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Cliff Lampe in the News

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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Michigan Housing Honored Instructor Recognition. Cliff Lampe, professor. Colleen van Lent, Lecturer IV.

UMSI professors earn ‘honored instructor’ recognition

Professor Cliff Lampe and lecturer Colleen van Lent were nominated by students for their positive impact in the classroom.

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Quoted by Forbes. Professor of Information Cliff Lampe. "Parler vows to be more than Twitter clone for conservatives."

Lampe: Parler’s future is looking “uncertain” with new owners

UMSI professor Cliff Lampe questions Parler’s plans for the future, given its association with right-wing groups.

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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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Quoted by Voice of America. Professor of Information Cliff Lampe. Hoax dupes US city, points to evolving scam risks.

Lampe: How to prevent online scammers from stealing your information

UMSI professor Cliff Lampe says internet scammers are getting creative, putting more people at risk of having their personal data stolen.

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Democracy, Finsta and Online Harassment: Check out UMSI faculty Phd student publications.

Democracy, Finsta and Online Harassment: UMSI Research Roundup

Recent UMSI faculty and PhD student publications. 

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2023 SIGCHI Awards. Cliff Lampe, SIGCHI Academy. Dhruv “DJ” Jain, outstanding dissertation.

Cliff Lampe and Dhruv Jain earn SIGCHI Awards

Lampe was elected to the academy of the ACM special interest group on computer-human interaction and Jain earned an outstanding dissertation award.

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Quoted by Forbes. Professor Cliff Lampe. "Dying for the perfect photo of video — Is social media claiming lives?"

Lampe: People are dying while attempting to capture the perfect photo for social media

UMSI professor Cliff Lampe talks with Forbes about the rise of selfie related deaths.

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A thumbs down emoji.

Could a dislike button reduce online toxicity? UMSI researchers say yes

UMSI social media experts find that a dislike feature is a “simple and indirect intervention against online harassment.”

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Quoted by Al Jazeera: Professor Cllff Lampe from UMSI, A US state asked for evidence to ban TikTok. The FBI offered none"

Lampe: TikTok poses no greater risk than any other social media platform

“The sole concern expressed is that its main owner is a Chinese company — even though most TikTok traffic in the US is managed on US servers.”

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