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I School teammates
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.
Galen Panger
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.
Peter Rowland (left) and Steve Trush spent months examining CRIMS. - Photo by Darryl Barnes for East Bay Express
A team of UC Berkeley School of Information students is helping Oakland’s privacy commission figure out if ICE agents are accessing OPD computer data through a backdoor.
Clifford Lynch
Clifford Lynch is being recognized by ACM for his contributions to library automation, information retrieval, scholarly communication, and information policy.
Bailey Smith & Anne Wootton receive the Knight News Challenge award in 2012.
Apple bought Pop Up Archive, the Oakland-based startup, co-founded by MIMS alumnae Bailey Smith and Anne Wootton, that began as a MIMS Final Project in 2012.
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As Fissures Between Political Camps Grow, 'Tribalism' Emerges As The Word Of 2017
winning teammates
Their design for improvements to the Clipper Card tied for first place and won the People’s Choice Award at the annual hackathon event.
MIDS video
Watch our new video for an insider’s view of our Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) degree program. Hear from faculty, get an glimpse inside the online classroom, and watch MIDS graduates discuss the program and what they got out of it.
Michael Buckland
Michael K. Buckland, professor emeritus in the School of Information, was awarded the overall Best JASIST Paper of the Decades for his 1991 paper Information as Thing, as well as the best paper of the 2010s for his 2012 paper What Kind of Science Can Information Science Be?
Accepting applications for master's of information and cybersecurity
The online Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS) degree program will respond to a growing demand for security professionals.

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