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UMSI Awards & Honors: March 2024


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

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Can ChatGPT help reduce toxic masculinity?


For countries with a shortage of psychiatrists, AI may help reduce shame, paving the way for mental health access, says UMSI professor Mustafa Naseem.

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How UMSI’s Mustafa Naseem is changing the world, one person at a time


Michigan Daily reporter  Eliya Emtiaz writes about the powerful impact Naseem’s research has on Pakistani families.

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"Aunties, Strangers, and the FBI: Online Privacy Concerns and Experiences of Muslim-American Women. UMSI Researchers, Tanisha Afnan, Yixin Zou, Mustafa Naseem, Florian Schaub." UMSI Research in a magnifying glass graphic.

Understanding unique privacy concerns for Muslim-American women can improve digital design


In a new study, UMSI researchers uncover unique privacy concerns Muslim-American women face online. Their work can help designers to better protect privacy for all people.

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UMSI students provide Arab American National Museum invaluable community accessibility and usability expertise


Master of Science in Information students partnered with Dearborn’s Arab American National Museum in client-based courses to help staff better understand how to bring users to their website and how users access information amid an extended pandemic closure.

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Headshots of Tawanna Dillahunt, Julie Hui, Kentaro Toyama and Mustafa Naseem. "UMSI researchers were awarded a $1.4 M grant for their project The Community Tech Workers: A Community-Driven Model to Support Economic Mobility and Bridge the Digital Divide in the U.S.”

How Can Communities Best Bridge the Digital Divide


UMSI researchers were awarded a grant for their project “The “Community Tech Workers”: A Community-Driven Model to Support Economic Mobility and Bridge the Digital Divide in the U.S.

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2021-2022 Faculty Awards

Faculty awards recognize outstanding instruction, leadership and community-engaged research


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

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2021 Public Engagement Faculty Fellow Mustafa Naseem

Mustafa Naseem selected as a Mentor Fellow in 2021 Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship program


Seventeen University of Michigan faculty members, including UMSI's Mustafa Naseem, have been named 2021 Public Engagement Faculty Fellows

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Mustafa Naseem Receives Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Grant


Naseem secured two $100,000 grants to fund a machine learning-based anomaly detection algorithm to identify errors in electronic immunization data in Pakistan.

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Super Abbu

The Super Abbu project: Improving the health of women and children by engaging fathers


Mustafa Naseem piloted Super Abbu, a platform where Pakistani men could ask questions and share stories about pregnancy and childcare.

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