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‘Golden’ Era for Internet’s Dog Mom

Information Studies Professor’s New Book Explores Special Bond Between People and Pups

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A Dramatic Step Forward in Robotics

Human Body Becomes Robot Playground in Project Funded by Arts for All Initiative

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Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars Program Honors Top Students and Their Mentors

Program Provides $1,500 UMD Scholarships in K-12 Teachers’ Names

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A Grin Emoji for Advance in Predicting Viral Facebook Posts

UMD Researchers Measure Social Media Sharing With Competing Theories on Emotions

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UMD Tech Tool Aims to Make Workplaces More Inclusive for Autistic People

Video Platform Designed by Neurodiverse Team Could Improve Communications for All

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‘Beyond the Field’ Homecoming Address Takes on Promise—and Risks—of AI

Systems Are Subject to Same Biases, Truthfulness Challenges as Society at Large

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Homecoming Week Preview: What’s New, What’s Back

100th Anniversary Additions Include $10K Field Goal Kick, Pup Parade, Do Good Service Project

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The Cool Day Jobs of UMD’s Adjunct Professors

How 5 Lecturers Bring Real-World Expertise to the Classroom

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$1.5M NSF Grant to Boost Middle School Math Learning With AI

UMD Researchers Join Team Using Machine Learning to Assess Online Lesson Quality

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Why Is Everyone Joining Threads?

Twitter’s New Rival Surges Despite Snags. A UMD Social Media Expert Explains Why.

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UMD Receives $500K to Boost Number of Black, Latina and Native American Women in Computing

Funded by Nonprofit, RESET Project to Provide Mentoring, Career Development, Scholarships

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When a Cat Video Elicits More Than Warm Fuzzies

Researchers Look at Human Responses to ‘Cuteness’ in Social Media

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