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A professional headshot of Jeremy Barney wearing a gray cardigan.

UMSI alum Jeremy Barney named Michigan Academic Librarian of the Year

Barney, a 2008 graduate of the University of Michigan School of Information, was recognized as the Michigan Academic Librarian of the Year for his contributions to Hope College’s Van Wylen Library.

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Mercury Project Grant, Targeting health misinformation networks: Network-transforming interventions for reducing the spread of health misinformation online. UMSI. Eric Gilbert, Ceren Budak, Sarita Schoenebeck

UMSI faculty awarded Mercury Project grant to fight health disinformation

UMSI researchers join the Mercury Project to combat mis- and disinformation on public health, including vaccines. Their project focuses on targeting misinformation networks on social media.


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Students gathering at a UMSI career fair. One student smiles and talks with an Amazon employee.

2022 internship report highlights student success in top industries

More than 92% of students say their internships made them better prepared for their future careers.

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Ricky Punzalan, wearing a blue shirt, smiles as he stands among the stacks of archives in a University of Michigan library.

Punzalan appointed chair of the SAA Archival Repatriation Committee

The committee was established this year with a charge to work to ensure that the Society of American Archivists supports the goal of helping archivists in repatriating and receiving Indigenous archival materials.

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Cliff Lampe

Lampe: Musk's Twitter ownership is more complicated than he might have anticipated

Cliff Lampe says Twitter has struggled financially in recent years. Whether Musk can turn things around for the company is unclear.

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Tiffany Veinot is flanked by the past and present presidents of ACMI. They are smiling and holding an award.

Veinot recognized as a leader in the field of health informatics

Professor and associate dean Tiffany Veinot was elected as Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, one of the highest honors in the field of health informatics.

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Quoted by Them. Assistant professor Oliver Haimson. After two weeks, Elon Musk's Twitter is already in a right-wing death spiral.

Haimson: Trans people face disproportionate harassment on Twitter

University of Michigan School of Information assistant professor Oliver Haimson is featured in an article about Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition and the consequences of Twitter’s lack of content moderation for trans communities.

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Quoted by Euronews.culture. Assistant professor Oliver Haimson. Tumblr is bringing back nudity, reversing the infamous 2018 porn ban.

Haimson: Tumblr’s ban on nudity cast trans communities from the platform

University of Michigan School of Information assistant professor Oliver Haimson is featured in an article about Tumblr’s decision to allow nudity back on its platform.

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Provost names search committee for next UMSI dean

University of Michigan Provost Laurie McCauley has announced the appointment of an advisory committee to assist in the search for the next dean of the School of Information (UMSI).  

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“Congratulations 2022 UMSI Staff Award Recipients. Amy Homkes-Hayes, Outstanding Staff Award. Michael Hess, Peer-to-Peer Award.”

UMSI staff awarded for outstanding work and peer-to-peer mentorship

UMSI celebrates Amy Homkes-Hayes and Michael Hess for sharing their skills to uplift students and colleagues, helping the community sustainably navigate change.

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