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Sandvig essay in prize-winning collection

Associate professor Sandvig's essay "The Internet as Anti-Television: Distribution Infrastructure as Culture and Power" appears in Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructures.

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Lobbyists' model legislation unmasked

Professor Adar tackles what he calls the "Dark Corpora" problem: spotting laws where clusters of similar language exist, and reconstructing what the source material might have looked like.

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GradeCraft wins national award for innovative teaching

Learning management system developed by team based at UMSI has received a 2016 Innovators Award.

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Four new assistant professors join faculty this fall

Four new assistant professors will join the School of Information faculty in fall 2016.

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Drupal community gathers at Midwest Summit

The Midwest Drupal Summit took place in North Quad on the University of Michigan campus.

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Outstanding staff honored

Two UMSI staff members were recognized for their outstanding contributions in forwarding the school's mission.

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Connecting communities through a shared Global Heartbeat

A new pilot project at the University of Michigan hopes to counteract the “cyber-balkanization.”

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Digital Research Confidential is August book club pick

At the August meeting of the UMSI Social Media Book Club, participants will discuss the first chapter of Christian Sandvig’s recent book Digital Research Confidential: The Secrets of Studying Behavior Online.

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UMSI students score high in the NIDA challenge

UMSI students and faculty were among the team members awarded second place in a competition sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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UMSI goes platinum for sustainability efforts

UMSI is the first school at the University of Michigan to receive the Platinum Award bestowed by Planet Blue, the university’s sustainability initiative.

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