1st batch of 9 data science majors graduates this fall semester

The nine data science graduates are Jeevan Mokkala, Emanuel Lucban, Adam Osborn, Nikhil Krishnan, Thao Vo, Alexander Ivanoff, Liam Shi, Howe Cui and Ting Chih Lin. It appears, however, that many students will follow in their footsteps: This fall, when the major officially opened for students to declare, nearly 1,200 filed predeclarations.
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UC Berkeley pilots data science class

The new four-unit course, “Foundations of Data Science” — cross-listed as Statistics 94 and Computer Science 94 — combines introductory statistics and computational concepts with hands-on work involving hard data that brings “real-world relevance,” according to the program’s website.
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