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Featured by Bridge Michigan. Professor Mark Guzdial. Assistant professor Barbara Ericson. Michigan needs quality teachers for universal high school computer science.

Guzdial and Ericson: Michigan needs quality teachers for universal high school computer science

07/19/2024

In a new opinion piece, Mark Guzdial and Barbara Ericson argue for “educators who are proficient and ready to inspire the next generation of computer scientists.” 

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UMSI Research Roundup. Service Robots in Restaurants, Social Media and Job Market Success. Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.

Service Robots in Restaurants | Social Media and Job Market Success: UMSI Research Roundup

07/03/2024

Recent UMSI faculty and PhD student publications. 

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Newly promoted UMSI faculty. Barbara Ericson. Patricia Garcia. Eric Gilbert. Erin Krupka. Sile O'Modhrain. Sarita Yardi Schoenebeck.

UMSI faculty promotions receive Board of Regents approval

05/17/2024

Six University of Michigan School of Information faculty promotions were approved at the May 16, 2024 meeting of the University of Michigan Board of Regents. 

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UMSI @ CHI 2024. Surfing the World. 11-16 May 2024. Honolulu, Hawaii.

UMSI at CHI 2024: Research, workshops, courses

05/08/2024

UMSI research and workshops for the 2024 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).

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UMSI News.

UMSI researchers to present at SIGCSE 2024

03/20/2024

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

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First Paper Friday. Aadarsh Padiyath. PhD student. “A Realist Review of Undergraduate Student Attitudes towards Ethical Interventions in Technical Computing Courses. ACM Transcations on Computing Education.

First-Paper Friday: Aadarsh Padiyath

01/26/2024

UMSI PhD student Aadarsh Padiyath’s first paper explores the need for integrating ethics education into undergraduate computing curricula.

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Quoted by WUNC North Carolina Public Radio. Assistant professor Barbara Ericson. NC students must study computer science to graduate under new law.

Ericson: A new law in North Carolina is going to be difficult to implement for educators

12/07/2023

School systems in North Carolina are rushing to get teachers trained and ready to teach computer science courses before a new law goes into effect. 

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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

04/06/2023

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

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UMSI Research Roundup. Robots, salad and anthropomorphism. Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications. umsi.info/news

Robots, salad and anthropomorphism: UMSI research roundup

01/31/2023

Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications. 

 

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"Eight UMSI faculty earn NSF CAREER and DARPA awards" inside a laurel leaf half circle. Words that describe their research float on the opposite side, including human-centered, voice technology, privacy, justice, Parsons problems, marginalized communities, disinformation, and social media.

Eight UMSI Faculty Celebrate Distinguished Early Career Awards

06/22/2022

Since 2020, eight UMSI faculty members have earned some of the field’s most significant awards for their research endeavors. UMSI recently celebrated their achievements and heard research updates from the awardees.

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