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Knight Foundation announces funding for University of Michigan project to support research on internet governance

The project will focus on research to inform the public conversation on current issues in technology policy, including free expression online and the scale and power of digital platforms.

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Nominate a UMSI staff member for the Outstanding Staff Recognition Award

Nominations have opened for the 9th annual UMSI Outstanding Staff Recognition Award.

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Announcing a public health-informed fall semester for the University of Michigan

The University of Michigan plans to offer a public health-informed in-residence semester this fall.

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Cliff Lampe on Stateside: How social media helped shape the current widespread protests against police brutality

On a recent episode of Stateside, UMSI professor Cliff Lampe discussed how social media has helped shape the current widespread protest movement.

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U-M research reveals racism challenges in human-computer interaction

Their study, which was honored as a Best Paper at the annual The ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, uses personal narratives to get to the bottom of some of the experiences of nonwhite participants in the field.

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NSF-funded project to focus on improving security, privacy of smart homes

Denise Anthony, professor of health management & policy at U-M's School of Public Health and incoming director of the Master of Health Informatics program, will be working on this project.

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UMSI researchers awarded COVID-19 data science grant to study student mobility patterns

Quan Nguyen, Christopher Brooks and Daniel Romero will receive funding for “Students’ mobility patterns on campus and the implications for the recovery of campus activities post-pandemic."

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UMSI leadership: We stand against racist violence and systemic racism

We will commit to steps and resources to combat racism in our own community. And we are taking immediate action.

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Dillahunt receives Skip Ellis Early Career award

UMSI associate professor Tawanna Dillahunt was named an inaugural recipient of the The Computing Research Association's Committee on Widening Participation in Computing Research (CRA-WP) Skip Ellis Early Career Award.

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UMSI experts available to discuss social media executive order

UMSI and the University of Michigan have experts who can comment on the regulation of social media and an expected executive order from President Trump targeting social media companies.

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