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UMD Info College Welcomes New Associate Professor Sheena Erete

Dr. Erete looks to build new community partnerships and engage the local community surrounding UMD in meaningful ways.
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Online-Only Services Offer Safety, But May Limit Access

As a result of the covid-19 pandemic, interaction with websites and apps sometimes become the only way to access certain goods and services, leav …
A collage of bright abstract patternswith colours of red, purple, green, andgold frame a hand drawn face with looping black lines. Above the face reads the title of the JournalIncluding Disability. This is also handwritten in beautiful cursive vertically at the centre of the page,overlapping with the colourful cutout

Created by Alex Pilon, Artistic Director, Including Disability

iSchool Faculty and Staff Join Global Team to Launch New Publication

"Including Disability" offers innovative approaches to eliminating systemic barriers and gives voice to disabled people.