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UMSI researchers awarded COVID-19 data science grant to study student mobility patterns

Quan Nguyen, Christopher Brooks and Daniel Romero will receive funding for “Students’ mobility patterns on campus and the implications for the recovery of campus activities post-pandemic."

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UMSI leadership: We will stand up against violence and racism

We will commit to steps and resources to combat racism in our own community. And we are taking immediate action.

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Dillahunt receives Skip Ellis Early Career award

UMSI associate professor Tawanna Dillahunt was named an inaugural recipient of the The Computing Research Association's Committee on Widening Participation in Computing Research (CRA-WP) Skip Ellis Early Career Award.

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UMSI experts available to discuss social media executive order

UMSI and the University of Michigan have experts who can comment on the regulation of social media and an expected executive order from President Trump targeting social media companies.

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Web app, dashboard from U-M to inform Michiganders' return to work

The web tools will help state officials identify potential hotspots as they reopen Michigan to business.

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Michael Hess honored for technical support of research at U-M

UMSI adjunct lecturer and alumnus Michael Hess received the Research Technical Staff Recognition Award.

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Fourth Annual DEI Awards Announced

The UMSI Diversity Awards each year recognize a student, a staff member and a faculty member who have had a positive impact on the school’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

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American Heart Association grant launches new wearable health technology research center at U-M

A $2.5 million grant from the American Heart Association will help establish a new wearable health technology research center and national research collaboration, and a supplemental $200K grant will be used to track cardiovascular consequences of COVID-19.

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Oliver Haimson receives National Science Foundation CAREER grant

Haimson's winning research proposal is titled "Toward Equitable Social Media Content Moderation for Marginalized Individuals and Communities."

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Virtual senior center helps older adults in Detroit connect while social distancing

A team of University of Michigan researchers from the School of Information, School of Public Health and School of Social Work have partnered with Methodist Children's Home Society to evaluate call-in classes for seniors offered by the Silver Center. 

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