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Dr. Zubin Jelveh: Machine Learning Can Predict Shooting Victimization Well Enough to Help Prevent It

Using arrest and victimization records from the Chicago PD, a machine learning model can predict the risk of being shot in the next 18 months. …

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Maryland Today: $6M Award From State to Help Extension Bridge Digital Divide

UMD Info College faculty and students join team to develop programs to help underserved urban and rural communities access broadband internet.

UMD Info College Welcomes New Associate Professor Sheena Erete

Dr. Erete looks to build new community partnerships and engage the local community surrounding UMD in meaningful ways.