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Professor Kentaro Toyama and co-researchers have received a competitive grant to use a new communication genre to reduce mortality rates among mothers and infants.

Sarita Schoenebeck and Cliff Lampe have received an NSF grant to fund a four-year study on better ways to curb online harassment.

Doctoral student Yixin Zou is lead author on a paper that won the 2018 SOUPS Distinguished Paper Award.

Eric Gilbert's National Science Foundation grant supports his study, “Machine Learning-based Approaches Toward Combatting Abusive Behavior in Online Communities.”

Laima Augustaitis receives two-year fellowship from Coalition for Networked Information.

Professor Margaret Hedstrom will take on oversight of this program housed in Rackham Graduate School.

A new book by Paul Conway and Martha O’Hara Conway on the 1966 Florence, Italy, flood describes its influence on conservation and salvage efforts in the following decades.

Ron Eglash, a pioneer in the fields of ethnocomputing and ethnomathematics, joins the UMSI faculty this fall.

UMSI's Libby Hemphill will produce instructional materials designed to increase data science literacy among postsecondary students and researchers.

The School of Information plans to offer its first online graduate degree starting in Fall 2019.