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First-gen students on putting their passions first


Here are the stories of three first-generation college students at UMSI and the unexpected places their passions have led them.

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UMSI to celebrate transfer students with week of special events


During National Transfer Student Week, which runs from Oct. 16-20, UMSI will offer programming for current and prospective transfer students.

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Megan Threats designs course to introduce high school students to health informatics


Threats says she’s “excited to introduce a new generation of students to the field of health informatics.”

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“Detroit JCS Podcast. How CCSI helps bring new students to information studies. Devon Keen, Director of Inclusion, Equity and Outreach. Sandra Lopez, DEI Outreach Coordinator. UMSI.”

Dismantling barriers for transfer students at UMSI


UMSI Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Office staff members Devon Keen and Sandra Lopez discuss the ways that the school’s Community College Summer Institute empowers students to make confident decisions about transferring.

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Community college students Deisy Magana and Yessenia Satana Perez take a selfie while eating dinner at the Mosher-Jordan Dining Hall during the UMSI Community College Summer Institute program on Monday, June 6, 2022.

UMSI summer sessions introduce students to information science


University of Michigan School of Information outreach programs help potential UMSI students see themselves as future information scholars.

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UMSI’s Community College Summer Institute: 5 reasons the information-curious should apply


What’s it like to earn a STEM bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan School of Information? Community college students can spend June 9-11 on campus learning about the study of information at UMSI and exploring student life — stipend included.

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