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University of Maryland President Darryll Pines stands at a podium with the Info Challenge logo behind him on a projector

iSchool Hosts 5th Annual Info Challenge

April 7, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

This week-long event engaged students from across the region in cybersecurity, design, and data analytics projects to tackle real-world …

Screenshot of articles from Niklas Elmqvist's blog, VisUMD

VisUMD publication on (Image courtesy of Nightingale)

Blog This: Transforming How Students Engage and Learn from Visualization Research

March 28, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

Writer Alexandra Khoo chats with iSchool Professor Niklas Elmqvist about the origins of his popular data visualization blog, VisUMD.

Two students sitting in front of laptops with the screen's reflection showing in their glasses

Photo by Jeswin Thomas on Unsplash

iSchool Professor Receives $1 Million NSF CAREER Grant to Develop Data Science Curriculum

March 28, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

Dr. David Weintrop will be working with D.C. Public Schools to address inequities in high school data science education.

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Maryland Giving Day – March 9, 2022

March 8, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

Read about one student's inspirational story and how Giving Day is helped her pursue a degree in information science.

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Expanding the Possibilities for Accessible Data Visualization

February 24, 2022 | Liz Zogby

iSchool professor and Trace affiliate faculty Dr. Niklas Elmqvist leads a team to continue work on accessible data visualization and to …

UMD’s Social Data Science Center (SoDa) on Feb. 8

Illustration by Darren Garrett

(Video) SoDa Symposium: Trustworthiness in Social Data Science

February 15, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

Researchers from UMD and Cornell University discuss the ethical dilemmas in social data science and how ethnographic studies can help g …

Break Through Tech DC logo with photos of the Sprinterns

Seven iSchool Undergraduates Join UMD’s First Sprinternship™

February 8, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

The students worked to create solutions to cybersecurity, IT, and other tech challenges while exploring career opportunities in informa …

Colorful illustration of woman sitting in front of a computer with graphs and data-related imagery

Illustration by iStock

Social Data Science Major to Debut in February

February 2, 2022 | Rachael Grahame

New B.S. degree program to teach students how to collect, analyze data for fast-growing fields.

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HR Brew: Employee surveillance is exploding with remote work (feat. Jessica Vitak)

January 27, 2022 | UMD iSchool Staff

Journalist Sam Blum examines how the expansion of worker surveillance runs the risk of shattering employees’ trust.