The School of Information 2017 graduation ceremony celebrated outstanding MIMS and MIDS capstone projects and outstanding faculty and students.
Dost, cofounded by alumna Sindhuja Jeyabal (MIMS ’16), is an educational nonprofit providing India’s illiterate mothers regular audio calls with instructions to prepare their children for kindergarten.
The team of I School students won the Best Potential Startup Hack prize at the recent Cal Hacks 3.0 hackathon.
Noura Howell
Howell is a third year Ph.D. student at the I School; the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award honors UC Berkeley GSIs for their outstanding teaching.
(photo courtesy of Nicola/Flickr
An increasing number of apps let users share their heartrate with friends. Now a pair of researchers are exploring how sharing your biosignals can affect your interpersonal interactions.
Professor Marti Hearst
Hearst’s HCI research includes user interfaces for search, information visualization of text, web site usability, and innovation in education.
Chris Jay Hoofnagle, Deirdre Mulligan, and others weighed in on an ongoing lawsuit challenging the authority of the Federal Trade Commission to regulate companies’ data security practices.
Melvin “Bill” Earl Maron
Bill served on the faculty of the UC Berkeley School of Librarianship and School of Library and Information Studies from 1966 until his retirement in 1991.
Matt Stevenson
Student Matt Stevenson is excited about the impact that data science techniques can have on water and energy, especially in developing regions.
“Accept that objectivity is a fantasy, and that data science is no more objective than any other way of knowing,” said keynote speaker Judd Antin.