The School of Information is UC Berkeley’s newest professional school. Located in the center of campus, the I School is a graduate research and education community committed to expanding access to information and to improving its usability, reliability, and credibility while preserving security and privacy.
The Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) is an online degree preparing data science professionals to solve real-world problems. The 5th Year MIDS program is a streamlined path to a MIDS degree for Cal undergraduates.
The School of Information's courses bridge the disciplines of information and computer science, design, social sciences, management, law, and policy. We welcome interest in our graduate-level Information classes from current UC Berkeley graduate and undergraduate students and community members. More information about signing up for classes.
A great chance for I School alumni, students, faculty, and friends to reconnect at a pre-talk reception. Geoff Nunberg, I School professor and the resident linguist on NPR's Fresh Air, offers his always interesting and entertaining insights in a lecture on "A (very) brief history of 'information'; or, what are we all doing here, anyway?"
Tina Seelig shares surprising stories of true entrepreneurs overcoming obstacles, demonstrating that by creatively challenging assumptions, breaking the rules, and disregarding the impossible you can bring remarkable ideas to life.
Conference to explore emerging legal and policy issues regarding cloud computing. Speakers from government, corporations, academia, and law firms will discuss privacy concerns, regulatory issues, consumer protection, intellectual property questions, and best practices.
A one-day unconference for anyone interested in user experience, information architecture, interaction design, information management, information design, librarianship, online search, informatics, and related fields.
Ben Shneiderman is the founding director of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at the University of Maryland at College Park and the author of Leonardo’s Laptop: Human Needs and the New Computing Technologies and Designing the User Interface.
The fifth annual iConference, held at the University of Illinois, will examine the impacts of the iSchool movement. The conference will include presentations from four I School students will feature professor Marti Hearst as a keynote speaker.