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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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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 …
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Frank Burke (seated) at the July 4, 1969 ceremony on the Constitution Avenue steps in Washington, D.C.

Preserving History, Remembering a Pioneer

November 11, 2022 | UMD University Relations Staff
David McCartney and James Petersen founded the Dr. Frank G. Burke Endowed Graduate Research Award
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Morphic: Advancing Social Equity Through Digital Inclusion

November 10, 2022 | Liz Zogby
A growing pool of users at libraries, colleges, and job centers across the US and in Canada have the opportunity to take advantage of Morphic, a …
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Dr. Daniel Greene: Rethinking How Schools, Libraries, and Community Orgs Tackle Poverty

October 10, 2022 | Mia K. Hinckle
Can a community barbeque be more beneficial to citizens than learning computing skills?
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UMD iSchool Introduces Technology and Information Design Major

October 1, 2022 | Ava Thompson | The Diamondback
The new major focuses on building and designing prototypes for new technologies such as apps and computers.
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Dr. Galina Reitz Develops iTAP a Collaborative Project Providing Technology Support to the Senior Community

September 19, 2022 | Camille Rogers
Local stakeholders and engaged knowledgeable students are eager to teach, support, train and help with basic computer skills.
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Dr. Cody Buntain Appears on Voice of America to Discuss the Taliban’s Use of Twitter

August 18, 2022 | Mia K. Hinckle
Research showing how the Taliban leveraged Twitter, and Twitter’s limited management of this, was shared with Voices of America’s global audi …