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A photo of a group of UMSI graduates cheering in caps and gowns, tossing a cap in the air that reads "Keep calm and go blue"

‘Not just a degree, but a sense of purpose’: UMSI celebrates more than 750 graduates at 2024 commencement


Commencement speakers emphasized the important role that UMSI graduates will play as leaders in information science.

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What can I do with an information science degree?


Information professionals are in demand across industries, meaning their career paths are only limited by their interests, says professor of information Cliff Lampe.

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What is information science?


We asked two professors of information to break down the ambiguity. Read on for a straightforward definition, and find out why students who are interested in business or psychology might consider getting an information degree instead. 

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Quoted by Forbes. Professor Cliff Lampe. "Putin's deepfake doppelganger highlights the danger of the technology.

Lampe: Deepfake is making it harder and harder to identify disinformation


UMSI professor Cliff Lampe is interviewed by Forbes about an artificial intelligence technology that’s making videos of politicians difficult to trust. 

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Recent UMSI Awards and Honors.

UMSI awards & honors: October 2023


UMSI researchers are recognized nationally and internationally for their outstanding work. Read about their recent accomplishments.

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UMSI Research Roundup: 2023 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW)

UMSI at CSCW 2023: Awards, Workshops and Papers


Check out UMSI papers, workshops and awards for the 2023 CSCW conference (Oct. 14-18).

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UMSI at CSCW 2023. October 13-18 Minneapolis.

New research from 40+ UMSI scholars presenting at CSCW 2023


Check out UMSI papers, workshops and awards for the 2023 CSCW conference.

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In transparent lake water, zebra mussels cling to a large rock, covering its surface completely.

UMSI launches theme year on water conservation and access


The inaugural theme year will challenge students to use information science in addressing one of the most pressing issues worldwide.

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UMSI automotive UX students standing outside of a car.

UMSI accelerates automotive UX program to become hub for industry experts


UMSI is training the next generation of experts, making cars safer and more fun.

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Alumni Snapshot. Justin Cohen. Master of Science in Information, 2017. Product Designer at Plaid.

UMSI Alum Justin Cohen: “Take a risk if you're able to.”


A 2017 graduate of UMSI’s Master of Science in Information, Cohen is currently working as a product designer at Plaid. In his snapshot, he talks about how to leverage your UMSI degree into a powerful career.

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