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University of Michigan School of Information faculty and PhD students are creating and sharing knowledge that helps build a better world. Here are some of their recent publications. 

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UMSI Research. Born Accessible Data Science and Visualization Courses: Challenges of Developing Curriculum to be Taught by Blind Instructors to Blind Students. Sile O'Modhrain. Associate Professor.

Faculty Research Highlight: Sile O’Modhrain

04/18/2024

O’Modhrain’s new paper explores learning opportunities and teaching strategies of data science and visualization tailored for blind people.

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Landscape photo of human evolution timeline.

The evolving attitudes of Gen X toward evolution

04/15/2024

A new study by UMSI professor Mark Ackerman analyzes the shifting attitudes of Generation X towards evolution. 

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UMSI news written in bold letters with a backdrop of a building.

Shadowbanning: Some marginalized social media users believe their content is suppressed

04/15/2024

A new study by UMSI assistant professor Oliver Haimson looks at the impact of shadowbanning on social media users. 

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Recent UMSI awards and honors.

UMSI Awards & Honors: April 2024

04/09/2024

UMSI researchers are recognized nationally and internationally for their outstanding work. Read about their recent accomplishments. 

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UMSI Research Roundup. What are you doing, TikTok? | Dragons made of seaweed. Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.

What are you doing, TikTok? | Dragons made of seaweed: UMSI Research Roundup

03/26/2024

Recent UMSI faculty and PhD student publications. 

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Recent UMSI awards and honors.

UMSI Awards & Honors: March 2024

03/26/2024

UMSI researchers are recognized nationally and internationally for their outstanding work. Read about their recent accomplishments. 

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UMSI News.

UMSI researchers to present at SIGCSE 2024

03/20/2024

UMSI researchers will be presenting on a wide range of topics related to computer science education. 

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UMSI News.

Americans' trust in scientific expertise survived polarization, Trump attacks on science

03/13/2024

A new study reveal Americans consistently express a high degree of appreciation for science and technology, and relatively low degrees of apprehension. 

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UMSI News.

India ranks as highest risk for misinformation

03/11/2024

Social media is changing how candidates leverage political power and campaigning. UMSI expert Joyojeet Pal talks about the challenges of this year's elections. 

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UMSI research roundup. Tour guide robots, lonely data science. Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.

Tour-guide robots | Lonely data science: UMSI Research Roundup

02/29/2024

Recent UMSI faculty and PhD student publications. 

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