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Cogitatio Press: Strengthening Children’s Privacy Literacy through Contextual Integrity

November 13, 2020 | iSchool News

A team of UMD iSchool researchers aim to strengthen children’s privacy literacy.

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Photo of Dr. Tamara Clegg and UMD alumnus Torey Smith, former wide receiver for the North Carolina Panthers

A Tale of Two Identities: How Data Literacy Can Serve Underrepresented Student-Athletes in STEM

October 20, 2020 | Hayleigh Moore

Examining how health and fitness data tracking tools can help athletes learn about data literacy, inspire STEM pursuits, and simultaneously t …

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Reimagining How Libraries Can Serve Youth During COVID-19

September 17, 2020 | iSchool News

Dr. Mega Subramaniam’s project involves helping libraries adapt to support youth and their families with the transition to online learning.

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Dr. Mega Subramaniam (center), stands together with two of her Kyrgyz colleagues.

Fulbright: Hosted by the Library and Information Consortium of the Kyrgyz Republic, featuring Mega Subramaniam

September 4, 2020 | iSchool News

As a Fulbright Specialist, Mega Subramaniam used her expertise to train librarians in the Kyrgyz Republic on how to improve their engagement wit …

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UMD iSchool Pioneers Initiatives to Advance STEM Learning Among Youth

August 25, 2020 | Hayleigh Moore

Faculty and researchers are pioneering methods to increase youth interest in STEM, from co-design with youth to partnering with libraries to dev …

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School Library Journal: Retire Those Legacy Approaches. It’s Time to Be Bold and Innovative. | Reimagining Libraries, featuring Mega Subramaniam

July 13, 2020 | Mega Subramaniam

As a part of her crowdsourcing project to reimagine libraries, Mega Subramaniam published her second SLJ article, calling upon people to be b …

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

June 18, 2020 | Chris Samoray

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

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Student Archivists at Maryland – Call for New Student Members!

June 12, 2020 | Karina Kletscher, UMD iSchool MLIS Student

This is a momentous year for SAM as we are turning 25!