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Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Womens’ Right to Vote: Free Exhibits

March 22, 2021 | UMD iSchool Staff
Free, virtual women's suffrage exhibits compiled in honor of Women's History Month and the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment.
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Jesse Anderson, College of Information Studies (left); Veeraj Shah, School of Public Health (right)

Jesse Anderson, InfoSci ’22, to Compete as Finalist in the UMD Do Good Challenge!

March 4, 2021 | UMD iSchool Staff
Anderson and partner Veeraj Shah's startup nonprofit organization, Chat Health, will be showcased as the competition continues through …
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New Partnership Aims to Help UMD Further Diversify D.C. Region’s Tech Ecosystem

March 2, 2021 | Press Release
To increase female-identifying and non-binary students graduating with a tech degree at UMD by 12.5% in the next 5 years.
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George Mason & University of Maryland to Leverage 311 Data for Increased DMV Resilience During a Pandemic

February 26, 2021 | Press Release
Funded by the NSF, the team aims to provide tools to governments to better respond to regional disasters and crises.

Celebrating Exceptional Black Library Leaders, Alumni of the UMD iSchool

February 25, 2021 | Mia K. Hinckle
Stories of six exceptional leaders transforming the library and information science community.

The Passing of Margaret Carty

February 10, 2021 | iSchool News
Margaret Carty, MLA Executive Director and pillar of the library community, passed on Feb 4, 2021.
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University of Maryland, Carnegie Mellon, and Facebook Team Up to Forecast Coronavirus Spread

November 19, 2020 | Press Release
Data shared by 30M+ Facebook users world-wide will enable earlier detection of COVID-19 outbreaks, help communities to prepare, inform …
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UMD Researchers Receive $2.35M NSF Award to Improve Public Transit Planning in Baltimore

September 29, 2020 | Maria Herd
Dr. Frias-Martinez and team are to build an app for Baltimore residents to contribute their ideas and travel data, a public dashboard …