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Photo of Dr. Jen Golbeck

Maryland Today: ‘Beyond the Field’ Homecoming Address Takes on Promise—and Risks—of AI (ft. Jen Golbeck)

October 10, 2023 | Maryland Today Staff | UMD
Systems Are Subject to Same Biases, Truthfulness Challenges as Society at Large
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ALA president Lessa Kanani’opua Pelayo-Lozada

(Video) ALA President Offers Advice for Future Librarians on Handling Banned Books

May 4, 2023 | UMD INFO Staff
During the talk, attendees received advice tailored to both students planning to become library and information science practitioners a …
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(Video) SoDa Symposium: A Dialogue at the Intersection of Human-Computer Interaction and Social Data Science Methods

April 21, 2023 | UMD INFO Staff
INFO Professor Jen Golbeck and JPSM instructor Jen Romano spoke on a panel moderated by INFO Professor Wayne Lutters.
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(Video) Sociotechnical Cybersecurity Speaker Series: Coercion in Cyberspace–A Model of Extortion via Encryption

April 7, 2023 | UMD INFO Staff
The presentation highlights the human traits and abilities that maximize human-machine teaming effectiveness.
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(Video) CAFe Speaker Series: Curating Longitudinal Natural History Data Through the CHANGES Project

March 16, 2023 | UMD INFO Staff
Andrea Thomer, assistant professor at the University of Arizona School of Information, discussed natural history data curation.
Info Challenge Awards Ceremony

Students accept award for outstanding design project.

Information & Access for All: INFO Hosts 6th Annual Info Challenge

March 14, 2023 | Laurie Robinson
This week-long event engaged students from across the region in cybersecurity, design, and data analytics projects to tackle real-world …
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The INFO College Celebrates Black History Month

February 1, 2023 | UMD INFO Staff
Papers, events, and projects that highlight the Black community.
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(Video) CAFe Speaker Series: Belongings, Archives, & Indigenizing Design

January 3, 2023 | Emily Davidson
Tomaquag Museum Executive Director Lorén Spears discusses strategies for decolonizing and Indigenizing museum policies, processes, and …