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Tawanna Dillahunt and Julie Hui were awarded the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Community-Engaged Research Grant

U-M awarded grant to support Detroit entrepreneurs in bridging digital divide

An interdisciplinary team from the University of Michigan was awarded $300,000 from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to train local residents and U-M students to provide one-on-one technology support to Detroit entrepreneurs.

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Michelle LeBlanc

Michelle LeBlanc launches data science career identifying fraud, waste and abuse in healthcare industry

From dental hygienist to healthcare administrator to data scientist, recent MADS grad Michelle LeBlanc has undergone tremendous skill growth to land her first data science position fresh out of the program.

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5 U-M schools will hire for racial justice in healthcare focus

Five schools at the University of Michigan are hiring faculty to focus on “Racial Justice in Healthcare: Informatics and Data-Driven Approaches.”

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Albert Lee is applying data science to education

Albert Lee, a MADS student and an instructional designer, is building community with his classmates and using his data science skills in the real world

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Libby Hemphill

Hemphill: Teach machines to find white nationalist content

Associate Professor Libby Hemphill believes machine learning technology can provide opportunities to better moderate hate speech on social media platforms. 


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Olubisi Ajetunmobi

MHI alumna at leading edge of data analysis in scientific healthcare research

2018 Master of Health Informatics grad Olubisi Ajetunmobi shares her advice for charting a clear path into the information field in her Alumni Snapshot.

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Florian Schaub

Schaub: How the US Constitution does and does not protect your privacy

In discussion on WDET’s Detroit Today, Assistant Professor Florian Schaub addresses the issue of privacy and just how much information we’re giving up every day.

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Study: Evolution now accepted by majority of Americans

George Herbert Mead Collegiate Professor of Human-Computer Interaction Mark Ackerman and co-authors found that the level of acceptance of evolution in the US is now above the halfway mark.

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Lionel Robert

Robert: Robots need a Myers-Briggs type

In an interview on the Internet of Things podcast, Associate Professor Lionel Robert speaks to the personality characteristics he believes will make different robots in the workplace successful.

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Abril Vela

BSI alumna expands access to computer science education

There’s a lot to learn from 2018 Bachelor of Science in Information grad Abril Vela, educational consultant and entrepreneur. Check out her Alumni Snapshot now. 

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