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Staff awards celebrate exceptional approach to work at UMSI

Jacques Chestnut and Nickie Rowsey have received 2019 staff awards for excellence and service.

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Paul Courant named Distinguished University Professor

UMSI professor and University Librarian Paul Courant is recognized for exceptional scholarly achievements. 

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Lionel Robert publishes book on the effect of artificial intelligence on the workplace

Robert and co-authors explore the implications of the "Fourth Industrial Revolution" in a new book. 

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U-M's Iffy Quotient shows steady drop of questionable information on social media, partners with NewsGuard for better data

Although election rhetoric is heating up, the CSMR finds a continued decline in questionable content on Facebook and Twitter.

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Modern maker trend could spur aging brains

School of Information researchers set up and ran a maker space, logging 280 hours of observations and semi-structured interviews with participating residents.

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Humans, robot teams work better when there’s an emotional connection

Until now little has been known about whether groups that work with robots develop attachments, and if so, if such emotions affect team performance.

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Schaub wins PET award for work on privacy policies

Florian Schaub's paper earned the Caspar Bowden Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies

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Soo Young Rieh honored with Outstanding Contributions to Information Behavior Research Award


Associate professor Soo Young Rieh will be inducted into ASIS&T SIG-USE Academy of Fellows.

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Suicide among older adults in long-term care suggests more is needed to promote mental, social well-being

Assistant professor David Jurgens co-authored a study on suicides among adults who were living in, or planning to move to, long-term care centers.

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App documents behavior of special ed students

School districts are failing to accurately report when their most vulnerable students are being physically restrained or secluded.

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