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UMSI Global Information Engagement Program transfers to South Africa in 2016

Eighteen graduate students from the University of Michigan will travel to Cape Town, South Africa in May to spend two months working with four local non-profit organizations on their information challenges.

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Three student teams head to CHI finals

Three UMSI student teams will travel to San Jose in May for the second round of the CHI Student Design Competition.

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UMSI researchers find motile graphics improve recall

Research shows moderate kinetic shifting of graphic elements on websites can heighten awareness and recall.

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Students showcase projects, win prizes at Expo 2016

Students exhibited more than 30 projects and competed for awards at the 2016 ExpoSItion.

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Chalmers touted for teaching excellence

A UMSI PhD candidate has received university-wide recognition for her teaching.

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MSI student awarded travel scholarship for CHI 2016

Jenny Wu was recently awarded the ACM-W scholarship, a $600 award to support her attendance at CHI 2016.

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UMSI 2016 commencement speaker announced: Wael Ghonim

Wael Ghonim is a social activist who played an influential role in the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, when he founded the Facebook account "We Are All Khaled Said."

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PhD student receives Rackham Community of Scholars Award

Lindsay Blackwell was one of 12 graduate researchers across U-M to be selected for the Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG) Rackham Community of Scholars Summer Fellowship.

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Kristin Fontichiaro to judge White House makerspace challenge

Clinical assistant professor Kristin Fontochiaro has been selected to judge the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Makeover Challenge.

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On Twitter, following a leader to understand image crafting

Three UMSI researchers have tracked Indian Prime Minister Modi's tweets to learn more about how he has built his brand and overcome his problematic past.

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