Smart Cities and Connected Communities

Integrating people, data, devices, infrastructure, and institutions to realize the potential of communities.

Recent News

A person holding their smartphone up to a kiosk with a QR code on the screen. The kiosk is pinned on a wall with several colorful posters.

Photo by Proxyclick Visitor Management System on Unsplash

Online-Only Services Offer Safety, But May Limit Access

As a result of the covid-19 pandemic, interaction with websites and apps sometimes become the only way to access certain goods and services, leav …
A collage of bright abstract patternswith colours of red, purple, green, andgold frame a hand drawn face with looping black lines. Above the face reads the title of the JournalIncluding Disability. This is also handwritten in beautiful cursive vertically at the centre of the page,overlapping with the colourful cutout

Created by Alex Pilon, Artistic Director, Including Disability

iSchool Faculty and Staff Join Global Team to Launch New Publication

"Including Disability" offers innovative approaches to eliminating systemic barriers and gives voice to disabled people.
University of Maryland President Darryll Pines stands at a podium with the Info Challenge logo behind him on a projector

iSchool Hosts 5th Annual Info Challenge

This week-long event engaged students from across the region in cybersecurity, design, and data analytics projects to tackle real-world informati …