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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 …

Alumni Spotlight: How One Alum’s Voyage to Transform Businesses Began at the UMD iSchool – Rishi Jain MIM ‘19

May 26, 2021 | iSchool News

Rishi began his “exciting voyage of discovery” at the University of Maryland College of Information Studies (iSchool) where he pursued his fu …

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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Alumni Spotlight: Alumna and Trailblazer Lands Career in UX Design – LaRia Rogers MIM ‘20

May 3, 2021 | iSchool News

Driven to pursue a higher education, LaRia Rogers, MIM ’20, found a second home at the University of Maryland College of Information Studies (U …

UMD iSchool Takes #4 Spot in U.S. Rankings

April 7, 2021 | Hayleigh Moore

Library and information studies, youth services, and information systems are among programming areas to earn top-five rankings.