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In due course: How an experimental intro class shaped UMSI students’ paths


They were tasked with revolutionizing training for surgical residents. In the process, they laid the groundwork for their own futures as information professionals. 

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Tea as a medium for understanding social change


UMSI students created an immersive art exhibit on the connections between tea traditions and cultural history.

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UMSI students partner with engineers to save babies and toddlers


Each year, more than 3,500 people swallow small batteries. The risk of accidental swallowing is particularly significant for babies and toddlers. Students at Michigan Engineering and the School of Information partnered to help create a solution through an innovative battery storing device. 

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UMSI students earn high honors in Adobe Creative Jam


Two UMSI student teams earned high honors during the 2020 Design for Change Creative Jam with SoDa Agencies.

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Faculty awards recognize excellence in instruction and service


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

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Missing Migrants poster

New exhibition uses data visualizations by UMSI students to bring awareness to missing migrants



Missing Migrants of the Mediterranean shares stories of Tunisia’s missing migrants through works of data visualization created by students at UMSI.

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