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(Video) ALA Lecture Series: ALA President Patty Wong

May 16, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
Wong shares her 37-year journey with the ALA and the association's ongoing commitment to equity and inclusion.
Manchester Town Hall

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(Video) Search Mastery Speaker Series: Manchester vs. Cranfield

May 5, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
A discussion about why we answer questions, and how a new paradigm can justify crafting search queries that go beyond information seeking.
The Maryland State House in Annapolis

The Maryland State House in Annapolis

New Law Ensures Equivalent Access to Digital Tools for All of Maryland’s K-12 Students

May 5, 2022 | Liz Zogby
Trace Center Director and iSchool professor Jonathan Lazar contributed to and testified in support of the bill to bring an accessibility requirem …
A tablet laying diagonally on a red surface with the Netflix app open.

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(Video) GEM Analytics Industry Expert Series: Data and Its Application in a Streaming Media Company

May 3, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
How data is used at a streaming media company to shape the future of content.
Logo that reads "Jewish American Heritage Month" with a Star of David. Additional text below reads "May 1st through 31st, 2022"

Jewish American Heritage at UMD

May 2, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
This month, UMD recognizes the impact of Jewish Americans at the University and beyond. Here the iSchool compiles a list of resources, events, an …

AJ Rudd (left) and Aishwarya Tare (right)

Putting the ‘AR’ into Art

April 28, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
Two immersive media projects developed by iSchool students featured in Arts for All showcase.
A map of Europe with game pieces of military equipment and ships placed sporadically on top of it.

Can a Strategy Game Help AI Learn to Spot Scammers?

April 27, 2022 | Maria Herd
iSchool Associate Professor, Dr. Jordan Boyd-Graber, joins team of researchers awarded $1M to support U.S. Military’s cybersecurity fight.
A person holding their smartphone up to a kiosk with a QR code on the screen. The kiosk is pinned on a wall with several colorful posters.

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Online-Only Services Offer Safety, But May Limit Access

April 20, 2022 | Liz Zogby
As a result of the covid-19 pandemic, interaction with websites and apps sometimes become the only way to access certain goods and services, leav …