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)

One-year 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

The Charisma Machine: The Life, Death, and Legacy of One Laptop Per Child

Morgan G. Ames, assistant adjunct professor at the School of Information, explores the rise and fall of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project in her new book, The Charisma Machine: The Life, Death, and Legacy of One Laptop Per Child. Over the course of the book, Ames examines the utopian visions that fueled the project and its failures in understanding the role of technology in education.

Morgan G. Ames explores the rise and fall of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project in her new book, The Charisma Machine: The...
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Assistant Professor Zachary Pardos and his team have developed a machine learning approach that promises to help more community college students position themselves to transfer and succeed at four-year colleges and universities. 

Along the way, they’ve discovered that considering course enrollment patterns—or the classes that students take before, along with, and after a particular course—can help provide a more complete picture of what courses should “count” when students transfer.

Assistant Professor Zachary Pardos and his team have developed a machine learning approach that promises to help more community...

Events

Oct 
22

Engage, Design, Examine: Five Years of the Center for Technology, Society & Policy

A festive celebration of five years of CTSP, with a showcase of selected projects from the past five years.

Nov 
13

Denver Meet-up

Students and alumni are invited to join us for snacks, cold beverages, and refreshing conversation.

Nov 
18

Beyond “Bots and Trolls” — Understanding Disinformation as Collaborative Work

Key insights for defending against strategic information operations.

Student Projects

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Investigating the impact of polling place closures on voter turnout
SoundFlux
Sound-based fall detection using AI.
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Snout harnesses the combination of computer vision and human...
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We use mobile phone microscopy & automated image analysis to...