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2017 - March

Citizen Science and Politics in 2017: An Interview with Dr. Andrea Wiggins Science has taken center stage in national conversations as the shift of laws and regulations signal a changing political landscape. Public demonstrations, including April’s upcoming March For Science indicate a considerable amount of energy toward advocating for the importance of science in our daily lives. That importance can become even...

2017 - February

Registration now open for the 2017 UMD Disability Summit The 2016 presidential campaign brought negative perceptions, attitudes, and representations of disability to the forefront of public discourse. Now, 25 years after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, people with disabilities — and all of those who study, teach about, and provide services related to disabilities — are...
UMD iSchool Professor Appointed Senior Editor at Top IS Journal We are proud to announce that Dr. Brian Butler, Professor and Senior Associate Dean at the College of Information Studies has been appointed a Senior Editor of MIS Quarterly (MISQ). MISQ is ranked the top journal by the Institute for Scientific Information in the impact factor categories for Information Science,...
iSchool's Trace Center Key Player in Legislation To Make Communication Technology Easier For Deaf Community In an important step toward making communication easier and more conversation-friendly for people who are Deaf, hard-of-hearing, or who have speech disabilities, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) amended its rules to allow phone companies to replace support for TTY with support for real-time text (RTT). RTT allows for text communication...

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