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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 …

UMD iSchool Takes #4 Spot in U.S. Rankings

April 7, 2021 | Hayleigh Moore

Library and information studies, youth services, and information systems are among programming areas to earn top-five rankings.

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Womens’ Right to Vote: Free Exhibits

March 22, 2021 | UMD iSchool Staff

Free, virtual women’s suffrage exhibits compiled in honor of Women’s History Month and the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment.

Celebrating Exceptional Black Library Leaders, Alumni of the UMD iSchool

February 25, 2021 | Mia K. Hinckle

Stories of six exceptional leaders transforming the library and information science community.

The Passing of Margaret Carty

February 10, 2021 | iSchool News

Margaret Carty, MLA Executive Director and pillar of the library community, passed on Feb 4, 2021.

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The Associated Press: Despite Promise, Few in US Adopting COVID-19 Exposure Apps, featuring Jessica Vitak

December 9, 2020 | iSchool News

Dr. Jessica Vitak explains why Americans have been hesitant to use COVID-19 contact tracing smartphone tools. 

The Baltimore Sun: Harford County Library CEO Named New Chairwoman of Maryland Humanities Board

November 13, 2020 | iSchool News

As chair of the board, University of Maryland iSchool MLS alumna Mary Hastler will continue Maryland Humanities’ racial equity work.

Faculty Spotlight: Adjunct Lecturer, Nancy Roderer

November 10, 2020 | iSchool News

An “iSchool hanger-on,” Nancy began a long association with the school as a student and has returned sporadically over the years to teach, advis …