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When celebrities die, 'grief policing' abounds, social media gets toxic

Dec. 11, 2017

Jed Brubaker, an assistant professor in the Department of Information Science, co-authored this study with ATLAS PhD student Katie Gach.Read more »
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Social media data could transform public health, new book says

Nov. 9, 2017

Search the hash tag “flu” on Twitter and you’ll find a free-flowing stream of comments from people across the country. In 140 characters or fewer, they offer threads of information about their symptoms, how long they’ve been sick, whether they received a flu shot, and more. While these tweets may... Read more »
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CMCI alumni return to campus for Homecoming 2017

Oct. 31, 2017

Last week, CMCI welcomed home more than 100 alumni as part of the university’s homecoming celebration.Read more »
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Five things to do before CMCI career fair

Sept. 26, 2017

The CMCI fall career fair will be on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 5:30 p.m. in room 235 of the University Memorial Center. Here are five preparation tips.Read more »
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Information Science's Casey Fiesler part of $3 million grant

Sept. 11, 2017

The assistant professor will explore big-data legalities as part of a multicenter National Science Foundation grant announced this month.Read more »
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Information Science students to present work at INFO Showcase

April 18, 2017

After a full semester of hard work, students from across all Information Science courses will present their projects and research at the annual Information Science Showcase . Students will display work on topics including: interaction design, information visualization, computational reasoning, ubiquitous computing and more. The event will be held on... Read more »

Announcing CMCI's Graduate Student Association

Jan. 17, 2017

The graduate student body of CMCI has officially formed a student association to support the needs of CMCI graduate students.Read more »
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Center for Environmental Journalism seeking 2017-2018 fellows

Jan. 3, 2017

Each year, five exceptional journalists are awarded a Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism. Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 fellowship.Read more »
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CMCI joins newly created Google News Lab University Network

Dec. 2, 2016

Professors and students are about to get a new level of support when using Google apps in their work. CMCI is part of the newly created Google News Lab University Network.Read more »
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Leysia Palen discusses the data of disasters in top scientific journal

July 15, 2016

Palen, Chair of the Department of Information Science, published a policy article in the journal "Science" discussing the challenges and promises of using social media data to study disasters.Read more »

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