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Dr. Adriene Lim to Retire as Dean of the University of Maryland Libraries, June 2024

October 31, 2023 | UMD Libraries
Dr. Adriene Lim is Dean of UMD Libraries and Professor of the Practice at the UMD College of Information Studies (INFO)
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Newsweek: Optical Illusion of Man Eating ‘Dog’s Head’ for Breakfast Baffles Internet (ft. Jennifer Golbeck)

October 26, 2023 | INFO Staff
Research from INFO professor featured in Newsweek article
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Maryland Initiative for Digital Accessibility (MIDA) Informs Public Policy on Technology Accessibility for People with Disabilities

October 24, 2023 | INFO Staff
Jonathan Lazar provided testimony about digital accessibility to the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging and MIDA provided comments …
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Stephanie Valencia-Valencia

Stephanie Valencia-Valencia Explores How Large Language Models Can Accommodate People with Disabilities

October 23, 2023 | Olivia Borgula
The INFO assistant professor studies the benefits and limitations of technology in aiding communication
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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
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UMD Empowering More Maryland Residents to Become Digitally Connected

October 12, 2023 | Holly Leber Simmons & INFO Staff
The $6M UMD Extension & INFO initiative focuses on expanding broadband access coupled with digital literacy training
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Maryland Today: UMD Tech Tool Aims to Make Workplaces More Inclusive for Autistic People (ft. Ge Gao)

October 12, 2023 | Maggie Haslam | UMD
Video Platform Designed by Neurodiverse Team Could Improve Communications for All
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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