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U-M partners with Google for online data analytics certificate program

A new, flexible, online training program on data science will prepare job-seekers to quickly enter one of the fastest-growing labor markets and advance their careers.

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Erin Krupka reappointed as academic director of UMSI doctoral program

Associate professor Erin Krupka is an experimental behavioral economist. This is her second three-year appointment as PhD academic program director.

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Donor Larry Leinweber speaks at a podium adorned with a Block M. Behind him are commemorative hardhats and a rendering of the Leinweber Computer Science and Information building. He is wearing glasses and a blue blazer.

U-M celebrates start of Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building

Computers, data and information science are quickly becoming the backbone of systems that connect society. The University of Michigan took a step toward accelerating its leadership in these critical areas today at a ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new $145M facility.

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Fall in love with UMSI’s new seasonal Zoom backgrounds

As fall paints Ann Arbor red, turn over a new leaf with the University of Michigan School of Information’s new seasonally themed campus virtual backgrounds.

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Faces of UMSI: Ben Zhang

PhD student Ben Zhang talks about his journey to UMSI, where he’s finding success studying the intersection of identity, mobility, infrastructure, labor and the online platforms woven into people’s lives. 

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Quoted by Bridge Detroit. Assistant professor Matthew Bui. Fundraising apps to navigate causes, political campaigns.

Bui: The challenges of building trust in democracy

Matthew Bui was interviewed by Bridge Detroit about a soon-to-launch app created by two Detroit residents.

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MHI student Emily Trumpower wearing a white lab coat and looking at a laptop.

Master of Health Informatics Program Celebrates Ten Years

Since its founding in 2012, the Master of Health Informatics program at the University of Michigan School of Information has graduated more than 400 students and continues to prepare future leaders for a successful career in health management, consulting and systems implementation.

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A student sits in the drivers seat of the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq and plays with the display of the display. She wears a sweater and glasses.

Automotive UX course at UMSI fueled by graduates entering the industry

Automotive UX, a new special-topics course at the University of Michigan School of Information, is helping students explore digital design for cars while learning about UX principles.

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National Transfer Student Week at UMSI kicks off October 17

National Transfer Student Week at UMSI celebrates current transfer students while recruiting new students to the Bachelor of Science in Information program. 

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Yao Wei dressed in graduation gown stands outside of an auditorium on University of Michigan campus with her husband and son on her graduation day. She holds a decorated graduation cap.

MADS portfolio project helps student launch data science career

2022 Master of Applied Data Science graduate Yao Wei became a data scientist at Ford while still a student in the program by dazzling interviewers with new skills she learned from her UMSI courses.

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