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Third annual UMSI DEI awards announced

Two graduate students, a staff member and a professor are recognized for their positive impact on the DEI efforts at UMSI. 

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Online civic engagement is not always a positive experience, say researchers

 

Even well-intentioned online civic engagement doesn't always improve the community, says UMSI researcher Libby Hemphill.

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Brand Modi: Decoding social media engagement with celebrities

 

UMSI's Joyojeet Pal examined more than 9,000 tweets from @narendramodi to research Modi’s engagement with Indian public figures pre- and post-elections.

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UMSI professor Margaret Hedstrom to deliver keynote address at Iowa State University

 

At ISU's Research Day, Hedstrom will explore some of the unintended consequences of public access and propose concrete actions that researchers can take.

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Soo Young Rieh earns honorable mention at CHIIR conference in Glasgow

 

A paper that offers a new perspective on search systems with enriched knowledge-context has won Soo Young Rieh and her co-author an honorable mention.

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The web really isn't worldwide - every country has different access

 

What the internet looks like to users in the U.S. can be quite different from the online experience of people in other countries.

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UMSI 2019 commencement speaker announced: State of Michigan Chief Justice Bridget McCormack

Bridget McCormack will address the 2019 graduates of the School of Information at the spring graduate recognition ceremony. 

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UMSI researchers recognized with 3 Best Paper awards at 2019 CHI conference

UMSI faculty and students took three best paper and five honorable mention awards at the upcoming CHI conference. 

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UMSI faculty appreciate recognition as ICPSR is nominated for top IMLS honor

 

The U-M Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is a finalist for the IMLS 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

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U-M part of network to build public interest technology field

The University of Michigan has joined the Public Interest Technology University Network, a new partnership dedicated to public interest technology.

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