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Discover Magazine: What Does The Future of Natural History Museums Look Like? (ft. Diana Marsh)

April 23, 2024 | INFO Staff

INFO Professor Diana Marsh contextualizes the history of museums in the modern world

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Roots Africa photo by Edwin Remsberg; Bitcamp photo by John T. Consoli; Public Art photo by David Andrews

Maryland Today: $460K Awarded to Faculty, Staff, Students From New Do Good Campus Fund (ft. Galina Reitz)

April 22, 2024 | Kaitlin Ahmad | Do Good Institute | UMD

Inaugural grant recipients’ projects span campus, extend into local, state, global communities

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Integrating Robots in Homes to Support Autistic Youth

April 18, 2024 | Laurie Robinson

A TRAILS pilot study looks at how families can use AI robotic animal companions in support services for autistic children

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Maryland Today: New Teaching Innovation Grants to Support Surge of Educational Tech (ft. Caro Williams-Pierce)

April 18, 2024 | Annie Krakower | Maryland Today

Awards for 24 Projects Fund Use of AI, Gamification, and More in the Classroom

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NPR News: The Future of TikTok in the United States (ft. Jen Golbeck)

April 17, 2024 | INFO Staff

INFO Professor Jen Golbeck discusses TikTok data collection with NPR

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Democratizing Information: Volunteer Transcribers Enable Access to Cultural Heritage Materials

April 16, 2024 | Laurie Robinson

Crowdsourced transcriptions are making historical documents more accessible for those who use screen readers

MD Today: Website Help for the Helpers

April 12, 2024 | Lucy Hubbard | Maryland Today | UMD

Students create custom software for nonprofits, sponsored by the INFO College

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ACM: Community Is Critical Too

April 12, 2024 | Tamara Clegg

Leveraging community to broaden the faces, places, and interlaces of computing.

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News Release: UMD Launches Institute Focused on Ethical AI Development

April 9, 2024 | UMD Staff

INFO's Dr. Sheena Erete will serve as the Associate Director of Research of the new AI Interdisciplinary Institute at Maryland (AIM)