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Yixin Zou, Florian Schaub, Allison McDonald

Computer security personnel need tools, training to assist survivors of intimate partner violence

Survivors of intimate partner violence who experience tech abuse often reach out to computer security companies for help. But the customer support personnel at these companies are not sufficiently prepared to handle such cases.

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UMSI announces 2020-2021 DEI Awards recipients

Learn about this year's UMSI DEI Awards recipients and their far-reaching, positive impact on the school’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

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PhD student Dan Delmonaco to receive Rackham Public Scholarship Grant award

Delmonaco’s funded project will use zines to develop inclusive sex education resources.

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2020-2021 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructors announced

Doctoral student Heeryung Choi and master's student Verity Sturm have been selected as recipients of the School of Information’s 2020-2021 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor of the Year awards.

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UMSI Community Corps program fosters virtual volunteering across U.S.

When the pandemic paused in-person volunteer initiatives, 29 UMSI students continued their efforts online through the school’s new Community Corps program.

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New career networking program brings together UMSI students and alumni mentors

The Career Development Office (CDO) has been celebrating the successful launch of the Alumni Career Connections program, an initiative connecting current students to alumni mentors in response to the impact of COVID-19 on the hiring market. 

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LGBTQ identity shapes pregnancy loss disclosure decisions on social media

An interdisciplinary team of U-M researchers investigated LGBTQ persons' experiences with pregnancy loss and social media’s role in sharing about it.

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Elizabeth Yakel appointed C. Olivia Frost Collegiate Professor of Information

Elizabeth Yakel, UMSI’s Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, has a new title to add to her signature: C. Olivia Frost Collegiate Professor of Information.

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Marla Gomez

Six tips for a career in UX

Make the most of insider advice from Intel Principal Engineer and UMSI alumna Marla Gomez with handpicked career resources, free online courses from U-M, real-world experiences backed by UMSI and more. 

 

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Libby Hemphill on extremism and social media

Associate professor Libby Hemphill is developing a culturally sensitive adaptive language model to detect and effectively model the evolution of online extremist rhetoric.

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