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Gene Ferrick <[log in to unmask]>
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Daily eNews for CMNS Students <[log in to unmask]>
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The Future of Information Alliance (FIA)
Robert W. Deutsch Foundation
2013-2014 Seed Grant Competition

Help solve the information challenges of today's world.
Student teams work with faculty mentors and FIA Partners on real world
problems. 
Four teams will each win grants of up to $25,000.

Join us Sept. 24, 2-4 pm in the Colony Ballroom in the Stamp Student Union
for a kickoff informational meeting!
 You can learn more about the program and hear from the FIA Founding
Partners:  the National Geographic Society, the Smithsonian Institution,
the Library of Congress,  the US National Park Service, the Newseum, the
National Archives, Sesame Workshop,  WAMU 88.5, the Barrie School, and the
Office of the Governor of Maryland.


Registration is required. Details at
http://fia.umd.edu

Students and faculty mentors from nine UMD colleges and schools took part
in the competition last year.
See more about the 2012-2013 seed grant winners here:
http://ter.ps/winners.
The FIA Seed Grant Competition is made possible with a $1 million gift
from the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation http://ter.ps/DeutschFIA
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Dr. Allison Druin
Chief Futurist
University of Maryland Division of Research
Co-Director Future of Information Alliance
http://www.fia.umd.edu
iSchool & Human-Computer Interaction Lab
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301-405-7406
@adruin

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