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Big News! We're thrilled to announce that Thomas A. Finholt has been named the new Dean of the School of Information! Congratulations, Dean Finholt! Looking forward to this new chapter in UMSI history!
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Miss our JSB lecture from +Leigh Alexander? No problem. Watch it right now! #gaming
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How can #UX design influence what people share online? UMSI Prof. Krupka has received a +National Science Foundation  grant to find out: http://bit.ly/1KHBGex
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When is it acceptable to show #violence on #socialmedia? Prof. Lampe weighs in for the Washington Post as tragedy spurs debate.
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#SocialMedia for parenting? A new study from UMSI says 3/4 of parents use social for info, support. Read on!
Social media have served a better purpose than keeping people in touch for meaningless chit-chat. Usually, people turn to social media like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to post their experience, learnings and adventures, paving way for knowledge. A study published in July 16 revealed that 40 percent of parents use social media for parenting support and tips, according to Bay News 9.
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#‎Technology‬ won’t fix U.S. schools. In fact, it might make bad ‪#‎education‬ worse! UMSI Prof. Kentaro Toyama talks with the Washington Post.
For teachers already struggling to keep their students engaged, a computer is more hindrance than help.
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This week we're happy to help welcome Alicia Garza to the +University of Michigan as we begin our annual #MLKDay  Symposium! #BlackLivesMatter  
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Tomorrow UMSI welcomes +Leigh Alexander to the +University of Michigan to talk #gaming and more for our annual JSB Symposium! Follow the event live at: twitter.com/umsi
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Tomorrow UMSI is proud to welcome +danah boyd to the +University of Michigan to talk #BigData !
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How is #China revolutionizing #makerspaces? UMSI's Silvia Lindtner brings her research to Denmark!
Silvia Lindtner and co-authors will speak on “Designed in Shenzhen: Shanzhai Manufacturing and Maker Entrepreneurs” at the 5th Decennial Aarhus Conference on August 20.
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Should #laptops be banned in classrooms, lecture halls? UMSI Prof. KentaroToyama commented for +New York Magazine.
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Big Questions, Fast Answers: Introducing the new UMSI #InfoMinute series! This week, we've got Prof. Toyama talking #Tech and #Education!
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The University of Michigan School of Information creates knowledge so people can use information and technology to build a better world. We educate socially engaged information professionals in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level programs.
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