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Government policy about technology

The analysis and examination of directives and policies issued by the government to implement or change policies, regulations or administrative processes as they relate to the development of technologies.

2023 U-M Presidential Award for Public Engagement. Christian Sandvig. Professor.

Christian Sandvig earns U-M 2023 presidential award for public engagement


The award recognizes work that has had a far-reaching impact on the national and global community. 

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Award-winning journalist Kara Swisher visits U-M to talk misinformation, need for tech regulation


Swisher’s new memoir offers an insider’s perspective on the tech world. She was joined in conversation by General Motors CEO Mary Barra at an event co-sponsored by UMSI.

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UMSI offers new ‘special topics’ courses that speak to the moment


From social media in political campaigns to the effective use of artificial intelligence, new fall courses bring timely questions to the forefront.

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