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Press Release: Naeemul Hassan Awarded $228,000 NSF Grant For Collaborative Project

  • Dr. Naeemul Hassan and collaborators aim to design and develop computational models to automatically detect video clickbait. 

Prestigious ALISE Awards go to Three UMD iSchool Recipients

  • Dr. Ana Ndumu, Dr. Mega Subramaniam, and PhD Student Shandra Morhouse receive awards for their research work in library and information science.

Alumni Spotlight: Becoming a Leader in Library and Information Science - Jocelyn McNamara MLS 2016

  • After many years working as a chef and artist, Jocelyn McNamara, MLS ‘16, was inspired by her love of literature, and a drive to work in leadership, which led her to pursue a career in librarianship.

David Weintrop Awarded Prestigious National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Dr. David Weintrop receives $70K award to integrate computing and the powerful ideas of computer science into classrooms.

Press Release: Revelo Teams Up with University of Maryland for Digital Accessibility Pilot

  • Revelo Software, LLC has partnered with Dr. Jonathan Lazar to adapt iAccessible for use in his study.

Medium: What to Expect When Non-Experts Train AI

  • Research on machine teaching in which non-experts teach a model through a teachable interface.

Medium: Engaging the Commons in Participatory Sensing

  • Research on participatory sensing, the practice of using human participants to gather data on their mobile devices from their environment that can be shared.

Medium: HCIL 2019-2020 News Roundup

  • UMD Human-Computer Interaction Lab’s (HCIL) 2019-2020 accomplishments

Medium: Devices All The Way Down

  • Professor and Director of the HCIL, Niklas Elmqvist, reflects on his NSF Career Project.

Medium: Approaches Matter

  • Researching how technology can be used for active engagement to help people with dementia.