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Patricia Garcia receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

University of Michigan assistant professor Patricia Garcia has received the National Science Foundation’s prestigious NSF CAREER award.

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UMSI Alumna Marla Gomez Named Principal Engineer at Intel ⁠— Her Top Career Advice for Students

UMSI alumna Marla Gomez has built a tremendous career at Intel, rising through the ranks of their IT User Experience division to become Principal Engineer. Here’s her advice for students and recent graduates of UMSI looking to launch their own careers in user experience and user interaction design.

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Severance on landing your first programming job featured an interview with UMSI Clinical Professor Charles Severance on how to land a first job in the programming industry.

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Barry Fishman: grades don't encourage learning

Professor Barry Fishman talked about the 50th anniversary edition of the book Wad-Ja-Get?: The Grading Game in American Education and "gameful learning" on the podcast “TeachLab with Justin Reich.”

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New MOOC specialization offers glimpse into modern, data-driven sports world

An interdisciplinary group of University of Michigan faculty from UMSI and the School of Kinesiology have come together for a massive open online Sports Analytics Performance Specialization.

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Finholt: UM students strengthening Michigan Athletics through sports analysis

Dean Finholt spoke with the Detroit News about the university’s cross-campus sports analytics initiative.

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2021 Student Exposition award recipients announced

Twelve student projects received awards and recognition for their exemplary impact at the 2021 School of Information Spring Student Exposition.

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Lampe: Facebook to create clearer violation policies after Trump profile ruling

Cliff Lampe spoke with WJR-AM about the Facebook oversight board's decision to uphold the ban on former President Donald Trump's profile and about the platform's difficulty in regulating content.

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UMSI grads honored for achievements at 2021 commencement

At the 2021 graduation ceremonies, the school bestowed special honors on six graduates across the graduate and undergraduate programs

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Young people want justice for bad social media behavior, more action from platforms

Young people from a University of Michigan study said they want a wider range of responses to bad behavior on social media.

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