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Beyond field

Beyond field

Researchers at the University of Maryland are tackling the grand challenges of our time, from climate change to systemic racism to global health. Homecoming’s Beyond the Field lecture goes off the gridiron and into the classroom to showcase our faculty’s impactful work.

Dr. Jen Golbeck

Streaming live Monday, October 9 at 4 p.m. ET

More and more, AI is making headlines for its eerie ability to imitate what humans do. In the 2023 Homecoming Address, computer scientist Jen Golbeck, a professor in the College of Information Studies who researches artificial intelligence, social media, and malicious online behavior, will challenge you to pay greater heed to how AI increasingly influences our lives.

Past Lectures

Dr. Joseph Richardson

2022

Dr. Joseph Richardson, Jr.

His work takes a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the causes and consequences of gun violence.

Rashawn Ray

2021

Dr. Rashawn Ray

The inaugural Homecoming address examines systemic racism, bias in policing and cyberbullying.