School of Information

  1. November 18, 2021

    $1.4M NSF grant helps researchers bridge the digital divide

    School of Information researchers have been awarded a $1.4 million National Science Foundation grant to help bridge the digital divide and reduce digital exclusion.

  2. October 21, 2021

    $25M gift to help fund computer science, information building

    A $25 million gift from the Leinweber Foundation, founded by software entrepreneur Larry Leinweber, will help fund the Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building.

  3. October 18, 2021

    Democracy & Debate project to continue through 2021-22

    At a time when democratic institutions are under pressure and the U-M community is looking to engage, U-M will continue Democracy & Debate through the 2021-22 academic year.

  4. August 30, 2021

    Schools and colleges preparing for more traditional fall semester

    The Record asked schools and colleges to share some aspect of the coming year they’d like to highlight, within the context of moving on after the pandemic’s restrictions.

  5. June 24, 2021

    $1.2M grant will help create resource for privacy documentation

    A $1.2 million grant in NSF’s Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program, funded in part to a School of Information research team, will go toward building a search engine and other tools to help collect and classify billions of privacy documents on the web.

  6. May 25, 2021

    XR advertising could be a consumer threat if left unchecked

    Investment in augmented and virtual reality is expected to mushroom in the coming years, and so are the opportunities for those advertisers who would use the technology to manipulate, U-M researchers say.

  7. April 20, 2021

    Gift establishes esports program at School of Information

    A $4 million gift from Robert “Bobby” Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, will establish a multidisciplinary esports program at the School of Information.

  8. March 30, 2021

    Michigan Society of Fellows names latest cohort of new members

    The Michigan Society of Fellows has selected four new members from more than 900 applications to serve three-year appointments as postdoctoral fellows and assistant professors, beginning this fall.

  9. March 22, 2021

    Anti-racism faculty hiring moves forward

    Eight new U-M faculty positions have been selected for funding in the first round of the Anti-Racism Faculty Hiring Initiative, a three-year effort that will add at least 20 new tenured or tenure-track faculty members.

  10. March 1, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.