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Yan Chen to deliver keynote address at Economic Science Association Conference

UMSI professor Yan Chen will deliver a keynote address at the Economic Science Association (ESA) North American meetings in Los Angeles on Saturday, October 12. 

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When ‘what’s on your mind’ is tragic, not happy – sharing sad news on social media

Nazanin Andalibi wrote a piece for "The Conversation" about how individuals share, or don't share, information after experiencing pregnancy loss. 

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CSCW “recommends” early Paul Resnick research

Paul Resnick will receive the “CSCW Lasting Impact Award” for groundbreaking research he co-authored in 1994.

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Mustafa Naseem Receives Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Grant

Naseem secured two $100,000 grants to fund a machine learning-based anomaly detection algorithm to identify errors in electronic immunization data in Pakistan.

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Professor Ron Eglash to present at the National Tribal Energy Summit

In his talk on Ethnocomputing and Indigenous Knowledge, Eglash will outline his work with students using culturally situated design tools.

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Ericson talks women in computer science with BBC World Service

Ericson chats about her observations in academia and how schools can do a better job at including women in computer science.

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UMSI welcomes new faculty in fall 2019

Eight new assistant professors will join the School of Information faculty in fall 2019.

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Ron Eglash discusses ethnocomputing on Chicago’s WBEZ

Ron Eglash was recently featured in an interview on NPR affiliate WBEZ’s program Worldview, a show about how race, ethnicity, gender, identity, the environment, religion, politics and economics drive and shape the news.

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Bring on the Technology Bans

Professor Kentaro Toyama, writing for "The Conversation," urges caution in the race for more technology.

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DARPA Award for more responsive AI that combines human and machine

The goal of Lasecki’s proposal is to create methods for making AI systems more robust and flexible.

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