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datascience@berkeley Student: Elizabeth Peters

Elizabeth Peters is a strategy analyst at Müller Quaker Dairy in Chicago, Illinois and a student at UC Berkeley. In her recent blog post for LinkedIn Pulse, “The New Online Degree,” Peters talks passionately about her connection to UC Berkeley and what it’s been like to earn her Master of Information and Data Science degree.

Berkeley Recap: Career Panel Webinar

On March 16, datascience@berkeley, the UC Berkeley School of Information’s online Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) program, hosted a student panel webinar in which a panel of professionals were invited to discuss.

datascience@berkeley Students Pick Their Favorite Course

We recently sat down with four datascience@berkeley students and asked them this: “What has been your favorite class so far?”

MIDS Immersion – November 2014

In November 2014, 40 Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) students arrived on UC Berkeley's campus for datascience@berkeley's second annual immersion. Students traveled from across the United States and around the world to meet their classmates and professors in-person for the first time during our three-day immersion experience.

MIDS Immersion – May 2014

The inaugural immersion for our Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) degree took place in May. Twenty-nine students, drawn from all across the country, traveled to the UC Berkeley campus for three days of intensive workshops, networking, and even a baseball game.

Keeping Secrets: Anonymous Data Isn’t Always Anonymous

More refinement of current data practices and regulations may need to be made before there is a general comfort with anonymized data. If the general population is not comfortable with data gathering, then restrictions on use could hamstring the impact of big data.