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Science Magazine: U.S. Law Sets Stage for Boost to Artificial Intelligence Research, featuring Vanessa Frias-Martinez
- 01/22/2021iSchool News
Working to improve public transit, Dr. Vanessa Frias-Martinez is using a combination of cloud computing and AI.
- 11/19/2020Press Release
Data shared by 30M+ Facebook users world-wide will enable earlier detection of COVID-19 outbreaks, help communities to prepare, inform policymakers, and reveal patterns in effective preventative measures.
UMD iSchool @ the ACM's 2020 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW)
- 11/16/2020Jessica Vitak
UMD iSchool's Dr. Jessica Vitak discusses the college's robust participation in the ACM's prestigious CSCW 2020 Conference.
- 11/13/2020iSchool News
A team of UMD iSchool researchers aim to strengthen children's privacy literacy.
- 10/26/2020Mia K. Hinckle
Funded by a $5M NSF Grant to develop more effective workforce training methods using augmented, virtual, and extended realities.
- 10/23/2020Mia K. Hinckle
As a leader in the development of and advocacy for accessible information technology, systems, and research – the UMD iSchool is represented broadly in this year’s event.
- 10/20/2020Hayleigh Moore
Examining how health and fitness data tracking tools can help athletes learn about data literacy, inspire STEM pursuits, and simultaneously train for their next game.
Dr. Jonathan Lazar was named the winner of the 2020 ACM SIGACCESS Award (Special Interest Groups on Accessible Computing) for Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility. It is the highest award given by ACM SIGACCESS.
- 09/29/2020Maria Herd
Dr. Frias-Martinez and team are to build an app for Baltimore residents to contribute their ideas and travel data, a public dashboard to view and discuss the data, and a simulator to test the impact of proposed solutions at a city scale.
- 09/25/2020iSchool News
Research experts from the UMD iSchool and School of Nursing discuss the use of and access to technology among older adults.