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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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Congratulations to the Fall 2022 INFO College Scholarship Recipients

December 6, 2022 | Mia K. Hinckle

17 students from across programs have been recognized for excellence in their work and studies.

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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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.

Fall 2021 Welcome from iSchool Dean Keith Marzullo

August 31, 2021 | Keith Marzullo

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

Alumni Spotlight: Alumna’s Mission to Grow Promising Businesses Through the Power of Data – Vyjayanthi Kamath, MIM ‘20

June 2, 2021 | iSchool News

Vyjayanthi Kamath, MIM ’20, became increasingly captivated by the intersection of data, marketing, and product development after watching Hans …