School of Information

  1. August 3, 2022

    Elizabeth Yakel to serve as interim School of Information dean

    Elizabeth Yakel, the C. Olivia Frost Collegiate Professor of Information and senior associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Information, will be the school’s interim dean starting Aug. 15.

  2. July 7, 2022

    Finholt recommended as vice provost for academic and budgetary affairs

    Provost Laurie McCauley is recommending Thomas A. Finholt, dean of the School of Information, be appointed the next vice provost for academic and budgetary affairs.

  3. May 5, 2022

    Mentioning ‘white privilege’ increases online polarization

    If there’s an online discussion about race, using the term “white privilege” can create a polarized situation, U-M researchers say.

  4. April 28, 2022

    Anyone can be a cyberbully, new U-M study shows

    People who have high premeditated or impulsive aggressive tendencies online are likely to cyberbully others, according to a new study by researchers from the School of Information and the Law School.

  5. April 11, 2022

    Correction: Faculty work to decolonize Philippines collections

    The Record’s April 11 email incorrectly listed the U-M college affiliation for Deirdre de la Cruz, one of two faculty members leading a project to address and repair various issues related to the university’s collection of artifacts from the Philippines. She is an associate professor of history and of Asian languages and cultures in LSA.

  6. April 11, 2022

    Faculty members work to decolonize U-M Philippines collections

    Faculty members from the School of Information and LSA are leading a project to address and repair various issues related U-M’s large and wide-ranging collection of historical artifacts from the Philippines.

  7. April 11, 2022

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  8. March 9, 2022

    Study: Returning workers increase optimism about COVID-19 safety

    As people inch closer to returning to work after staying home during the pandemic, they tend to downplay the risks of getting a COVID-19 infection, according to new research.

  9. February 22, 2022

    Researchers find journalists temper scientific claims

    A large-scale study of uncertainty in science communications indicates that journalists tend to temper, not exaggerate, scientific claims.

  10. February 17, 2022

    Regents honor five as Arthur F. Thurnau Professors for 2022

    Five U-M faculty members have been named Arthur F. Thurnau Professors in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education.