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Dr. Zubin Jelveh: Machine Learning Can Predict Shooting Victimization Well Enough to Help Prevent It

June 27, 2022 | Mia K. Hinckle

Using arrest and victimization records from the Chicago PD, a machine learning model can predict the risk of being shot in the next 18 months.

UMD Info College Welcomes Eleven New Faculty Members

UMD Info College Welcomes Eleven New Faculty Members

June 22, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

With strengths in library and archives innovation, experiential design, online and social media communities, sociotechnical and cultural technolo …

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Two UMD Info College Faculty Establish New Archival Repatriation Committee

June 10, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

The new Committee is a major step towards enacting more Native and Indigenous repatriation archival policy.

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Maryland Today: $6M Award From State to Help Extension Bridge Digital Divide

June 3, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

UMD Info College faculty and students join team to develop programs to help underserved urban and rural communities access broadband internet.

Pride Month Celebrations Around the Region, LGBTQ+ Resources

June 1, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

A compilation of resources and local events in honor of Pride Month, brought to you by the College of Information Studies.

UMD Info College Welcomes New Associate Professor Amelia Gibson

May 25, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

Dr. Gibson will also be stepping into the Associate Director role for the Info College’s Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC).

UMD Info College Welcomes New Associate Professor Sheena Erete

May 25, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

Dr. Erete looks to build new community partnerships and engage the local community surrounding UMD in meaningful ways.

Senior Associate Dean Moves to New Opportunities After a Decade of Service

May 23, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

The College reflects on the visionary prowess and “can-do” attitude of Dr. Brian Butler as he steps into new leadership role.