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Florian Schaub receives honorable mention for chapter in forthcoming book

Florian Schaub's chapter in the forthcoming book An Introduction to IT Privacy has received an honorable mention from the Future of Privacy Forum.

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Inclusive play: UMSI's Michael Nebeling on team creating interactive game for kids with and without disabilities

The goal of iGYM, an augmented reality game system, is to create a truly inclusive environment for children to play and exercise together.

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Through Summer in Seoul, interns gain an inside look at high tech in Asia

UMSI’s summer internship program in Seoul provides international perspective and work experience in a high tech market.

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Michigan team competes in Amazon challenge to make AI more engaging

The team of twelve students is one of ten worldwide working to give Amazon’s Alexa more human-like conversational skills.

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Four UMSI faculty to receive data science grants

Four UMSI faculty are among the awardees of the first round of MIDAS grants to propel data science.

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Daniel Atkins named 2019 AAAS fellow

Daniel E. Atkins, Emeritus W.K. Kellogg Professor of Information and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is among 22 University of Michigan faculty members newly elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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What humans want in an automated car

There are three human personality traits that we want to see in our driverless cars, whether we possess them or not. 

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Leo Sarkisian's 'Music Time in Africa': U-M archivist, anthropologist revive popular Voice of America show

In September 2014, two University of Michigan professors received a phone call that would set them on a race to save more than a half century of African music.

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'Throwaway' social profiles may have a place on some platforms, with some topics

New research shows that so-called throwaway profiles can be good for adults who need to test the waters on subjects that might cause them shame or pain if they were to share as themselves.

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Yan Chen honored for furthering the status of women in economics

Yan Chen, Daniel Kahneman Collegiate Professor of Information, is the recipient of the 2019 Carolyn Shaw Bell award. 

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