Vydiswaran: AI could help flag dangerous alcohol use before surgery
UMSI associate professor VG Vinod Vydiswaran’s study on AI’s usage to prevent surgical complications from alcohol consumption is cited by The Washington Post.
How to stand out at a career fair, according to experts
There is standard career fair advice — dress for success, prepare an elevator pitch — and then there are those hard-won tidbits you learn only through experience. We asked five experts to give their best tips.
Faces of UMSI: Christine Carethers
Master’s student Christine Carethers is using data to visualize the future of public health. Through her research, she has uncovered surprising takeaways for uninsured patients.
Taking full advantage of UMSI career support helps grads enter industry with confidence
UMSI alum Uday Krishna, business intelligence & analytics manager at Amazon Web Services, recommends students and grads leverage the Michigan Difference in their job search.
In a big election year, Joyojeet Pal says social media platforms must do more to mitigate misinformation
Social media will have a big impact on elections this year for numerous countries, making it critical for platforms to limit misinformation, says UMSI associate professor Joyojeet Pal.
Eric Gilbert and Lionel Robert named ACM distinguished members
Distinguished members are recognized for work that has “spurred innovation, enhanced computer science education and moved the field forward.”
Winter 2024 roster of Data Science/Computational Social Science seminar speakers announced
UMSI’s weekly seminar series returns Thursday, March 28.
What is information science?
We asked two professors of information to break down the ambiguity. Read on for a straightforward definition, and find out why students who are interested in business or psychology might consider getting an information degree instead.
UMSI professor Yan Chen earns CEW+ Sarah Goddard Power award
The award recognizes scholarship focused on women and gender, and names Chen for her efforts to reduce disparities for women in economics.
UMSI students design a makeover for the university's archives
A team of master’s students at UMSI combined their expertise in archives and user-centered design to reimagine public spaces at the Bentley Historical Library, making them more welcoming to newcomers.