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Quoted by Wired. Associate professor Joyojeet Pal. YouTube and Reels could decide India's elections.

Pal: Social media influencers are playing a big role in India’s upcoming election

11/30/2023

For Wired, UMSI associate professor Joyojeet Pal highlights the political power social media influencers are leveraging in India. 

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Quoted by Science. Associate professor Eytan Adar. As scientists read flood of papers, AI developers aim to help.

Adar: Can AI research assistants help scientists read a barrage of papers? The results are mixed

11/29/2023

UMSI associate professor Eytan Adar talks with Science about the potential opportunities and pitfalls of new technologies aimed at assisting scientists. 

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Featured in The Screens Podcast. Lecturer III James Rampton.

Jim Rampton featured on The Screens Podcast

11/29/2023

UMSI lecturer James Rampton talks automotive UX, the future of cars in the U.S and the push for electric vehicles. 

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Quoted by The New York Times. Doctoral Student Megan Brown. How bad is antisemitism online? It's increasingly hard to know.

Brown: Lack of data making it difficult to assess the impact of social media platforms on society

11/22/2023

UMSI doctoral student Megan Brown discusses the difficulties of analyzing online hate speech as social media platforms limit access to their data. 

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Quoted by Business Insider. Doctoral student Kat Roemmich. The creepy AI-driven surveillance that may be infiltrating your workplace.

Roemmich: Emotion AI is being used to surveil workers. What does it mean for you?

11/22/2023

UMSI doctoral student Kat Roemmich discusses the use of artificial intelligence in the workplace and privacy concerns with Business Insider. 

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"An image of a person leaning over a sink staring at a faucet. UMSI logo in the corner."

8 things Michiganders should know about our drinking water

11/14/2023

Time to check your faucet? While drinking water in Michigan is strictly regulated, contamination often occurs at the household level. A few practical tips can keep you safe. 

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Quoted by Salon. Associate professor Libby Hemphill. Extremism scholars say TV news normalizing Trump's threats.

Hemphill: We need to call out violent rhetoric or we risk extremism

11/14/2023

Becoming accustomed to inflammatory remarks could have downstream risks, says UMSI associate professor Libby Hemphill.  “If we don’t call out rhetoric as extreme, we risk making it normal and acceptable.” 

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Jeff Sheng stands in the north quad courtyard

Jeff Sheng talks about his love of photography, social movements and finding the “freedom to explore” different subjects

11/13/2023

Fusing his love of art, technology and a deep passion for learning, Jeff Sheng’s research explores the impact of the internet in underground social movements.

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ReConnect/ReCollect co-directors, de la Cruz and Punzalan leading the turn over of select photographic prints and digital files of U-M materials from the BHL and UMMAA collections to Sister Gabriela Dangiwan, curator of the Bontoc Museum

UMSI associate professor Ricky Punzalan goes to the Philippines, shares cultural items with communities

11/13/2023

“Information work requires building relationships, and human beings connecting.”

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Quoted by PBS. Associate professor Silvia Lindtner. Inside China's Tech Boom: The story of China's meteoric rise to the forefront of global innovation.

Lindtner: To understand how China innovates is to rethink what innovation means

11/13/2023

In a new PBS documentary, UMSI associate professor Silvia Lindtner talks about China’s rise to the forefront of innovation.

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