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American Heart Association grant launches new wearable health technology research center at U-M

A $2.5 million grant from the American Heart Association will help establish a new wearable health technology research center and national research collaboration, and a supplemental $200K grant will be used to track cardiovascular consequences of COVID-19.

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Oliver Haimson receives National Science Foundation CAREER grant

Haimson's winning research proposal is titled "Toward Equitable Social Media Content Moderation for Marginalized Individuals and Communities."

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Virtual senior center helps older adults in Detroit connect while social distancing

A team of University of Michigan researchers from the School of Information, School of Public Health and School of Social Work have partnered with Methodist Children's Home Society to evaluate call-in classes for seniors offered by the Silver Center. 

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UMSI alumni JJ Pionke and Kathy Kosinski named among Library Journal’s 2020 Movers & Shakers

JJ Pionke (MSI ʼ13) and Kathy Kosinski (MSI ʼ16) are named among Library Journal’s Movers & Shakers for 2020. The award, which launched in 2002, honors individuals shaping the future of libraries.

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UMSI alumni team up on groundbreaking Michigan Medicine, BCBSM COVID-19 data collection initiative to identify best treatment practices

School of Information alumni Tawny Czilok and Michael Hess are vital members of the leadership team behind Mi-COVID 19, a Collaborative Quality Initiative that will More info

UMSI offers virtual celebration for 2020 graduates

Graduates, families, friends and members of the UMSI community are invited to view celebratory messages from faculty, alumni and students.

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Why we adopt then abandon online safety practices

Researchers from UMSI and NortonLifeLock's Research Group surveyed more than 900 people about their use of 30 commonly recommended practices to guard against security, privacy, and identity theft risks.

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Kentaro Toyama named Public Engagement Mentor Fellow

The Center for Academic Innovation has named Kentaro Toyama as a Mentor Fellow in the inaugural cohort of the University of Michigan Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship program.

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UMSI researchers recognized with five Best Paper awards at 2020 CHI conference

UMSI faculty and PhD students have earned five Best Paper and six Honorable Mention designations at the 2020 ACM CHI Conference.

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Without protections, watch out for unintended consequences of COVID-19 immunity tests

A Q&A with Denise Anthony, incoming director of UMSI's Masters of Health Informatics program. 

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