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XR advertising could be a consumer threat if left unchecked

University of Michigan researchers studied the possible ways advertisers could manipulate the public using extended reality.

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UMSI Launches Partnership with Interstride

UMSI is partnering with Interstride, a digital career service focused on international employment, to help both domestic and international students embark on careers abroad.

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MSI grad Uche Eke heads to Cairo for Olympic gymnastics qualifier

Uche Eke (MSI ’21) will compete in the African Championships for a chance to become the first Nigerian gymnast to participate in the Olympic Games.  

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UMSI faculty promotions receive Board of Regents approval

Sophia Brueckner, Sun Young Park, Grant Schoenebeck and Vinod Vydiswaran will be promoted from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure, and Kristin Fontichiaro was promoted to Clinical Professor.

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Patricia Garcia receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

University of Michigan assistant professor Patricia Garcia has received the National Science Foundation’s prestigious NSF CAREER award.

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Cohn: People will lie about vaccination status

University of Michigan Assistant Professor Alain Cohn, spoke with USA Today about a person’s proclivity to lie about vaccination status when it benefits themselves. 

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Severance on landing your first programming job

Forbes.com featured an interview with UMSI Clinical Professor Charles Severance on how to land a first job in the programming industry.

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UMSI Alumna Marla Gomez Named Principal Engineer at Intel ⁠— Her Top Career Advice for Students

UMSI alumna Marla Gomez has built a tremendous career at Intel, rising through the ranks of their IT User Experience division to become Principal Engineer. Here’s her advice for students and recent graduates of UMSI looking to launch their own careers in user experience and user interaction design.

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Barry Fishman: grades don't encourage learning

Professor Barry Fishman talked about the 50th anniversary edition of the book Wad-Ja-Get?: The Grading Game in American Education and "gameful learning" on the podcast “TeachLab with Justin Reich.”

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New MOOC specialization offers glimpse into modern, data-driven sports world

An interdisciplinary group of University of Michigan faculty from UMSI and the School of Kinesiology have come together for a massive open online Sports Analytics Performance Specialization.

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