News: Awards & Rankings

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Improving Fairness and Trust in AI Used for College Admissions and Language Translation

April 15, 2022 | Tom Ventsias
iSchool Assistant Professor Dr. Ge Gao joins $1.6M NSF/Amazon-funded project to develop algorithms and protocols that can improve the efficiency, …
The HCIL logo, which is a white circle with black trim and the text HCIL written inside next to an illustrated drawing of a silhouetted side profile. The HCIL logo is next to the CHI logo that reads "CHI 2022" in front of a purple silhouette of the New Orleans skyline.

HCIL Faculty and Students to Participate in CHI 2022

April 12, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
23 members of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab will present their research at prestigious HCI conference.
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iSchool Hosts 5th Annual Info Challenge

April 7, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
This week-long event engaged students from across the region in cybersecurity, design, and data analytics projects to tackle real-world informati …
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iSchool Professor Receives $1 Million NSF CAREER Grant to Develop Data Science Curriculum

March 28, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
Dr. David Weintrop will be working with D.C. Public Schools to address inequities in high school data science education.
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Maryland Giving Day – March 9, 2022

March 8, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
Read about one student's inspirational story and how Giving Day is helped her pursue a degree in information science.
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Work on the Use of Intelligent Voice Assistants by Older Adults Wins ACM TOCHI Best Paper Award

January 28, 2022 | Liz Zogby
The paper by iSchool PhD student Alisha Pradhan, iSchool assistant professor Dr. Amanda Lazar, and University of Washington’s Dr. Leah Findlate …
Congratulations to the Fall 2021 iSchool Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the Fall 2021 iSchool Scholarship Recipients

December 22, 2021 | Mia K. Hinckle
16 students from across programs have been recognized for excellence in their work and studies.

HCIL Founder Receives IEEE Test of Time Award for Treemap Research

November 15, 2021 | Hayleigh Moore
The award recognizes a conference paper from 20 years ago whose contents have had a major impact within and beyond the visualization community.
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Precious Abujana (left) and Andrea N Gutmann Fuentes (right)

iSchool Students Precious Abujana and Andrea Gutmann Fuentes awarded 2021 ALA Spectrum Scholarships

October 14, 2021 | Hayleigh Moore
Abujana and Fuentes are among the American Library Association’s 60 Spectrum Scholarship award recipients for 2021.