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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

01/26/2024

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

01/22/2024

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

01/22/2024

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

01/19/2024

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

01/17/2024

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

01/17/2024

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

01/11/2024

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?

01/10/2024

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

01/09/2024

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

01/08/2024

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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