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Professor behind breakthrough tools for weather data, education wins annual U-M innovation award

University of Michigan professor Perry Samson has earned this year's Distinguished University Innovator Award.

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Alexis Antracoli

Alexis Antracoli’s Special Collections work connects people with information and themselves

2011 Master of Science in Information grad Alexis Antracoli says UMSI’s career resources and human-centric mission helped her make a meaningful career shift to archives.

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2021-2022 Faculty Awards

Faculty awards recognize outstanding instruction, leadership and community-engaged research

Five faculty members have received recognition for teaching excellence and for their service to the community and UMSI.

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Faces of UMSI: Back-to-school edition

Hear from UMSI students back on campus about their backgrounds, what they’re looking forward to in their degree programs and what they value most about the School of Information.

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2021 Staff Awards

UMSI announces 2021 staff awards

Kelly Iott received the Outstanding Staff award, and Lauren Murphy received the Peer-to-Peer award.

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MADS capstone team works toward more nuanced predictive tools for healthcare

By opening up complex black box models, four UMSI Master of Applied Data Science grads are helping the healthcare industry move away from a strong preference for simple predictive models and into the future of machine learning.

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Tawanna Dillahunt and Julie Hui were awarded the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Community-Engaged Research Grant

U-M awarded grant to support Detroit entrepreneurs in bridging digital divide

An interdisciplinary team from the University of Michigan was awarded $300,000 from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to train local residents and U-M students to provide one-on-one technology support to Detroit entrepreneurs.

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Shaelyn Albrecht

Shaelyn Albrecht empowers students with user-centered edtech features

2020 Bachelor of Science in Information grad Shaelyn Albrecht says her UMSI skills are essential to her everyday work as an associate product manager.

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Michelle LeBlanc

Michelle LeBlanc launches data science career identifying fraud, waste and abuse in healthcare industry

From dental hygienist to healthcare administrator to data scientist, recent MADS grad Michelle LeBlanc has undergone tremendous skill growth to land her first data science position fresh out of the program.

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5 U-M Schools Will Hire for Racial Justice in Healthcare Focus

Five schools at the University of Michigan are hiring faculty to focus on “Racial Justice in Healthcare: Informatics and Data-Driven Approaches.”

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