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The Search for Wisdom, Understanding, and Knowledge

May 4, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

How Jewish ethics and law can be applied to new technological discoveries of the online environment, the arts, and more.

The Embodied Labs logo which features a silhouette of a human head with a white letter E over top, and text to the right that reads "Embodied Labs." A collage of images showing older adults laughing and screenshots of a VR experience are to the left of the logo.

MLIS Alumni Spotlight: The Joys of Aging Using VR – Erin Washington, MLIS ‘09

April 13, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

Creating first-person, virtual reality experiences to enhance empathy and address growing issues in the caretaking industry.

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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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Images courtesy of Hawa Jalloh (left) and Shannon Bland (right)

MLIS Alumnae Use Instagram to Amplify Black Excellence in Librarianship

March 3, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

Read about two alumnae who are creating spaces for current and aspiring librarians and authors of color.

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Celebrate Women’s History Month From Anywhere

March 1, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

Explore the National Women’s History Museum’s collection of virtual exhibits and learn about trailblazing women, past and present.

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Dr. Tamara Clegg alongside Rubble from one of Nickelodeon’s newest shows, PAW Patrol.

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.

NPR Weekend Edition

NPR: TikTok creator makes the recipes she finds on gravestones

January 28, 2022 | UMD iSchool Staff

Journalist Scott Simon talks with iSchool graduate student Rosie Grant about the food she’s cooked from recipes found on gravestones.