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Quoted by The Washington Post. Associate professor VG Vinod Vydiswaran. AI could flag patients' dangerous alcohol use before surgery.

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. 

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A student stands in line at the UMSI career fair, holding a folder and making notes with a pencil.

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. 

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An image of Christine Carethers standing on campus surrounded by fall foliage, wearing a U-M t-shirt and a red bandana

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. 

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"UMSI Alumni Snapshot. Uday Krishna. Master of Science in Information, 2014. Business intelligence & analytics manager. Amazon Web Services."

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.

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Quoted by The Economic Times. Associate Professor Joyojeet Pal. Is it time to update Model Code of Conduct? Adopting to tech-driven election landscape.

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. 

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2023 ACM Distinguished Members. Eric Gilbert, Associate Professor. Lionel Robert, Professor.

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.”

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"DS/CSS Winter 2024. Data Science/Computational Social Science Seminar Series. UMSI."

Winter 2024 roster of Data Science/Computational Social Science seminar speakers announced


UMSI’s weekly seminar series returns Thursday, March 28.

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An image with colorful, abstract shapes and the text "What is information science" with the UMSI logo

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. 

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2024 CEW+ Sarah Goddard Power Award. Yan Chen. Professor.

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. 

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Stephanie Vettese, Clayton Zimmerman and Ziyan Zhou stand in front of the brick exterior of the Bentley, which reads "Bentley Historical Library"

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. 

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