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Alok Gupta Named INFORMS ISS Distinguished Academic Fellow

"It's just been a great journey," says the accomplished information systems scholar.

Fall Kickoff Event Features Social Media Research from New Professors

Four of the University's newest faculty members share research on a range of social media-related topics.

Crowdsourced Geowiki Maps Bike Routes Across Minnesota

Bicyclists collect and share information on Cyclopath.

The Relationship Between Social Media and Social Activism

Is it possible to carry out a successful social movement through social media alone?

Learning Together: Thrivent Financial and University of Minnesota Collaborate on Predictive Analytics

Thrivent Financial becomes charter member of the Social Media and Business Analytics Collaborative.

Research Symposium Photos and Video

Interdisciplinary group discussed latest research in social media, social computing, and data analytics.

Challenges in Mining Social Media Data

Researchers must overcome a number of hurdles in order to find insight in social media data.

Spring Research Symposium Program

Faculty, students, and industry professionals will discuss issues and research findings related to social media and data analytics.

Preview of Spring Research Symposium

A sampling of projects on the May 6, 2014 program

Faculty Members Receive Grants for New Research in Social Media

Projects investigate impact on labor markets, mobile word of mouth, and novel signals in online social interactions.