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PhD Alumni Spotlight: The Fight for Access to Justice – Ursula Gorham, ‘15

December 2, 2021 | Hayleigh Moore

How an alumni is working towards improving access to critical online legal resources and striving to close the “justice gap.”

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PhD Alumni Spotlight: Navigating the HUman eXperience – Gagan Jindal, ‘20

October 28, 2021 | Hayleigh Moore

Gagan Jindal’s unexpected journey to creating a more accessible and meaningful user experience for all.

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Digitized 17-18th Century Documents Shed Light on Nipmuc History

October 20, 2021 | iSchool News

iSchool PhD student Lydia Curliss co-curated new online exhibit on the relationship between the indigenous Nipmuc communities and settlers.

Citizen Panel: What Values Should Regulate Social Media?

October 13, 2021 | iSchool News

iSchool PhD student Anna Lenhart & EViD Lab host citizen panel on what values should impact legislation on content moderation of social media …

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PhD Alumni Spotlight: Examining the "Datafication" of Family Life – Priya Kumar, PhD ‘21

September 29, 2021 | Hayleigh Moore

From interests in public policy and journalism, to a fascination for social media’s influence on entire industries, Priya Kumar “felt like a …

PhD Alumni Spotlight: To Build or Not to Build? – Myeong Lee, PhD ‘19

September 15, 2021 | Hayleigh Moore

While planning his Master’s degree thesis, Myeong Lee was offered a simple question – “Do you want to build something or understand something?” …

Fall 2021 Welcome from iSchool Dean Keith Marzullo

August 31, 2021 | Keith Marzullo

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

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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STEM Education Struggle in the U.S.: The Key Piece We’ve Been Missing

April 12, 2021 | UMD iSchool Staff

In The Promise of Access, Dr. Daniel Greene shares a radical perspective on why tech solutions aren’t solving complex social problems …