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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.

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Meta Research Q&A with Jonathan Lazar, Professor, University of Maryland College of Information Studies

December 6, 2022 | Meta Research

In this monthly interview series, Meta Research turns the spotlight on members of the academic community — and the important research they do …

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(Video) Search Mastery Speaker Series: Search Engines as Gates and Gateways to Misinformation

December 1, 2022 | Emily Davidson

Jevin West, Associate Professor at the University of Washington, explored the effects of misleading query results and misinformation on November …

Gabriella Waters of the Center for Equitable AI & Machine Learning Systems and Jhillika Kumar of Mentra discuss technologies for neurodiverse populations.

(Video) SoDa Symposium: Equal Input – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Social Data Science Research

November 30, 2022 | Emily Davidson

Gabriella Waters of the Center for Equitable AI & Machine Learning Systems and Jhillika Kumar of Mentra discuss technologies for neurodiverse pop …

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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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(Video) OTTRS Speaker Series feat. Joel Chan

November 14, 2022 | Emily Davidson

On October 28, 2022, Dr. Joel Chan discussed new processes to aid in interdisciplinary knowledge synthesis.

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Frank Burke (seated) at the July 4, 1969 ceremony on the Constitution Avenue steps in Washington, D.C.

Preserving History, Remembering a Pioneer

November 11, 2022 | UMD University Relations Staff

David McCartney and James Petersen founded the Dr. Frank G. Burke Endowed Graduate Research Award

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Morphic: Advancing Social Equity Through Digital Inclusion

November 10, 2022 | Liz Zogby

A growing pool of users at libraries, colleges, and job centers across the US and in Canada have the opportunity to take advantage of Morphic, a …