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A Tale of Two Identities: How Data Literacy Can Serve Underrepresented Student-Athletes in STEM

  • 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.

SIGACCESS Release: Jonathan Lazar - Outstanding Contribution Recipient 2020

  • 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. 

UMD Researchers Receive $2.35M NSF Award to Improve Public Transit Planning in Baltimore

  • 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.

(Video) engAGED: Considering Technology and Access for Older Adults Discussion

  • Research experts from the UMD iSchool and School of Nursing discuss the use of and access to technology among older adults.

UMD iSchool Awarded NSF Grant to Design Personalized Self-Tracking Tech for Older Adults to Improve Physical Activities

  • Choe, Kacorri, and A. Lazar aim to examine how older adults can personalize activity trackers through teachable interfaces to capture meaningful daily activities.

Dr. Charles Harry Talks About Managing Cyber Risks on The Scientific Sense Podcast

  • Looking at a systems approach to quantifying, prioritizing, and managing risk in critical infrastructure.

University of Maryland Launches New Social Data Science Center with Support from Facebook

  • Initial Projects include Survey Tools to Track, Predict COVID-19 ‘Hot Spots’

Research Will Test Finger-worn Sensor That Tracks Stroke Survivors’ Arm Movements

  • Dr. Eun Kyoung Choe to work with UMass research team on project awarded $2.4 million NIH grant.

UMD iSchool Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members

  • With strengths in library and archives innovation, digital curation, criminal justice data science, socio-technical aspects of cybersecurity and privacy, and mis/information in social networks.

UMD iSchool to Investigate AI Tech for Intelligence Analysts

  • Funded by the U.S. Army Research Office, the multi-institution team led by Dr. Susannah Paletz will look at team cognition and AI solutions to aid intelligence analysts in deriving actionable intelligence.