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Kristin Fontichiaro to judge White House makerspace challenge

Clinical assistant professor Kristin Fontochiaro has been selected to judge the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Makeover Challenge.

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Family technology rules: What kids expect of parents

A new study by assistant professor Sarita Schoenebeck identifies sets of rules kids would set for their parents regarding technology.

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UMSI PhD candidate receives Rackham fellowship

The fellowship provides support for outstanding doctoral students working on dissertations, especially those that are particularly ambitious, creative or risk-taking.

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Breaking down information barriers in Detroit

UMSI assistant professor Tawanna Dillahunt is currently studying the interactions between passengers and Uber drivers in Detroit.

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Privacy regulation can improve adoption of health information exchanges

Researchers seek to understand the relationships between efficiency, care quality, and patient privacy in the exchange of data between unconnected heath care organizations.

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Distance may make some teams perform better

Recent UMSI study examines the impact of physical and psychological distance among teammates.

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App combines fitness and charity to win prize

The app, StepFor, was created by MHI student Andy Jinseok Lee and his team.

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WSDM Best Paper Award for UMSI professor

A paper co-authored by Professor Mei received the award at the 2016 Web Search and Data Mining Conference.

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"Backstalking" the Past

New UMSI study examines how social media behavior evolves between teenage years to early adulthood.

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UMSI professors' papers shortlisted for WSDM award

Professors Mei and Adar have made the shortlist for Best Paper Award at the 2016 Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM) Conference. 

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