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Jan 23 2021
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2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Spirit Awards Ceremony

Join UMSI in celebrating students who have worked to carry on the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King.

Online: Virtual Space 2435
Sat, 01/23/2021, 2 pm
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Jan 25 2021
Timnit Gebru
Timnit Gebru: Computer Vision: Who Is Helped and Who Is Harmed?

Timnit Gebru is a computer scientist, former co-lead of the Ethical AI Research Team at Google Brain, and founder of Black in AI.

Online
Mon, 01/25/2021, 4 pm - 5 pm
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Jan 27 2021
SBEE Jean-Paul Carvalho
SBEE seminar series: Jean-Paul Carvalho

UC Irvine assoc. professor Jean-Paul Carvalho finds that interventions that aim to reduce underrepresentation along one identity dimension can increase underrepresentation along another. 

Online
Wed, 01/27/2021, 1 pm - 2:15 pm
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Jan 28 2021
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DS/CSS Seminar: Ingmar Weber

Ingmar Weber, Research Director of the Social Computing Group at the Qatar Computing Research Institute, will discuss the benefits and risks of using data derived from advertising platforms.

Thu, 01/28/2021, 12 pm - 1 pm
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Jan 28 2021
Privacy at Michigan with Sarah Igo
Nine Digits: A Brief History of Data, Privacy and the SSN

History professor Sarah Igo presents a brief history of social security numbers and what they reveal about the changing state of "our" information.

Online
Thu, 01/28/2021, 4 pm - 5 pm
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Jan 29 2021
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Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Celebration Film Discussion: John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020)

Join UMSI on Friday, Jan. 29 for a discussion of the documentary, John Lewis: Good Trouble, a film chronicling the life of Congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis.

Online: Virtual Space 2435
Fri, 01/29/2021, 10 am
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Feb 2 2021
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Smash the Mainframe: The Collision Between Civil Rights and Computing

Join Charlton McIlwain for a fireside chat on the intersection of civil rights and computing. McIlwain is the Vice Provost for Faculty Engagement and Development; Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU.

Online
Tue, 02/02/2021, 7 pm
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Feb 3 2021
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Unlocking Your Maker Mindset Workshop with Alex Scully

Join entrepreneur and business coach Alex Scully to learn how to fuel innovation and change in your daily life by developing a Maker Mindset.

Online
Wed, 02/03/2021, 12 pm - 2 pm
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Feb 3 2021
SBEE Marie Claire Villeval
SBEE Seminar Series: Marie Claire Villeval

Marie Claire Villeval discusses the results of an experiment regarding the influence of peers on honest behavior.

Online
Wed, 02/03/2021, 1 pm - 2:15 pm
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Feb 10 2021
SBEE Siqi Pan
SBEE seminar series: Siqi Pan

In a market where students are ranked by universities based on exam scores, researchers used a market design approach to help students avoid acquiring information about their out-of-reach schools or universities.

Online
Wed, 02/10/2021, 3 pm - 4:15 pm
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