Skip to main content

University of Michigan School of Information



Students show a UMSI board member their poster at the 2023 UMSI Student Project Exposition

The UMSI Student Project Exposition, called Exposition or Expo for short, is an annual poster fair that showcases the exceptional projects completed by students through their courses, co-curricular programs, student organizations and independent endeavors. Participating students and student teams have the opportunity to win awards judged by industry experts and UMSI alumni. Industry partners, community organizations, prospective students, and the entire UMSI and U-M communities are invited to attend Exposition. 

  • Eligibility: UMSI undergraduate and graduate students and their U-M project partners
  • When: April
  • Learn more:

Past Winners



Students standing in front of a trifold display in the ballroom of the Michigan League toss around a rugby ball

‘More than a class project’: UMSI Expo features student innovations with social impact

Expo ’24 showcased solutions to some of society’s toughest problems. These are projects that go beyond course requirements. 

A graphic with the text "EXPO'24: UMSI Annual Student Project Exposition," Thursday, April 18, 11 am-1 pm, Michigan League, 911 N. University Ave."

UMSI Student Project Exposition will showcase novel solutions to big issues

From demystifying election prediction models to improving access to clean water among the homeless community in Ann Arbor, this year’s projects represent an impressive range of topics.

A student discussing a poster with two other people

More than 300 students present projects at 2023 UMSI project expo

Students showcased a huge array of applications for information studies, in areas including UX research and design, digital curation and archival practices, data science, and online communities. 

UMSI 2022 Annual Student Project Virtual Exposition. UMSI logo.

‘Solving problems together for a better society:’ 2022 student project exposition celebrates innovation and collaboration

Community members, employers and faculty came together to celebrate the array of projects, surveying initiatives that take data, entrepreneurship and civic engagement to the next level.

UMSI 2022 Annual Student Project Virtual Exposition. Friday, April 8. Poster Session 11 AM-2 PM EDT. Lightning Talks noon-1 PM EDT. This event will be hosted virtually on Gather Town.

More than 60 projects set for UMSI’s Expo ’22

UMSI’s tagline is, “Information changes everything.” At Expo ‘22, students demonstrated exactly what that means. 

Interested in learning more about Exposition? Email [email protected]

Interested in engaged learning opportunities at UMSI?