apr 17, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How the UC Berkeley Library is digitizing its rare and special historical collections.
Photo courtesy of Ecole polytechnique / Paris / France (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Apr 15, 2020, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Graduating MICS students present their cybersecurity projects.
Apr 10, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Deirdre Mulligan is an associate professor at the School of Information and the associate dean and Head of School
Apr 6, 2020, 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Guest lecture for the course Info 281. Designing Against Hate: An Exploration of Speech and Affordances on Social Media
150 Years of Women at Berkeley
Apr 3, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
An informal discussion of women in the history and heritage of the School.
Apr 3, 2020, 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
Campuswide online video series
Rob Sanderson (photo: Sarah Waldorf/Getty Center)
Mar 13, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Rob Sanderson is a semantic architect at the J. Paul Getty Trust and a passionate advocate for open culture, linked open data, and the digitization of cultural heritage.
Mar 12, 2020, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Discover how the Organization for Transformative Works built a model for non-corporate, user-driven, online participatory cultures.
I School students rally for Big Give. (Taken in February 2020)
Mar 11, 2020, 9:00 pm to Mar 12, 2020, 9:00 pm
Seize the moment during Big Give, Berkeley’s annual fundraising event.
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible:
Mar 6, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How archives and special collections can address the transition from analog to digital creation and the digital deluge.
Roy Schwartz
Mar 6, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Roy Schwartz is a research scientist at the Allen institute for AI and at the computer science and engineering department at the University of Washington.
Mar 4, 2020, 4:10 pm to 8:00 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
Women in Data Science, Berkeley
Mar 2, 2020, 8:45 am to 4:30 pm
Women in Data Science is a one-day technical conference bringing together data scientists and professionals from around the globe to discuss the latest research and applications of data science.
South Hall
Feb 28, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Marco Tulio Ribeiro
Feb 28, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Marco Ribeiro is a researcher at Microsoft Research, focused on helping humans interact with machine learning models meaningfully.
Madeleine Clare Elish
Feb 24, 2020, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Madeleine Clare Elish uncovers the hidden labor behind automated aviation, driverless cars, small scale agriculture, grocery retail, and emergency healthcare.