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University of Michigan School of Information



The value of volunteerism in a community

Volunteers from the School of Information contributed their time and talents during the annual Service Day in conjunction with the Martin Luther King Jr Symposium weekend at the University of Michigan.

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Adler-Milstein advises UK government on healthcare IT

UMSI associate professor helps examine ways to improve and further implement IT in the UK's National Health Service. 

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Giving families and children power to manage online identities

With a $549,820 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation, UMSI assistant professor Sarita Schoenebeck will look at how online identities are established and managed as children grow up.

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Bulls, bears and turtles: How a hedge fund firm’s social network reacts to market swings

When an organization experiences stressful or unexpected news, do the individuals at that organization use their social networks to reach out or to hunker down?

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Stephanie Teasley named co-chair for learning analytics institute

UMSI research professor Stephanie Teasley will co-chair the 2016 Learning Analytics Summer Institute (LASI 16), which will be hosted by the University of Michigan in June 2016.

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Three UMSI faculty members receive honorable mention for papers at CSCW

Several faculty members and students of the University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI) will be presenting papers and serving on panels at the upcoming ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2016)

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Veronica Falandino receives university diversity award

UMSI Assistant Director of Admissions and Student Affairs Veronica Falandino has been selected as a 2015 U-M Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award recipient. 

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Grant funds study on motivation in study groups

Two UMSI researchers will investigate the value of motivational messages and peer interaction on study group attendance as part of a grant from U-M’s Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) and the Vice Provost for Global and Engaged Education.

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Julia Adler-Milstein recognized for contributions to health policy and practice

Assistant professor Julia Adler-Milstein has received the 2015 Early to Mid-Career Impact Accelerator Award from the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI).

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Alumnus Jerry Miller endows new innovation award

A new U-M School of Information award will recognize students for innovative, “outside the box” thinking and problem solving, thanks to a generous gift from UMSI alumnus Jerry Miller (AMLS ’86, PhD ’95).

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