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One year in: Celebrating the first cohort of the UMSI Graduate Guarantee


In December 2022, Ambar Amoros-Gomez clicked on an email that opened up her future path. The subject line read, “You’re eligible for free grad school programs.” 

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UMSI researchers to present at SIGCSE 2024


UMSI researchers will be presenting on a wide range of topics related to computer science education. 

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Community college students touring the U-M campus make the Michigan “M” by posing as different parts of the letter in front of the Huetwell Visitors Center.

Summer outreach programs inspire students to make and break the mold


We look back on a summer of fun with information — from molding thermoplastics to designing hygiene apps — as UMSI introduced local students to possibilities in the field.

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"2023 UMSI Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards"

UMSI announces 2023 DEI Awards recipients


UMSI recognizes 14 individuals for their positive impact on the school’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

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UMSI research roundup. 2023 conference on human factors in computing services (CHI). Check out faculty and PhD student publications.

UMSI at CHI 2023: Research, workshops, courses


Recent UMSI researchers and PhD student publications and workshops for the 2023 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).

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Google Award for Inclusion Research. “Examining Algorithmic Decision Making in Homeless Service Systems." Pelle Tracey, PhD student. Patricia Garcia, assistant professor.

Patricia Garcia and Pelle Tracey earn Google Award for Inclusion Research


UMSI assistant professor Patricia Garcia and doctoral candidate Pelle Tracey will be researching the use of algorithmic decision making in homeless service systems.

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Food delivery work and prediction markets: UMSI research roundup. Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.

Food delivery work and prediction markets: UMSI research roundup


Recent UMSI faculty and PhD student publications. 

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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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Thomas Finholt fist bumps a student during the graduation ceremony.

Outgoing Dean Thomas Finholt reflects on the growth and future of the School of Information


Outgoing Dean Thomas Finholt reflects on the progress — and the future — of the School of Information.

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"Quoted by NPR- Michigan Radio, Assistant professor Patricia Garcia, 'How you can protect yourself online, post-Roe'" Headshot of Patricia Garcia.

Garcia: In a post-Roe world, people need to guard their privacy online


Patricia Garcia tells Michigan Radio that online activity could be used to prosecute those searching for abortion services. She explains how to keep data private.

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