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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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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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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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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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Bring on the Technology Bans

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

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Veinot guest edits JAMIA special issue and co-authors CCC research agenda on health equity

UMSI associate professor Tiffany Veinot, is a guest editor of the August/September issue of The Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. This special double issue of JAMIA focuses on health equity.

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U-M alumna brings new life to Meredith Bixby's famous marionettes

Hilary Severyn archived and digitally preserved an unusual cultural treasure trove of puppets, backdrops, stage props and more. 

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Facilitating a smooth technological transition for citizens returning from prison

Kentaro Toyama and his team study returning citizens' struggle to find work and reintegrate due to a lack of digital literacy. 

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Advertising in apps: Decisions behind those targeted, sometimes invasive ads we see

A new study shows that app creators are not making decisions about which ads are attached to their apps, but they are picking which ad networks are used. 

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