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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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Ermias wears waders and stands in a stream in a rocky canyon

CHANGING ECOSYSTEMS: Ermias Bizuwork is using information science to help save the Great Lakes.

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Four people stand in the woods at a disc golf course

CHANGING SPORTS: UMSI students are using information science to improve disc golf equipment for blind players.

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Chloe wears a VR headset

CHANGING CANCER CARE: Chloe Preble is using information science and virtual reality to make chemotherapy safer.


An Doan stands in front of a store facade on a street

CHANGING RETAIL: An Doan is using information science to help small businesses thrive online.

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Four students hold a long document in front of a fire station in ferndale

CHANGING SAFETY: UMSI students are using information science to help firefighters keep a community safe.

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A photo of Tyler Musgrave standing in front of a yellow tree and a campus building

CHANGING ONLINE SAFETY: Tyler Musgrave is using information science to reveal how social media shapes perceptions of identity.


Jiaxin Pei wearing a blue suit and tie, standing outside and smiling at the camera.

CHANGING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: Jiaxin Pei is using information science to help AI reflect more diverse viewpoints.


students stand next to a fossil

CHANGING MUSEUMS: UMSI students are using information science to share collections globally in 3D.

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