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Briarre Johnson is using information to reimagine how we interact with cars.

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An Doan is using information to help small businesses thrive online.

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Chloe Preble is using information and VR to make chemotherapy safer.

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Ermias Bizuwork is using information to help save the Great Lakes.

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Josh Horowitz is using information to make art more immersive.

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An image of Aayana Anand sitting in front of a podcasting microphone and computer with purple lighting behind her.
Faces of UMSI (Aayana's Version)

Aayana Anand (BSI ’25) is an intersectional feminist podcaster who is passionate about using data and technology to address societal issues. Ask her about her taste in music, and she’ll answer with equal passion.

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"Alumni Snapshot: Shannon Elkins. Bachelor of Science in Information, 2020. User experience specialist, Boeing. UMSI."
Communicating the value of UX research and design

UMSI alum Shannon Elkins leads user-centered design processes to improve Boeing’s software tools while translating the importance of her team’s work to leadership and stakeholders.

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Quoted by Wired. Associate professor Joyojeet Pal. YouTube and Reels could decide India's elections.
Pal: Social media influencers are playing a big role in India’s upcoming election

For Wired, UMSI associate professor Joyojeet Pal highlights the political power social media influencers are leveraging in India. 

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