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A picture of an elephant inside a natural history museum

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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

Montage of photos of different Do Good Grant Projects

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

Drawn graphic mural of people and technology devices

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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