iSchool Hosts 5th Annual Info ChallengeApril 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 …
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Blog This: Transforming How Students Engage and Learn from Visualization ResearchMarch 28, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
Writer Alexandra Khoo chats with iSchool Professor Niklas Elmqvist about the origins of his popular data visualization blog, VisUMD.
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iSchool Professor Receives $1 Million NSF CAREER Grant to Develop Data Science CurriculumMarch 28, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
Dr. David Weintrop will be working with D.C. Public Schools to address inequities in high school data science education.
Maryland Giving Day – March 9, 2022March 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 VisualizationFebruary 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 …
Illustration by Darren Garrett
(Video) SoDa Symposium: Trustworthiness in Social Data ScienceFebruary 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 …
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 …
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Social Data Science Major to Debut in FebruaryFebruary 2, 2022 | Rachael Grahame
New B.S. degree program to teach students how to collect, analyze data for fast-growing fields.