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Trace Center Directs New Digital Accessibility Research During Covid-19 Pandemic

September 7, 2021 | Hayleigh Moore

The Trace Research & Development Center leads new initiatives to address accessibility barriers heightened due to the COVID-19 pand …

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A Robot Rolls Into a Math Class…

May 25, 2021 | Peter F. Moon, UMD Doctoral Student & HCIL Member

Understanding how a spherical robot can help more students gain access to early computing education while enhancing their learning in m …

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Jesse Anderson, College of Information Studies (left); Veeraj Shah, School of Public Health (right)

Jesse Anderson, InfoSci ’22, to Compete as Finalist in the UMD Do Good Challenge!

March 4, 2021 | UMD iSchool Staff

Anderson and partner Veeraj Shah’s startup nonprofit organization, Chat Health, will be showcased as the competition continues through …

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New Partnership Aims to Help UMD Further Diversify D.C. Region’s Tech Ecosystem

March 2, 2021 | Press Release

To increase female-identifying and non-binary students graduating with a tech degree at UMD by 12.5% in the next 5 years.

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George Mason & University of Maryland to Leverage 311 Data for Increased DMV Resilience During a Pandemic

February 26, 2021 | Press Release

Funded by the NSF, the team aims to provide tools to governments to better respond to regional disasters and crises.

UMD iSchool @ the ACM’s 2020 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW)

November 16, 2020 | Jessica Vitak

UMD iSchool’s Dr. Jessica Vitak discusses the college’s robust participation in the ACM’s prestigious CSCW 2020 Conference.

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Faculty Spotlight: Tamara (Tammy) Clegg, Associate Professor

July 16, 2020 | iSchool News

Meet Associate Professor, Tamara Clegg!

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

June 22, 2020 | UMD Philip Merrill College of Journalism

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