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Project Fearless Season 1, by Berkeley Poulsen: Drawings of characters representing UMD majors

Major Characters

Student Digitally Paints Engineering, History, Psychology and More Into Fantastical Figures

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Op/ed: Breaking the (Benford’s) Law?

Suddenly-Cited Statistical Pattern Does Not Prove Fraud in 2020 Election, Researcher Explains

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Fitness Trackers for All

Supported by $1.2M NSF Grant, Researchers Developing Tech That Works Better for Older Adults

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Making Public Transit Work for All

$2.35M NSF Grant Aims to Ease Transportation for Low-income Baltimore Neighborhoods

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Social Data Science Center Launches With Support From Facebook

Initial Projects Include Survey Tools to Track, Predict COVID-19 Hot Spots

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Visualizing Vehicle Safety

Student Project Helps Prince George’s County Map Out Traffic, Pedestrian Trouble Spots

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Smartphone showing TikTok and WeChat apps

Clock’s Ticking Until TikTok Ban, But Does It Make Sense?

Social Media Researcher Says Security Issues Broader Than 2 Apps

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Pushing for Access

At 30, the Americans With Disabilities Act Has Opened Doors, But Still Meets Resistance, Professor Says

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How AI Empowers Companies to Keep Tabs on You

Computer Scientist Says Online Observers May Know More About Your Personality Than You Do

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Maryland Experts, Facebook Partner to Gather Global COVID-19 Symptom Data

UMD Leads Survey Design, Data Collection

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Virtual Meetings, Real Disruptions

‘Zoombombing’ Trolls Target Online Meetings at Universities, Schools, More

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5 Tips to Disinfect Your Social Media of COVID-19 Fake News

Expert Identifies Commons Misinterpretations, Disinformation Tactics

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