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Campus & Community

A Gift to Remember


Family Honors Late College Park Scholars Administrator

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Research

Floods, Droughts and a Melting World


Engineering Researcher Measures Global Snow Total in Face of Climate Change

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People

Millennials and the Saving-Too-Little Myth


Finance Professor Says Don’t Panic Over Generation’s Fiscal Future

Experts In the News


It’s when you look between the lines, when you disentangle those lines by race, ethnicity—everyone is not benefiting.


Stephen B. Thomas, professor of health services administration and director of the Maryland Center for Health Equity, on the black maternal mortality rate in the U.S.
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In Brief


University of Maryland Graduation Rate Among Nation's Top 10

The University of Maryland has been honored as one of America’s top ten public institutions with the best six-year graduation rates by The Chronicle of Higher Education. UMD’s graduation rate was ranked No.10 nationally among over 500 public colleges.

Study: Climate Change Could Undermine Children’s Education and Development in Tropics

A new study by a University of Maryland researcher published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences concludes that exposure to extreme heat and precipitation in prenatal and early childhood years in countries of the global tropics could make it harder for children to attain secondary school education.

Return of GEDI’s First Data on Forests

A University of Maryland project aboard the International Space Station designed to give insight into how much carbon is stored in Earth’s trees and how much carbon dioxide they can absorb is now producing data, NASA announced yesterday.

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