Thomer: Non-academics need better tools to navigate information spaces
UMSI assistant professor Andrea Thomer published an essay on Slate.com about the challenges faced by people searching for useful information in a time of information overload.
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.
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.”
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
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
Margaret Hedstrom to deliver keynote address at iConference
Margaret Hedstrom will deliver a keynote address at the plenary session of the annual iConference.
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.
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.
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.
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.