News: Faculty & Staff

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UMD INFO Faculty and Students Lead Presentations at the 2024 ALA LibLearnX Conference

January 18, 2024 | INFO Staff
Library practitioners, leaders, and researchers from around the country will gather at this annual event
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New Tool Can Help Audit Pretrial Detainment Decisions in Maryland, UMD Study Shows (ft. Zubin Jelveh)

January 10, 2024 | UMD BSOS Staff
UMD BSOS + INFO faculty are determining how to make criminal justice more "just"
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(Video) SoDa Seed Grant Series: Newspapers and the Lynching Story: Discoveries, Distortions, and Erasure, 1789-1963

January 9, 2024 | INFO Staff
Associate professor with UMD’s journalism college discusses research about lynching and news coverage
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A New Way to Make Digital Technology Accessible to All

December 20, 2023 | UMD EDUC Staff
A Q&A on the Maryland Initiative for Digital Accessibility (MIDA), ft. Gulnoza Yakubova (EDUC)
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(Video) Maryland Today: Information Warfare’s Secret Weapon: Kittens (ft. Susannah Paletz)

December 11, 2023 | Maryland Today Staff | UMD
Research on social media sharing reveals the potential dangers of cuteness
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Units Across UMD Partner on Multidisciplinary Initiatives for AI Ethics, Accessible Technology, and Literacy

December 7, 2023 | Olivia Borgula & INFO Staff
Funded by UMD Grand Challenge Grants, INFO is playing an integral role in these initiatives
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Data@Hand: Transforming Personal Data Exploration on Your Smartphone

November 2, 2023 | Steicy Singh | UMD Smith School of Business
A UMD developed app that brings your health information to life