University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI) lecturer James Rampton and students in his SI 311: Laws of User Experience class connected with Ann Arbor’s Literati Bookstore co-owner Mike Gustafson during fall 2021 to pitch redesigns for Literati’s website. Bachelor’s students were challenged to bring focus to the website’s homepage, shopping cart, product page and checkout flow, with the overall goal of creating portfolio pieces for their own career development.
Meet Uche Eke — Nigeria’s first Olympic gymnast and a 2021 graduate of the Master of Science in Information at the University of Michigan School of Information. Uche will compete for Team Nigeria in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. “Both of my dreams came true,” says Uche. “My dream of being an Olympic gymnast is finally right in front of my eyes, and I’m making my parents proud because I have an MSI degree now.”
Liz Brown, a 2020 Master of Science in Information graduate, discusses her experience as project manager with the University of Michigan School of Information Citizen User Testing Group (CUTgroup). Students in CUTgroup apply user testing and research to public apps and tools with the goal of making them more accessible and usable to the citizens they serve. In spring of 2020, Liz and a team of UMSI students partnered with the City of Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Department to address a problem — the website for kayaking and canoeing trips was confusing for many users.
This video was created to launch a brand new, first of its kind and fully-online degree in Data Science from the University of Michigan School of Information.
University of Michigan School of Information Master of Science in Information student Hilary Severyn discusses her capstone project in archiving.
This short documentary highlights the life of Wayne and Annemarie Helmuth in the Amish community of Rosebush, Michigan.