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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.

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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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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. 

PhD Student Spotlight: Xiaoyun Huang

November 10, 2020 | iSchool News

Xiaoyun is currently exploring how people present themselves across their social media ecosystems and what factors could influence their self-pr …

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PhD Student Spotlight: Jonathan Brier

September 22, 2020 | iSchool News

Jonathan’s current research interests lie in understanding human health and the sustainability of communities and technologies. 

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PhD Student Spotlight: Nathan Beard

August 17, 2020 | iSchool News

Nate is pursuing his interests in the history and politics of surveillance and work in sociotechnical systems. 

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PhD Student Spotlight: Pramod Chundury

July 16, 2020 | iSchool News

Meet PhD Student, Pramod Chundury!

UMD iSchool Awards $109K to 2019-20 Outstanding Students

UMD iSchool Awards $109K to 2019-20 Outstanding Students

May 29, 2020 | iSchool News

The UMD iSchool is pleased to share the full list of 2019-2020 college scholarship and award winners, totaling over $109K in support to 65 stude …