Information changes everything

UMSI information professionals unite people, data and technology to make life better. Here are some examples of how UMSI students are changing the world.

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Bachelor of Science in Information   

CHANGING DESIGN: Fernando Carretero is using information to reimagine everything from vehicles to shoes.

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CHANGING BUSINESS: Sierre Wolfkostin is using information to make customers’ experiences easier and more fun.

Read Sierre's story. 

CHANGING ELECTIONS: Shaelyn Albrecht is using information to ensure that every voter’s voice is heard.

Read Shaelyn's story. 

CHANGING CAREERS: George Lu is using information to connect people with the jobs of their dreams.

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Master of Science in Information

CHANGING PERSPECTIVES: Hope Tambala is using information and virtual reality to turn data into decisions. 

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CHANGING ACCESS: Corey S. is using information to ensure that history is forever and for everyone.

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CHANGING SPORTS: Rohit Mogalayapalli is using information to help top athletes put points on the scoreboard.

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CHANGING DRIVING: Jacob Haspiel is using information to make driverless cars more trustworthy.

Watch a video on autonomous cars.

CHANGING EMPOWERMENT: Desiree McLain is using information to unlock opportunities in marginalized communities.

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CHANGING EDUCATION: Andrew Engel is using information to build new types of spaces that promote learning.

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CHANGING TRANSPORTATION: Nisreen Salka is using information to help cities imagine the future of mobility.

Watch a video on Nisreen's Smart Cities Analytics project

Master of Health Informatics

CHANGING PREEMIE CARE: Emily Trumpower is using information to help preterm babies get what they need to grow.

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CHANGING PATIENT EDUCATION: Anjan Banerjee is using information to help patients get more from every office visit.

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CHANGING HEALTH: Michelle Acosta Bochinski is using information to help medical researchers and providers make better decisions.

Watch a video on Michelle's trajectory from nurse to health informationist.

CHANGING HEALTH: Ann Duong is using information to help people manage their end-of-life care.

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CHANGING HEALTH: Etiowo ‘T’ Usoro is using information to make it easier to stay well

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PhD in Information

CHANGING ROBOTICS: Jeff Huang is using information to make robots more human.

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CHANGING COMMUNITIES: Jean Hardy is using information to bring together LGBT people in rural areas.

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CHANGING CREATIVITY: Shiqing ‘Licia’ He is using information to reimagine traditional art.

Read Licia's story. 


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