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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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MD Today: How AI Could Help Writers Spot Stereotypes (feat. Niklas Elmqvist)

September 19, 2022 | Melissa Brachfeld | MD Today

Tool to Identify Social Biases in Creative Writing Ultimately Leaves Artists in Control

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.

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VisUMD publication on Medium.com (Image courtesy of Nightingale)

Blog This: Transforming How Students Engage and Learn from Visualization Research

March 28, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

Writer Alexandra Khoo chats with iSchool Professor Niklas Elmqvist about the origins of his popular data visualization blog, VisUMD.

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iSchool Admits First Student to New Combined Bachelor’s/Master’s Program

March 7, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

Students can now graduate with a B.S. in Information Science and a M.S. in Library and Information Science in just five years.

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Preparing for the Big Day

March 4, 2022 | Niklas Elmqvist

Guidelines for defending your Ph.D. proposal or dissertation.

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iSchool Professor Dr. Tamara Clegg Stars in Nickelodeon Commercial

February 14, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

Clegg is an expert in youth experience and digital practices working with Nickelodeon to enhance its online learning platform, Noggin.

Fall 2021 Welcome from iSchool Dean Keith Marzullo

August 31, 2021 | Keith Marzullo

Wishing students, staff, and faculty a wonderful and safe Fall semester.

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A Robot Rolls Into a Math Class…

May 25, 2021 | Peter F. Moon, UMD Doctoral Student & HCIL Member

Understanding how a spherical robot can help more students gain access to early computing education while enhancing their learning in math.