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Deirdre K. Mulligan
Berkeley and 20 other universities are forming a new consortium, the Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN), to support the development of new technologies, and to explore what policies and safeguards must be put into place to ensure that they will work for the benefit of society.
Christina Papadimitriou at MIDS Immersion with Oski
MIDS student Christina Papadimitriou received the Spring Paul Fasana LGBTQ Studies Fellowship for research using data science for LGBTQ rights.
Sudha Subramanian
MIDS student Sudha Subramanian received the Spring 2019 Jack Larson Data for Good Fellowship for her research using data science to understand homelessness.
Data & Tech for All logo
This March, the I School will participate in a week of events intended to democratize data science and technology at Berkeley and beyond. 
Ankit Bansal
Ankit Bansal aims to improve security for private data and autonomous vehicles with cybersecurity fellowship. 
Professor Steven Weber
Steve Weber co-authors an article for the Washington Post sharing what American foreign policy can learn from today's Super Bowl. 
Photo of Eliza Atkins Gleason
Pioneering Berkeley alumna Eliza Atkins Gleason (M.A. ’36) was the first African American to earn a doctorate in library science.
Jen King
School of Information alumna Jennifer King was honored by the iSchools organization for her doctoral dissertation, “Privacy, Disclosure, and Social Exchange Theory.”
Anna Jacobson's data visualization "The Building Blocks of Gender Equality"
“What would it mean to do feminist data science?” This question, raised by a fellow MIDS classmate, sparked the idea for Anna Jacobson’s award-winning data visualization “The Building Blocks of Gender Equality.”
Group of graduates with faculty
On January 12, 2019, 129 students in the Master of Information and Data Science program graduated from UC Berkeley.

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