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“UMSI at CSCW2022. November 8-22. Held virtually.”

Preview new research from 40+ UMSI scholars presenting at CSCW 2022

What are University of Michigan School of Information faculty and students bringing to CSCW ’22? Link to a schedule of UMSI scholars’ virtual presentations so you don’t miss the next big thing.

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UMSI BSI student Zochil Moreno-Martinez standing outside during fall, wearing a hat and smiling.

Three UMSI students on why they love UXD and why they transferred to U-M

National Transfer Student Week at UMSI celebrates transfer students who made the jump from other colleges and universities to U-M to pursue a degree in information. We talked with three transfer students on why they chose UMSI and their journey to pursuing information.

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Alumni snapshot. Naim Falandino. Master of Science in Information, 2012. Chief Technology Officer at Groundspeed Analytics.

Naim Falandino on ‘buckling down’ and finding opportunities wherever you go

UMSI alumni Naim Falandino talks about his current role as chief technology officer at Groundspeed Analytics, his time at UMSI and his advice for students. 

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Faces of UMSI Sophia Boettcher, Master of Applied Data Science. Sophia holding a bouquet of flowers outside of a store.

MADS student Sophia Boettcher uses data science for social good

Sophia Boettcher uses the skills she’s learning in the Master of Applied Data Science program in her health equity disaster relief nonprofit.

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"PrivacyCon. Federal Trade Commission. November 1, 2022. Free. Panelists: Consumer Surveillance. Nazanin Andalibi. Assistant professor, UMSI. 9:25 am. Children's privacy. Kaiwen Sun. PhD student, UMSI. 1 pm."

UMSI researchers to speak as panelists at FTC PrivacyCon 2022

Assistant professor Nazanin Andalibi will discuss emotion AI and the future of work, and PhD candidate Kaiwen Sun will discuss child safety in smart homes.

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A four paneled grid featuring students in multiple on campus settings.

Website showcases UMSI progress on diversity, equity and inclusion

The University of Michigan School of Information has developed a new website highlighting DEI initiatives that took place from 2016 to 2021.

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Quoted by Protocol. Professor Cliff Lampe. Why audio will never capture the hearts of social media users.

Lampe: Why social media networks featuring short form audio struggle to go viral

University of Michigan School of Information professor Cliff Lampe discusses the difficulty platforms have engaging users with audio-only content. 

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Nancy and Donald Bliss standing near mountains.

Scholarship fund created to support MHI students, honor life of Evan Bliss

The Evan Hale Bliss Scholarship, created by U-M School of Information graduates, will honor the life of Evan Bliss, a musician and health data analyst. The scholarship will support students pursuing a Master of Health Informatics degree.

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Looking Back at the Future: Reflections of the Internet Pioneers. Friday, November 4. Doug Van Houweling. Professor Emeritus of Information.

UMSI event explores the history of the internet with Doug Van Houweling

On November 4, 2022 students will have the opportunity to talk with internet pioneers Nathaniel Borenstein and Doug Van Houweling about the early days of the internet.

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Quoted by the Washington Post: Associate Professor Libby Hemphill, "Hotter days bring out hotter tempers, research finds"

Hemphill: No surprise heated rhetoric linked to hotter temps

Hemphill, an expert on hate speech and social media, told the Washington Post that there is often an increase in online aggression when people feel threatened. 


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