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 Management and Systems

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.

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I School News

photo of Emma Lurie smiling
photo of Emma Lurie smiling

Ph.D. student Emma Lurie is the recipient of a 2022 Outstanding Graduate Student Peer Mentor Award from the UC Berkeley Graduate Division and Graduate Assembly. 

“Mentorship from high school science teachers, debate team coaches, college professors, research lab mates, and the I School Ph.D. student community has been integral to my development as a person and researcher,” said Lurie, when asked why she gives her time to mentorship. “As a prospective Ph.D. student, I was drawn to the I School’s supportive environment. In part, I view peer mentorship as part of being a good community member as an I School Ph.D. student.”

Ph.D. student Emma Lurie is the recipient of a 2022 Outstanding Graduate Student Peer Mentor Award from the UC Berkeley...
Niloufar Salehi
Niloufar Salehi

The National Science Foundation has awarded UC Berkeley researcher Niloufar Salehi and others a grant to develop language translation technology for high-stakes settings like hospitals. The new interpreter-like bot will translate text-based conversations and identify and provide guidance when a miscommunication appears to be occurring.

Additionally, Salehi was accepted in March to the William T. Grant Scholars Program’s class of 2026. The program supports promising early-career researchers. Salehi will use these funds to study the unintended impacts of school assignment algorithms and to redesign a school assignment policy in partnership with the San Francisco Unified School District.

Prof. Niloufar Salehi and other researchers have been awarded an NSF grant to develop language translation technology for high-...

Events

May 
16

School of Information May 2022 Commencement

Honor the class of 2022 with keynote speaker Timnit Gebru, student speakers, and student awards.

May 
19

Unity Catalog: Data Governance on the Lakehouse

Zeashan Pappa discusses Databricks Unity Catalog and data governance in the lakehouse architecture.

Student Projects

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