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Units Across UMD Partner on Multidisciplinary Initiatives for AI Ethics, Accessible Technology, and Literacy

December 7, 2023 | Olivia Borgula & INFO Staff

Funded by UMD Grand Challenge Grants, INFO is playing an integral role in these initiatives

University Libraries: New StoryMap Exhibit dives into UMD Restorative Justice (ft. Diana Marsh)

November 16, 2023 | University Libraries

Morrill Reckoning: Acknowledging Indigenous Lands that Funded the University of Maryland has been added to UMD Libraries StoryMap coll …

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Maryland Initiative for Digital Accessibility (MIDA) informs public policy on technology accessibility for people with disabilities

October 24, 2023 | Olivia Borgula

Jonathan Lazar provided testimony about digital accessibility to the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging and MIDA provided comments …

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UMD Empowering More Maryland Residents to Become Digitally Connected

October 12, 2023 | Holly Leber Simmons & INFO Staff

The $6M UMD Extension & INFO initiative focuses on expanding broadband access coupled with digital literacy training

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Political Science Now: Fiona Shen-Bayh Receives the 2023 APSA-IPSA Theodore J. Lowi First Book Award (ft. Fiona Shen-Bayh)

August 11, 2023 | INFO Staff

Shen-Bayh was featured in Political Science Now after being recognized for her insights about the role of courts in African politics


MLIS Student Leigh Amadi Dunewood Awarded ALA Spectrum Scholarship

August 8, 2023 | Olivia Borgula

The esteemed scholarship program provides financial and professional opportunities to high-achieving students 

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Dr. Cody Buntain | Photo Credit UMIACS

UMIACS: Keeping Up with the Crises: Buntain Builds Digital Tools to Combat Misinformation (ft. Cody Buntain)

July 25, 2023 | Melissa Brachfeld | UMIACS

An overview of one professor's research and areas of interest

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News Release: Maryland Initiative for Digital Accessibility (MIDA) Launches

July 21, 2023 | INFO Staff

Led by the UMD INFO College, MIDA aims to change technology design to include disability communities as equal partners, proactively bui …