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.

5th Year Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS)

Online degree training UC Berkeley undergraduates for data science careers.

Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS)

Online degree preparing cybersecurity leaders for complex cybersecurity challenges.

I School News

headshot photo Anne Jonas girl with short hair uc berkeley
headshot photo Anne Jonas girl with short hair uc berkeley

Dr. Anne Jonas (Ph.D. ’21) returned to the I School on Monday, January 23, 2023 to present her dissertation, “Blank Slate: Freedom, Connection, and Accountability in U.S. Virtual Schools.”

Her research addresses the topic of virtual schools and their promises, precarious relationships with labor, and current shortcomings. “The main focus of my dissertation is looking at how diverse the experiences of virtual schooling can be, and really taking it seriously as something that has arisen in the context of the problems with public school education,” Jonas said.

Dr. Anne Jonas (Ph.D. ’21) returned to the I School on Monday, January 23, 2023 to present her dissertation, “Blank Slate:...
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ken-ichi Ueda holding snake monochrome

Ken-ichi Ueda, co-founder and co-director of the platform iNaturalist and I School alum, will deliver the keynote speech at the School’s commencement ceremony at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall.

Ueda, who graduated from the Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS) program in 2008, developed iNaturalist for his MIMS final project. iNaturalist, which the New York Times recently called “the nicest place online,” allows users to post pictures of flora and fauna online in hopes that other nature enthusiasts band together to identify the specimen.

Ken-ichi Ueda, co-founder and co-director of the platform iNaturalist and I School alum, will deliver the keynote speech at...

Events

Feb 
25

MIMS 25th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS) program with fun and informative activities, networking, a dinner event, and more.

Mar 
07

WiDS Berkeley: Women in Data Science at UC Berkeley

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

Student Projects

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How does air pollution affect pediatric health? We use instrumental...
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Open Privacy Bridge is a privacy threat intelligence platform for...
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Use satellite images to calculate historical burn severity and build a...
Sidewaukee: Making our city accessible
Enabling wheelchair users to confidently anticipate obstacles using...