Join us for a Gender Equality Edit-a-thon on October 22, 2016 Come out and join us for a Gender Equality Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on Saturday, October 22 from 10 am to 5 pm in the Innovation Hub at the National Archives Continue reading Gender Equality Edit-a-thon at NARA – 10/22
Check out this message from MITH about their “Night Against Hate” event this week: Social media platforms enable connection and sharing among friends, family and colleagues, while offering unprecedented opportunities for getting ideas out to much larger audiences. Political events Continue reading Night Against Hate with MITH – Thursday 10/13 7-9pm
The MIMSA group is excited to announce the first iSchool Hackathon! Join us for the Open Data Revolution! When: Friday, November 18, 2016 – Saturday, November 19, 2016 Where: Hornbake Building, South Wing DataLeague is UMD iSchool’s inaugural Open Continue reading iSchool Hackathon – Friday November 18 – Saturday November 19
Join the Washington, D.C. chapter of Aging2.0 for an exciting mini hack-a-thon! Accessible products and spaces are important to people of all abilities and ages. When we design for all, communities flourish and everyone benefits from the social, political and Continue reading Aging2.0 Washington D.C. | Hacking Accessibility
Looking for a distraction this afternoon? Check out this satirical piece from The Onion to hear Carla Hayden’s opinion on Con Air.
I want to issue an invitation to any interested students in the iSchool program to attend the National Media Market & Conference in Baltimore. NMM provides a unique opportunity for producers and distributors of educational media to promote new content and Continue reading Student Rates for National Media Market & Conference in Baltimore, MD
The Professional Education Program at the iSchool is pleased announce that we’ll begin our first CyberSec First Responder training course October 17! Please share widely with anyone you think might benefit from this unique training program for information and security Continue reading CyberSec First Responder Training Course
Check out President Loh’s Fall video message, where he talks about Maryland’s new “Do Good” Initiative. This initiative aims to educate and inspire a Do Good generation of students to apply their education, skills, and values to make an impact on the Continue reading “Do Good” Initiative at UMD
Please join us for a 1-hour “Resume and Interview Workshop”, featuring a talk from Career Center Director Kelley Bishop on how to successfully talk about your resume in an interview. This 30-minute talk will be followed by 30 minutes of Continue reading Don’t forget to RSVP to the Resume & Mock Interview Workshop!
Professor Jennifer Golbeck has some research opportunities that iSchool students can get involved with. Check the project descriptions below out and reach out to Professor Golbeck at firstname.lastname@example.org if anything piques your interest! Behavioral biometrics (Requires good programming skills) We Continue reading Interested in being published? Check out these research opportunities!