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The systematic collection, preservation, organization and access of historical records and documents to facilitate research, education and the preservation of cultural heritage.

Recent UMSI awards and honors.

UMSI Awards & Honors: April 2024


UMSI researchers are recognized nationally and internationally for their outstanding work. Read about their recent accomplishments. 

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Jesse Johnston. UMSI Clinical assistant professor. Appointed as secretary of the board of directors for the National Recording Preservation Foundation.

Jesse Johnston appointed to board of the National Recording Preservation Foundation


Johnston will be in charge of administering audio preservation grants to organizations and individuals throughout the country. 

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ReConnect/ReCollect co-directors, de la Cruz and Punzalan leading the turn over of select photographic prints and digital files of U-M materials from the BHL and UMMAA collections to Sister Gabriela Dangiwan, curator of the Bontoc Museum

UMSI associate professor Ricky Punzalan goes to the Philippines, shares cultural items with communities


“Information work requires building relationships, and human beings connecting.”

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