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This is Data Science: Predicting and Addressing Gentrification

In this short video, Karen Chapple, a City & Regional Planning Professor in the College of Environmental Design, describes how data science is transforming the field of urban planning.

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Winter Commencement Celebrates I School Philosophy and Culture

The January 2020 School of Information Commencement featured a new degree, a new Dean, and a first-time graduation speaker. At the same time, the ceremony honored the school's interdisciplinary history and inclusive culture.


Honoring 150 Years of Women at Berkeley

This year marks the 150th anniversary of admitting women students to UC Berkeley. EECS Emerita Director of Diversity Sheila Humphreys, co-chair of the History Steering Committee for a year-long campus celebration commemorating this anniversary, will be collecting, creating and archiving information about the history of the contributions of women to UC Berkeley. Explore the history project portal!

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NASA-Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminars Ready to Launch

A weekly series exploring how big data collection and machine learning are transforming aircraft, airspace, and airport operations launches later this month. Berkeley's new Urban Air Mobility Research Center, the Berkeley Institute for Transportation Studies, and BIDS are convening The NASA-Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar Series, which begins on January 22.

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Students Dazzle in Fall 2019 Showcase

Check out some of the highlights from our Fall Data Science Showcase featuring more than 30 student projects on everything from understanding achievement gaps in public schools to improving water quality.