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LGBTQ identity shapes pregnancy loss disclosure decisions on social media

An interdisciplinary team of U-M researchers investigated LGBTQ persons' experiences with pregnancy loss and social media’s role in sharing about it.

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Elizabeth Yakel

Elizabeth Yakel appointed C. Olivia Frost Collegiate Professor of Information

Elizabeth Yakel, UMSI’s Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, has a new title to add to her signature: C. Olivia Frost Collegiate Professor of Information.

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Marla Gomez

Six tips for a career in UX

Make the most of insider advice from Intel Principal Engineer and UMSI alumna Marla Gomez with handpicked career resources, free online courses from U-M, real-world experiences backed by UMSI and more. 


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Libby Hemphill

Libby Hemphill on extremism and social media

Associate professor Libby Hemphill is developing a culturally sensitive adaptive language model to detect and effectively model the evolution of online extremist rhetoric.

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MSI grad Uche Eke heads to Tokyo as Nigeria’s first Olympic gymnast

“Both of my dreams came true,” says Uche Eke, who graduated from UMSI’s Master of Science in Information program last April and qualified to represent Nigeria as the country’s first Olympic gymnast just weeks later.

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UMSI Celebrates World Emoji Day

World Emoji Day is July 17. Celebrate by going through this collection of emoji-related UMSI research and resources.

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Q&A on MADS capstone course with lecturer Elle O’Brien

Learn about MADS faculty Elle O’Brien as she provides insight into the fully online degree program’s capstone course and what sets it apart.

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MADS Information Mentor finds surprising community in online degree program

MADS Information Mentor Jordan Marquez speaks to how community is built and felt in the MADS program, even while balancing unique aspects of life ⁠— including a full-time job. 


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Schaub: Data breach notices don’t do enough to help consumers

Assistant professor Florian Schaub was interviewed by WXYZ about a recent study that examines consumer awareness of personal information that has been compromised by data breaches.

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UMSI professor and PhD student awarded prestigious CUSP fellowship

Silvia Lindtner, associate professor of information and associate director of the Center for Ethics, Society, and Computing, and University of Michigan School of Information PhD student Allegra Fonda-Bonardi, are among a group of 48 scholars to be awarded the More info