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Prize-Winning App Makes California Indian Artifacts Available Online
Sep 23, 2014
The app, which allows users to explore over 700,000 items from the Hearst Museum of Anthropology, won the grand prize in this weekend’s “HackTheHearst” hackathon.
Eight New Data Visualizations
Aug 29, 2014
A collection of innovative student projects from the School of Information's Master of Information and Data Science program, summer 2014.
Why the Facebook Experiment is Lousy Social Science
Aug 28, 2014
Facebook is grappling with its impact on our social and emotional lives — and that’s a good thing. But it has to get the research right. Why Facebook did the experiment, and how to make it better.
An Inside Look at MIMS Students' Summer Internships
Aug 18, 2014
6 students with 6 very different jobs describe what they did, how they got there, and what they learned from the experience.
Why Surveillance Leads to Government Corruption
Jul 11, 2014
Once a pervasive surveillance infrastructure is in place, a government will always have an incentive to abuse that power, according to new research.
Professor Brian Carver and Alumnus Michael Lissner Honored as Fastcase 50 Legal Innovators
Jul 10, 2014
Carver and Lissner are the co-founders of the non-profit Free Law Project; they were recognized as innovators in the delivery of legal services.
Berkeley I School Team Triumphs in Hackathon for Sustainable Fishing
Jun 16, 2014
When they awoke at the base of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s kelp forest, four School of Information students and alumni knew that this was no ordinary programming project.
Online Data Science Students Meet on Campus in Inaugural Immersion Program
Jun 6, 2014
The four days of intensive workshops and networking captured the disciplinary breadth and leadership focus of the School of Information’s new Master of Information and Data Science program.
New Grads Solicit Cryptocurrency Donations for Serbian Flood Relief
May 23, 2014
In response to the humanitarian crisis in the Balkans, two new grads of the I School are soliciting an unusual kind of support — donations of Bitcoin or Dogecoin cryptocurrencies.
Commencement Ceremony Celebrates the Class of 2014
May 17, 2014
Keynote speaker Nicole Wong and student speakers challenged the class of 2014 to remember their social and ethical responsibilities as information professionals, and awards honored distinguished students, faculty, and projects.
Feb 14, 2018
Big Data Reveals the Shrinking Role of Women in Novels
Jan 11, 2018
Winning Berkeley I School Research Finds Social Media Users Actually Wind Down, Not Up
Jan 3, 2018
Berkeley I School Students Map Oakland’s Police Data
Dec 6, 2017
New York Times Praises Alumni Project iNaturalist
Dec 6, 2017
Geoff Nunberg’s Word of the Year: “Tribalism”
Jan 9, 2018
Alum Galen Panger (Ph.D. 2017) Awarded iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Prize
Dec 6, 2017
Pop Up Archive: From MIMS Final Project to Apple Acquisition
Dec 5, 2017
Alumni Start-Up Pop Up Archive Acquired by Apple
May 30, 2017
Graduate Conquers Anxiety, Fear, and Imposter Syndrome
May 17, 2017
Graduation Speaker Holly Liu’s Ten-Year Journey to Becoming a Overnight Success