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Andrea Thomer essay in Slate

Thomer: Non-academics need better tools to navigate information spaces

UMSI assistant professor Andrea Thomer published an essay on about the challenges faced by people searching for useful information in a time of information overload.

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Irene pasquetto was quoted by Columbia Journalism Review

Pasquetto: Focus on profits behind disinformation spread on social media

UMSI assistant professor Irene Pasquetto was interviewed by Columbia Journalism Review in a piece about how social media algorithms accelerate the spread of disinformation.

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Schaub and McQuade to team up for identity theft class

UMSI assistant professor Florian Schaub and clinical law professor Barbara McQuade will team up for “Identity Theft: Causes and Countermeasures.”

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2021 Public Engagement Faculty Fellow Mustafa Naseem

Mustafa Naseem selected as a Mentor Fellow in 2021 Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship program

Seventeen University of Michigan faculty members, including UMSI's Mustafa Naseem, have been named 2021 Public Engagement Faculty Fellows

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Prototype of the mobile app Descrypt Detroit

Two UMSI students win Fall 2020 Student Design Summit

Master of Health Informatics student Frances Mackercher and Master of Science in Information student Sam Wood won the Fall 2020 Student Design Competition for their team submission, Decrypt Detroit. More info

iConference 2021 Keynote address by Margaret Hedstrom

Margaret Hedstrom to deliver keynote address at iConference

Margaret Hedstrom will deliver a keynote address at the plenary session of the annual iConference.

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Kentaro Toyama was quoted by Government Technology

Toyama: Net neutrality can’t be achieved until it’s better defined

UMSI professor Kentaro Toyama tells Government Technology that we lack a clear definition of what net neutrality means. 

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How Black people in the 19th century used photography as a tool for social change

UMSI student Samantha Hill wrote a piece for "The Conversation" on the role cameras played in the quest for social equality for Black Americans in the post-slavery era.

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Michael Nebeling was quoted by AR post

Michael Nebeling discusses Extended Reality For Everybody

UMSI associate professor Michael Nebeling spoke with AR Post about the free Coursera Extended Reality For Everybody specialization.

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David Wallace was quoted by the Washington Post

David Wallace on the failings of the 9/11 Commission

David Wallace’s research was quoted by the Washington Post in an article about the failings of the congressional commission set up to investigate the events that led up to the terrorist attacks on the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001.

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