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$1.2 NSF grant will help multidisciplinary team create resource for privacy documentation

A $1.2 million grant will go toward building a search engine and other tools to help collect and classify billions of privacy documents on the web.

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Data breaches: Most victims unaware when shown evidence of multiple compromised accounts

Most participants in a recent University of Michigan study were unaware that their email addresses and other personal information had been compromised in five data breaches on average.

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Singh: independent investigation into healthcare algorithm reveals inaccuracy

A new study led by Karandeep Singh, M.D., assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Information and School of Medicine investigated the accuracy of a predictive modeling tool created to identify early signs of sepsis in patients.

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Ron Eglash on CBC Docuseries, Enslaved, for United Nations Panel

UMSI professor Ron Eglash participated in a panel organized by the United Nations Department of Global Communications focused on the fourth episode of the CBC docuseries Enslaved, titled "New World Cultures." 

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MSI student honored with prestigious Westin Scholar Award

Master of Information student Somya Bhagwagar is the University of Michigan’s 2021 Westin Scholar,  an honor given annually in support of students considering careers in privacy and data protection. More info

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UMSI scholars honored with Blaurock Student Research Awards

Four University of Michigan School of Information students received awards honoring excellence in UMSI student/faculty research projects.

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UMSI capstone students harness data to improve community health with Puente

Bachelor of Science in Information students teamed up with nonprofit Puente to help identify and support areas of need in the Dominican Republic.

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Thomas: Cuba is creating smartphones, citizens have reason to be excited and skeptical

Assistant Professor and Presidential Postdoc Fellow Michaelanne Thomas was quoted in a Vice article about Cuba’s first attempt at creating a homegrown smartphone. 

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MADS student gears up to work at the forefront of auto industry’s data-fueled future

As a mechatronics engineer, David Hernandez believes data science is key to solving problems in the automotive industry. 

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YouTube comments reveal scant evidence of political echo chambers

Conservative and liberal viewers on YouTube engage in crosstalk, according to a large-scale study from the University of Michigan School of Information.

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