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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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UMD Researchers Awarded Grant to Study Pretrial Detention in Criminal Cases Across MD

December 13, 2022 | Laurie Robinson
According to lead investigator, Dr. Zubin Jelveh, there is still a gap in understanding how decisions are made about who should be detained.
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Project Aims to Convey Big Data With Sound and Touch

December 6, 2022 | Maria Herd | UMIACS
NSF-Funded Research Would Expand Employment, Education Opportunities for Blind Data Users.
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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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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 …

Dr. Daniel Greene: Who Owns the Internet?

October 13, 2022 | Emily Davidson
A look at the history behind the commercial real estate firms that build, own, and operate the infrastructure at the base of the internet.
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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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NPR News: Crypto and Retirement Form a Controversial Combination (feat. M. R. Sauter)

September 22, 2022 | Emily Davidson
Tensions rise between government regulators and pension fund managers over the prudence of crypto investments.
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NBC NEWS: A Viral Social Media Post Raises Concerns for Data Security (feat. Jen Golbeck)

September 22, 2022 | Emily Davidson
Dr. Golbeck advises people to be skeptical of the data their devices request.