News: Faculty & Staff

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The INFO College Celebrates Black History Month

February 1, 2023 | Laurie Robinson
Papers, events, and projects that highlight the Black community
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Podcasts Listened to by the INFO College Community

January 12, 2023 | Camille Rogers
Looking for a new podcast? Here's what our faculty and staff are listening to.
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Frias-Martinez Joins UMD Effort Focused on Food and Nutrition Security

January 7, 2023 | UMIACS
The multidisciplinary team received a $750K NSF grant to address the challenges of food security in Maryland.
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100 Women Making AI Ethical and Accessible

December 19, 2022 | Laurie Robinson
Associate Professor Jessica Vitak made the list of 100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics.
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(Video) CAFe Speaker Series: The Persistent Visions Exhibition

December 9, 2022 | Emily Davidson
Dr. Eric Hung and independent video producer/director Jeff Krulik dive into the curation and creation of musical community records.
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Project Aims to Convey Big Data With Sound and Touch

December 6, 2022 | Maria Herd | UMIACS
NSF-Funded Research Would Expand Employment, Education Opportunities for Blind Data Users.
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Meta Research Q&A with Jonathan Lazar, Professor, University of Maryland College of Information Studies

December 6, 2022 | Meta Research
In this monthly interview series, Meta Research turns the spotlight on members of the academic community — and the important research they do …
Gabriella Waters of the Center for Equitable AI & Machine Learning Systems and Jhillika Kumar of Mentra discuss technologies for neurodiverse populations.

(Video) SoDa Symposium: Equal Input – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Social Data Science Research

November 30, 2022 | Emily Davidson
Gabriella Waters of the Center for Equitable AI & Machine Learning Systems and Jhillika Kumar of Mentra discuss technologies for neurodiverse pop …
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(Video) OTTRS Speaker Series feat. Joel Chan

November 14, 2022 | Emily Davidson
On October 28, 2022, Dr. Joel Chan discussed new processes to aid in interdisciplinary knowledge synthesis.