Friday, June 30, 2017

2015 GIEP presentation: Eldercare




Learn about the Eldercare project coordinated by four University of Michigan students for South India elders, their families and elder-care organizations. Anna Myers, Pritika Dasgupta and Rachel Atwood, all Master of Health Informatics students, and Tom Bergman, a Master of Science in Information student, are all participants in the Global Information Engagement Program at the University of Michigan School of Information.

2015 GIEP Presentation: Library management


Sessie Burns and Jharina Pascual describe their project aimed at helping clients of the National Institute of Speech and Hearing in Thiruvananthapuram, India. Burns is a Master of Public Policy student and Pascual is a Master of Science in Information student at the University of Michigan. They are participants in the Global Information Engagement Program at the School of Information.

2015 GIEP presentation: Maternal-child health (Healthcare Informatics Project)

Nick Reid, a Master of Health Informatics student, describes how his group's project aims to improve communications between healthcare providers and community health workers. The aim is to improve maternal-child health indictors in India. The project is part of the Global Information Engagement Program at the University of Michigan School of Information.

2015 GIEP presentation: Urban informatics

Drew Phillips, one of the members of the Urban Informatics Portal team, describes how the project will bring transparency to the real estate market and benefit residents of Bangalore, India. Phillips is a student in the Taubman College of Urban Planning and a participant in the Global Information Engagement Program at the School of Information.

2015 GIEP presentation: Edukitchen


Verena Getahun, a Master of Science in Information student, describes her group's project, Edukitchen. The project will be carried out this summer in Bangalore, India as part of the Global Information Engagement Program at the University of Michigan School of Information.

2015 GIEP presentation: Health eLearning

Student Allyson Mackay describes the project she and her team will carry out in Chennai, India during the summer. The project is part of the Global Information Engagment Program coordinated by the University of Michigan School of Information.

2015 GIEP presentation: Nick Tobier

Nick Tobier offers some advice for students traveling to unfamiliar countries, based on his own experience. Language differences are one thing, but have you also considered how you'll pay for things? Tobier is an associate professor in the Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan. He gave this presentation to students participating in the Global Information Engagement Program at the School of Information as they prepared to leave for India.