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Sawyer and Orawannukul honored with alumni awards

This month, University of Michigan School of Information honored two alumni who have made notable contributions to the information field and to UMSI. 

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Data Science/Computational Social Science Seminars fall roster announced

The University of Michigan Data Science / Computational Social Science (DS/CSS) faculty have announced the speakers for their fall 2021 seminar series. 

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Karandeep Singh to deliver keynote remarks at R/Medicine Virtual Conference

UMSI Assistant Professor Karandeep Singh will deliver a keynote presentation at the R/Medicine virtual conference on August 26. 

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UMSI’s online MADS degree graduating its first students

The first group of Master of Applied Data Science (MADS) students will graduate in August after spending two years in the fully online program, studying data science at the intersection of people, information and technology.

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MADS program a “great fit” for father focused on enhancing career skills

When Matt Wiese decided to flesh out his education in stats and machine learning, he needed a program that would be flexible with a full-time job and a toddler at home. UMSI’s Master of Applied Data Science program satisfies those requirements and more. 

 

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Robots who goof. Can we trust them again?

When robots make mistakes, reestablishing trust with human co-workers depends on how the machines own up to the errors and how human-like they appear, according to University of Michigan research.

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John Leslie King, School of Information professor and former dean, retires

After an illustrious career, John L. King, the William Warner Bishop Collegiate Professor of Information and former dean at the University of Michigan School of Information, retired from active faculty status on May 31, 2021.

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Margaret Hedstrom, a trailblazer in digital preservation, retires

After an esteemed career, Margaret Hedstrom, University of Michigan School of Information Robert M. Warner Collegiate professor of information and faculty associate in the Institute for Social Research, retired from active faculty status on May 31, 2021.

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Computer security personnel need tools, training to assist survivors of intimate partner violence

Survivors of intimate partner violence who experience tech abuse often reach out to computer security companies for help. But the customer support personnel at these companies are not sufficiently prepared to handle such cases.

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UMSI announces 2020-2021 DEI Awards recipients

Learn about this year's UMSI DEI Awards recipients and their far-reaching, positive impact on the school’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

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