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UMD Top Ranked for Bachelor’s Degrees Awarded Overall and to Minority Groups in Computer and Information Sciences

November 15, 2022 | CMNS Staff

New rankings published by The Chronicle of Higher Education and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

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UMD iSchool Introduces Technology and Information Design Major

October 1, 2022 | Ava Thompson | The Diamondback

The new major focuses on building and designing prototypes for new technologies such as apps and computers.

A farmer tends crops in Uganda, an area where bias in AI algorithms monitoring global crop health might misinterpret data due to a lack of knowledge of local growing methods. Photo by Nuno Almeida, Dreamstime.com

A farmer tends crops in Uganda, an area where bias in AI algorithms monitoring global crop health might misinterpret data due to a lack of knowledge of local growing methods. Photo by Nuno Almeida, Dreamstime.com

UMD Co-leads $750K NSF, Amazon Project to Tackle AI Bias in Mapping

July 20, 2022 | Rachael Grahame | Maryland Today

INFO College’s Dr. Sergii Skakun will play a key role in building the system that could enable fairer, safer decisions on resource distribution

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BSOS, iSchool and Department of Computer Science Unveil New Undergraduate Badging Program

April 5, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

Maryland students can now earn an employer-approved stamp of data science success via a collaboration with the Greater Washington Partnership.

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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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Seven iSchool Undergraduates Join UMD’s First Sprinternship™

February 8, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

The students worked to create solutions to cybersecurity, IT, and other tech challenges while exploring career opportunities in information scien …

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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.

Congratulations to the 2020-2021 iSchool Awards Recipients

May 7, 2021 | iSchool News

The iSchool Awards Committee is pleased to announce the iSchool Awards Recipients for the 2020-2021 academic year!

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STEM Education Struggle in the U.S.: The Key Piece We’ve Been Missing

April 12, 2021 | UMD iSchool Staff

In The Promise of Access, Dr. Daniel Greene shares a radical perspective on why tech solutions aren’t solving complex social problems …