The School of Information is UC Berkeley’s newest professional school. Located in the center of campus, the I School is a graduate research and education community committed to expanding access to information and to improving its usability, reliability, and credibility while preserving security and privacy.
The School of Information's courses bridge the disciplines of information and computer science, design, social sciences, management, law, and policy. We welcome interest in our graduate-level Information classes from current UC Berkeley graduate and undergraduate students and community members. More information about signing up for classes.
Machine learning and big data don’t intuitively go hand-in-hand with studies of literary fiction; however, new research from Professor David Bamman, using a machine learning algorithm and natural language processing, revealed surprising trends related to gender in novels of the 20th century.
I School professor and author Morten Hansen has released a new book: Great at Work: How Top Performers Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve More. The book is the culmination of a ground-breaking five year research study that seeked to determine how to produce great work.
The School of Information Winter Commencement ceremony on Sunday, January 21, 2018 was an emotional celebration of the 101 Summer and Fall 2017 graduates of the Master of Information and Data Science program.
Three first-year MIMS students, Conner Hunihan, Anu Pandey, and Soravis Prakkamakul, leveraged existing APIs to build a product streamlining workflow for small businesses at the Intuit Developer Small Business Hackathon.
Dr. Galen Panger is the winner of the 2018 iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award. Dr. Panger’s dissertation, “Emotion in Social Media,” was judged the best dissertation from an information school in the iSchools organization.