News: Awards & Rankings

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The MLIS Program at UMD’s INFO College is Training the Next Generation of Librarians, Archivists, and Changemakers

October 16, 2023 | INFO Staff
From Award-Winning Faculty to Industry Partners, Our Program Sets Our Students Up for Success

UMD Rises in U.S. News’ Rankings of National Universities

September 18, 2023 | Maryland Today Staff
Maryland Is No. 19 Among Public Schools, Jumps Nine Spots in Overall Rating
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UMD Ranked Nation’s No. 1 College for LGBTQ+ Students

August 16, 2023 | Allison Dickinson and Shantala Thompson | UMD
Campus Pride, Highlight Campus Climate, Student Safety, Support

MLIS Student Leigh Amadi Dunewood Awarded ALA Spectrum Scholarship

August 8, 2023 | Olivia Borgula
The esteemed scholarship program provides financial and professional opportunities to high-achieving students 
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News Release: UMD MLIS Student Erin Ramos Receives Prestigious Inaugural Scholarship

July 27, 2023 | The Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library
The Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library announces first recipient of new scholarship.
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UMD INFO College: Meeting Society’s Grand Challenges

February 26, 2023 | Laurie Robinson
A list of UMD Grand Challenges Grants received by the UMD INFO College
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UMD Top Ranked for Bachelor’s Degrees Awarded Overall and to Minority Groups in Computer and Information Sciences

November 15, 2022 | CMNS Staff
New rankings published by The Chronicle of Higher Education and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.
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3 Faculty Members Awarded $1.4 Million to Develop Library and Archival Services

August 2, 2022 | Camille Rogers
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program awarded 3 Professors funding which suppor …
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Two UMD Info College PhD Students Awarded ALA Spectrum Doctoral Fellowships

July 15, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
This year’s Fellows will work to expand social justice curricula and increase support for doctoral students and faculty in LIS fields …