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A headshot of Assistant Professor Allen Flynn. "Director of the Master of Health Informatics Program"

Allen Flynn appointed director of Health Informatics

Allen Flynn, PhD, PharmD has been appointed director of the Master of Health Informatics degree program at the University of Michigan.

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North campus building site

Leinweber Foundation gives $25 million to build U-M Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building

A $25 million gift from the Leinweber Foundation, founded by software entrepreneur Larry Leinweber, will help fund a new 163,000 square foot state of the art facility on the university’s North Campus.

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Suzanne Wones

Suzanne Wones brings discovery and access to researchers at Harvard Library

2000 Master of Science in Information grad Suzanne Wones has led digital strategies and innovation for Harvard Library. Don’t miss her data-centric advice for current information students.

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Dallas Card, Sabina Tomkins and Jeff Sheng

UMSI welcomes new 2021-22 faculty

Three new assistant professors and 16 lecturers will join the University of Michigan School of Information faculty this academic year, including five 2021 grads of UMSI degree programs.

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UMSI at CSCW 2021

UMSI researchers to present award-winning research at 2021 CSCW

UMSI faculty and students are presenting nearly thirty papers at the 2021 ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW).

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Maria Gosur

Maria Gosur’s user experience services inspire new directions for marketing

At UMSI, 2017 Master of Science in Information grad Maria Gosur took on real-life information challenges again and again to develop her strategic approach to UX.

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Using data visualization to save the Great Lakes

MADS team designs a new data visualization to help save Great Lakes

The “ripple plot” by three UMSI Master of Applied Data Science grads displays species impacting or being impacted by invasive species in the Great Lakes.

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Omid Farivar

How Omid Farivar is building Discord’s new user experience research team

2012 Master of Science in Information grad Omid Farivar was recruited to start a UX research team at Discord. Courses taught by instructors like UMSI Dean Tom Finholt are shaping his approach.

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Cliff Lampe

Lampe lauds Facebook’s removal of misinformation account network

UMSI Professor Cliff Lampe tells ABC News that Facebook’s new policy could indicate a change in the company’s ability to reduce harmful speech.

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Denise Anthony

Denise Anthony to chair department at U-M School of Public Health

Denise Anthony has been selected as the next chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy, effective Oct. 1.

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