Big Data Visualization Art Show
November 20, 2015

Join us to view, learn more about and purchase creative and beautiful Big Data visualizations created by MIS Master’s students in Dr. Sudha Ram’s MIS 586 Big Data Analytics class. When one visualizes Big Data it enables them to see analytical results presented visually, find relevance among the millions of variables, communicate concepts and hypotheses to others, and even predict the future.

r. Sudha Ram's research proves that Tweets offer medical alert signals - if you know how to mine them!
November 19, 2015

Twitter as frivolous for Big Data research? Not so. Dr. Sudha Ram's research proves that Tweets offer medical alert signals - if you know how to mine them!

Mingfeng Lin's Grant on Crowdfunding
November 05, 2015

This will be the first of its kind study on addressing gender issues in equity crowdfunding. The study will examine whether equity crowdfunding expands access to capital for women entrepreneurs; whether women entrepreneurs funded by the crowd are more likely to be successful; and whether there is systematic difference in investment behavior between female investors and male investors, especially in their decision on women entrepreneurs.

October 30, 2015

Sudha Ram’s MIS 586 Big Data Analytics class helps students become data scientist by using a multi-dimensional teaching approach that leads to hands-on real-world experiences in the class room.

October 28, 2015

This position is focused on English text and its simplification. It is funded through a grant from the National Institutes of Health. The individual hired for this position will work with a multi-disciplinary and multilingual team. There will be many opportunities to publish research at conferences and journals in medical informatics as well as outlets in the computer science, information science and computational linguistic areas.

October 19, 2015

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Hsinchun Chen and his team are working in cybersecurity
October 09, 2015

Hsinchun Chen and his team are working in a little explored, but hugely important area of cybersecurity: Exploring the motivations of hackers and other cyberattackers, and trying to predict how they might act, based on their behaviors.

MIS Helps Fortaleze Build a Smart City
September 22, 2015

Fortaleza, Brazil and the MIS department have partnered together on a new project titled “Smart Cities.” The project combines the expertise of MIS’ INSITE Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics, Fortaleza’s Department of Urban Transportation and Mobility and the University of Fortaleza. Smart Cities is the main component of I3FOR, an exciting new collaboration that is being formed between The University of Arizona and UNIFOR – University of Fortaleza.

September 18, 2015

MISonline has added the new Project Management course to our online program offerings to enhance the skills of our MISonline students and help meet the demands of their employers. Managing projects is not easy, but it is a crucial skill to have in the workplace. With ever-increasing workloads and deadlines, the ability to successfully manage projects is imperative to one’s career and professional success.

MIS professor Gondy Leroy Develops Online Text Tool
September 14, 2015

The University of Arizona’s MIS Associate Professor and Principal Investigator (PI) Gondy Leroy’s research team will develop a free online writing tool for medical professionals that will increase consumer health literacy and comprehension. The project is supported through a $1.4M grant from the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health.