School of Information

  1. April 22, 2024

    Study looks at ‘shadowbanning’ of marginalized social media users

    Some marginalized groups say social media platforms restrict the visibility of their online posts, a process known as “shadowbanning,” according to a new U-M study.

  2. April 16, 2024

    Study: Alphabetical order of surnames may affect grading

    An analysis by U-M researchers of more than 30 million grading records from U-M finds students with alphabetically lower-ranked names receive lower grades.

  3. April 10, 2024

    Dworkin, Sandvig receive 2023 public engagement awards

    The recipients of U-M’s 2023 presidential awards for public engagement — Aaron Dworkin and Christian Sandvig — have made far-reaching impacts through their work in music and computer algorithm auditing.

  4. March 11, 2024

    Americans’ trust in science survived polarization, Trump attacks

    Americans’ basic confidence in science and scientific expertise was unshaken by the Trump administration’s attacks on scientific expertise, and has remained high during the last six decades.

  5. February 19, 2024

    Assistant professor loves small things in life

    Michaelanne Thomas, assistant professor of information, has a lifelong obsession with tiny things and it’s manifested in a wondrous practice that she shares with her two young sons.

  6. January 11, 2024

    UMSI students design makeover for Bentley Historical Library

    Three School of Information students have designed a makeover for the Bentley Historical Library in an effort to make the physical and digital spaces mirror the approachability of its staff.

  7. September 11, 2023

    UMSI launches theme year on water conservation and access

    Students at the School of Information will address water-related issues in Michigan and around the globe through the lens of information professionals as part of UMSI’s inaugural theme year.

  8. August 31, 2023

    Andrea Forte recommended as School of Information dean

    Andrea Forte, a Drexel University professor of information whose scholarship focuses on understanding the wide-ranging features of online life, has been recommended to be the next dean of the School of Information.

  9. July 20, 2023

    Henry Russel lecturer, award winners named for 2023

    Karin Muraszko has been selected as the university’s 2023 Henry Russel Lecturer, while Alison R. Davis Rabosky, Oliver Haimson, Justin Heinze and Elliott Rouse will receive Henry Russel Awards.

  10. July 10, 2023

    Lecturers honored for contributions to instruction, inclusive teaching

    Lecturers Michela Arnaboldi, Katri Ervamaa, Paul Kessenich and Colleen van Lent have been honored by U-M for their outstanding contributions to instruction and inclusive teaching.