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Instagram’s redesign shifts toward shopping – here’s how that can be harmful

Nazanin Andalibi wrote a piece for "The Conversation" about Instagram's latest redesign.

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Neighbor saving neighbor during an opioid crisis using a smartphone

A UMSI researcher says empowering communities to form an opioid crisis response network based around the technology we carry with us every day can save lives when an overdose is suspected.

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UMSI students earn high honors in Adobe Creative Jam

Two UMSI student teams earned high honors during the 2020 Design for Change Creative Jam with SoDa Agencies.

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Two UMSI faculty honored as Distinguished Members of the Association for Computing Machinery

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has recognized two members of the UMSI faculty as Distinguished Members for outstanding contributions to the field.

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UMSI’s seasonal Zoom backgrounds will bring the spirit of Ann Arbor in winter to your video conferences

Update your repertoire and get into the A2 winter spirit with these seasonal-themed campus virtual backgrounds

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Extended reality: U-M online courses make XR accessible to everyone

UMSI Assistant Professor Michael Nebeling developed a new three-course online specialization on extended reality with a team at the U-M Center for Academic Innovation.

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UMSI researchers design privacy icon to be used by California law

California has proposed an official icon to include next to their new opt-out text -- a blue stylized toggle icon developed by researchers from UMSI and Carnegie Mellon University’s CyLab.

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UMSI to receive Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Award

UMSI has been selected as the recipient of the Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Award for 2021.

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Center for Social Media Responsibility names Hemphill to leadership role

The Center for Social Media Responsibility has appointed Libby Hemphill to the position of associate director.

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UMSI Career Fair will explore advantages of virtual recruiting

University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI) Winter Career Fair is going virtual and is taking place Thursday, Jan. 28.

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