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.
Nisha Pathak (MIMS ’18, center) with her hackathon teammates.
The hackathon challenged participants to come up with creative solutions for a wide variety of mobility and transportation problems, to promote equity and opportunity for some of society’s most vulnerable populations.
The team designed a pair of one-page posters that could be distributed around campus, with games or crossword puzzles to make them interactive.
Six MIMS students were victorious in the 2016 CMYK Designathon.
The faculty respond to the 2016 election.
MIMS student Paul Glenn was honored at World Series Game Four for his prize-winning app.
For someone studies on political language, this is a puzzling election, as it is for just about everybody else. But whatever happens in November, Geoff Nunberg is convinced won’t be returning to the kind of political discourse that’s been dominant for the last forty or fifty years.
Can a computer independently write poetry that is comparable to human poetry? A team of I School researchers is trying to make that happen.
The Jack Larson “Data for Good” Fellowship will support MIDS students using data science to improve human life or benefit society.