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Elected 2024 Fellow of the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research. Pedja Klasnja. Associate Professor.

Pedja Klasnja elected as fellow for the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research


ABMR is the premier honorary scientific organization for exploring behavior and medicine. 

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Featured in The Wire. Associate professor Joyojeet Pal. Making disability a joke is neither comedy nor art.

Pal’s research on disability in cinema featured by The Wire


UMSI associate professor Joyojeet Pal’s work on the portrayal of disability in Indian cinema is highlighted. 

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Quoted by The Washington Post. Associate Professor Joyojeet Pal. Covert Indian operation seeks to discredit Modi's critics in the U.S.

Pal: Misinformation campaigns discrediting Modi critiques are ‘getting smarter’


UMSI associate professor Joyojeet Pal speaks to The Washington Post about the Disinfo Lab, a covert organization seeking to defame critics of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

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Robin Brewer smiling and wearing a sweater and scarf.

Robin Brewer named one of ten scientists “on the cusp of changing the world” by Popular Science


“I’m really an advocate for more aging-first and disability-first approaches to research and design,” Brewer says.

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Quoted by WUNC North Carolina Public Radio. Assistant professor Barbara Ericson. NC students must study computer science to graduate under new law.

Ericson: A new law in North Carolina is going to be difficult to implement for educators


School systems in North Carolina are rushing to get teachers trained and ready to teach computer science courses before a new law goes into effect. 

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Quoted by BridgeDetroit. Lecturer III James Rampton. Michigan Central is collecting.a lot of data. Can we trust it?

Rampton: Information transparency is critical in increasing public trust


UMSI lecturer James Rampton spoke with BridgeDetroit about Michigan Central’s new Digital Trust for Places and Routines standard. 

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GPT-4, Automated Vehicles, Privacy Concerns. Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.

GPT-4 | Automated Vehicles | Privacy Concerns: UMSI Research Roundup


Recent UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.

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An image of Aayana Anand sitting in front of a podcasting microphone and computer with purple lighting behind her.

Faces of UMSI (Aayana's Version)


Aayana Anand (BSI ’25) is an intersectional feminist podcaster who is passionate about using data to address societal issues. Ask her about her taste in music, and she’ll answer with equal passion.

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"Alumni Snapshot: Shannon Elkins. Bachelor of Science in Information, 2020. User experience specialist, Boeing. UMSI."

Communicating the value of UX research and design


UMSI alum Shannon Elkins leads user-centered design processes to improve Boeing’s software tools while translating the importance of her team’s work to leadership and stakeholders.

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A year of ChatGPT: U-M experts available to comment


A year after OpenAI launched ChatGPT, UMSI experts are available to comment on the impacts of the technology. 

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