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.
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.
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.”
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.