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Feb 20 2020
Julia Mendelsohn slide
DS/CSS Seminar Series: Julia Mendelsohn

PhD candidate Julia Mendelsohn will discuss the creation of a computational linguistic framework for analyzing dehumanizing language and the application of that framework to discussions of LGBTQ people in the New York Times from 1986 to 2015.

Ehrlicher Room (3100 North Quad)
Thu, 02/20/2020, 12 pm - 1 pm
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Feb 21 2020
How to build safer virtual worlds
AIM Extended Reality (XR) Series: Kavya Pearlman & Florian Schaub

How to Build Safe Virtual Worlds

Palmer Commons, Forum Hall
Fri, 02/21/2020, 9 am - 11 am
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Feb 21 2020
Sarah Roberts
Behind the Screen: Content Moderation in the Shadows of Social Media

Sarah T. Roberts, of the UCLA School of Education and Information Studies, will offer insights about potential futures for the commercial internet and a discussion of the future of globalized labor in the digital age.

Vandenberg Room, Michigan League
Fri, 02/21/2020, 2 pm - 4 pm
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Feb 22 2020
QuasiCon 2020

The UMSI American Library Association Student Chapter presents a day-long conference on the theme of Innovation and Design in Libraries and Archives.

Space 2435 North Quad
Sat, 02/22/2020, 1 pm
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Feb 24 2020
Computer keyboard
Introduction to Machine Learning Workshop

A 1.5-hour workshop to introduce you to machine learning.

UMSI Engaged Learning Office 777 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 (above Panera Bread)
Mon, 02/24/2020, 2:30 pm - 4 pm
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Feb 25 2020
[MISC Talk] David Nemer

Dr. David Nemer will discuss how WhatsApp became a potent tool for the spread of misinformation during the 2018 Brazilian general election. 

Ehrlicher Room (3100 North Quad)
Tue, 02/25/2020, 11:30 am - 1 pm
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Mar 9 2020
Paola Giuliano
SBEE Seminar Series: Paola Giuliano

UCLA Prof. Paola Giuliano examines a determinant of cultural persistence that has emerged from a class of models in evolutionary anthropology.

Ross B0560
Mon, 03/09/2020, 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
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Mar 16 2020
David Dunning
SBEE Seminar Series: David Dunning

David Dunning will discuss the implications of motivated reasoning for political partisanship and whether people really believe the false beliefs that they espouse.

Ross B0560
Mon, 03/16/2020, 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
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Apr 17 2020
Women + Data Science Symposium Slide
Women+ Data Science Symposium

The symposium provides a platform for all data scientists and students, but especially women and gender minority participants, to discuss cutting-edge research, explore resources for research and career advancement, and network with other attendees.

Lake Huron Room, MSU Union
Fri, 04/17/2020, 9 am - 5 pm
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