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UMSI experts available to discuss social media executive order

UMSI and the University of Michigan have experts who can comment on the regulation of social media and an expected executive order from President Trump targeting social media companies.

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Web app, dashboard from U-M to inform Michiganders' return to work

The web tools will help state officials identify potential hotspots as they reopen Michigan to business.

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Michael Hess honored for technical support of research at U-M

UMSI adjunct lecturer and alumnus Michael Hess received the Research Technical Staff Recognition Award.

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Fourth Annual DEI Awards Announced

The UMSI Diversity Awards each year recognize a student, a staff member and a faculty member who have had a positive impact on the school’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

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American Heart Association grant launches new wearable health technology research center at U-M

A $2.5 million grant from the American Heart Association will help establish a new wearable health technology research center and national research collaboration, and a supplemental $200K grant will be used to track cardiovascular consequences of COVID-19.

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Oliver Haimson receives National Science Foundation CAREER grant

Haimson's winning research proposal is titled "Toward Equitable Social Media Content Moderation for Marginalized Individuals and Communities."

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Virtual senior center helps older adults in Detroit connect while social distancing

A team of University of Michigan researchers from the School of Information, School of Public Health and School of Social Work have partnered with Methodist Children's Home Society to evaluate call-in classes for seniors offered by the Silver Center. 

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UMSI alumni JJ Pionke and Kathy Kosinski named among Library Journal’s 2020 Movers & Shakers

JJ Pionke (MSI ʼ13) and Kathy Kosinski (MSI ʼ16) are named among Library Journal’s Movers & Shakers for 2020. The award, which launched in 2002, honors individuals shaping the future of libraries.

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UMSI alumni team up on groundbreaking Michigan Medicine, BCBSM COVID-19 data collection initiative to identify best treatment practices

School of Information alumni Tawny Czilok and Michael Hess are vital members of the leadership team behind Mi-COVID 19, a Collaborative Quality Initiative that will More info

UMSI offers virtual celebration for 2020 graduates

Graduates, families, friends and members of the UMSI community are invited to view celebratory messages from faculty, alumni and students.

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