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Team Clinico at Blockchain Bootcamp
I School startup Clinico uses blockchain to give clinical trial patients the ability to secure, share, and profit from their data.
AnnaLee Saxenian
Dean Saxenian reflects on her path to a top leadership position in academia, and why it's critical to showcase gender parity in our programming.
Usman and Shannon with Dr. Sunjya Schweig (far right), a Lyme disease specialist who is assisting the team
Lyme disease management tool Clymb Health aims to improve quality of life for chronic disease sufferers.
Jen King
Facebook is right to claim this incident was no breach  —  this is Facebook’s platform working exactly as designed.
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Machine learning and big data don’t intuitively go hand-in-hand with studies of literary fiction; however, new research from Professor David Bamman, using a machine learning algorithm and natural language processing, revealed surprising trends related to gender in novels of the 20th century.  
Morten Hansen
I School professor and author Morten Hansen has released a new book: Great at Work: How Top Performers Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve More. The book is the culmination of a ground-breaking five year research study that seeked to determine how to produce great work.
MIDS commencement January 2018
The School of Information Winter Commencement ceremony on Sunday, January 21, 2018 was an emotional celebration of the 101 Summer and Fall 2017 graduates of the Master of Information and Data Science program.
DeepJams allows users to augment traditional music compositions with model-generated extensions. We use a neural network trained on a genre corpus to extend the gist of the user’s composition with the inspiration of a thousand others.
The School of Information January 2018 graduation ceremony celebrated outstanding MIDS capstone projects and outstanding faculty and students.
I School teammates
Three first-year MIMS students, Conner Hunihan, Anu Pandey, and Soravis Prakkamakul, leveraged existing APIs to build a product streamlining workflow for small businesses at the Intuit Developer Small Business Hackathon.
Galen Panger
Dr. Galen Panger is the winner of the 2018 iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award. Dr. Panger’s dissertation, “Emotion in Social Media,” was judged the best dissertation from an information school in the iSchools organization.

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