datascience@berkeley Inaugural Class of 2015 Graduation

On Saturday, May 16, students, family, friends, faculty, and staff of the UC Berkeley School of Information gathered under the Campanile to celebrate the graduating class of 2015, including graduates from our first Master of Information and Data Science class. Interviews datascience@berkeley Graduate Kelsey Clubb

In a recent interview conducted by, Kelsey Clubb discussed why she chose datascience@berkeley and what it’s like to earn a graduate degree online.

UC Berkeley Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) Graduate Spotlight: Kelsey Clubb

In our Q&A, datascience@berkeley graduate student Kelsey Clubb and soon-to-be Tesla Motors intern discusses how the MIDS program prepared her for a future in data science and why she decided to pursue data science as a career path.

datascience@berkeley Student Erin Boehmer on Big Data

datascience@berkeley student Erin Boehmer loves data. In her recent post for women2.0, she says, “Data speaks across cultural divides and gives a voice to the individual. And, as a Master of Information and Data Science student at the UC Berkeley School of Information, I’m starting to listen.”

MIDS Immersion – May 2015

The UC Berkeley School of Information welcomed 60 students to campus for three days of conferences, networking, and hands-on data science instruction during the third Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) immersion. 

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.