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Kids participate at Gymkana

Campus & Community -

2019 Summer Camps at UMD

Your Guide to Ensuring Kids Have Enriching Experiences, Right Here on Campus

Justin Alston and Andrew Saundry perform during TDPS Backwards

Arts & Culture -

Role Reversal

Performers Put Nontraditional Spin on Broadway, Hollywood Tunes

Basketball hoop

Athletics -

A Method to the March Madness

Professor Gives Advice on How to Avoid a Busted Bracket

Iribe Center

People -

Maryland Computing Milestones

How UMD Researchers and Entrepreneurs Helped Lay the Groundwork for the Past and Future of Computers

dog illustration

Research -

Canines and the “Cocktail Party” Effect

Research Sheds Light on How Dogs, Infants Respond in Noisy Environments

Faculty workload video screengrab

Research -

Undoing Disparities

Multi-institution Study Tests Ways to Improve Faculty-Workload Equity

Europa video screengrab
Europa video screengrab

Research -

Europa: The Search for Life

Geology Researchers Travel to Greenland to Lay Groundwork for Expedition to Moon of Jupiter


Campus & Community -

Faculty and Staff Accolades

A Roundup of Recent Awards and Accomplishments


Research -

A Clearer View

Engineering Researchers Develop New Microscopy Technique That Could Improve LASIK

White House

Research -

Freedom to Flip-Flop

Research Explains Why a Sudden About-Face Doesn’t Affect President’s Public Approval

Lee Building

Campus & Community -

Graduate Programs Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Education, Public Policy, Engineering Programs, More Ranked Among Best


Research -

The Homeless as Scapegoats?

Sociologist Debunks Misperceptions After Baltimore Panhandler Murder Ruse

School of Public Health Building

Campus & Community -

Maryland SAFE Center Joins School of Public Health

In New Home, Center to Boost Efforts to Prevent Human Trafficking, and Identify, Treat and Support Victims

Weber Garden

People -

Gravity’s Garden

Pioneering Gravitational Wave Researcher to Be Honored Today With Memorial Outside Physical Sciences Complex

Estudios Universitarios attendees

Campus & Community -

“Within Your Reach”

Bilingual Workshop Offers Resources on College Admissions Process to Local Families

Five to Thrive speech bubbles illustration

Campus & Community -

Five to Thrive

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

Girl in pink tutu crowdsurfing at Terp Thon

Campus & Community -

Dancing With Terps

Student-run Dance Marathon Raises Another $702K for Sick Children

Aurora Tights wins Pitch Dingman Competition

People -

Hanging Onto a Tights Lead

Inclusive Performance Apparel for Ice Skaters, Dancers of All Skin Tones Wins Pitch Dingman Competition’s Top Prize

Terp Thon

Campus & Community -

Milestone for a Movement

What to Expect as Terp Thon Celebrates 10 Years of Fundraising “For the Kids”

Testudo riding a golf cart on Giving Day

Campus & Community -

Giving Day Raises More Than $2M

Funding to Benefit Units Across Campus

Cashless payment illustration

Research -

Cashing Out?

As U.S. Shifts Toward Cashless Society, a Professor Explains Pros, Cons


Research -

Op/Ed: New Law Needed to Prevent and Deter Labor Trafficking

SAFE Center Founder, Members of General Assembly Argue for Bill

Marine ribbon worm

Research -

New (Re)Generation

Researchers Find Worm Species Have a Suprisingly Recent Ability to Regrow Severed Heads

CS Gift Check

People -

Professor Makes $750K Gift to Support Campus Makerspaces

Gift to Fund Operations, Staffing of Iribe Center’s Space, Help Coordinate All Others


Research -


An Expert Gets to the Bottom of Them (and Blows Out a Tire)

Flat Testudo Giving Day

Campus & Community -

Hashtag Your Way Through Giving Day

Donation Marathon Aims for Participation, With Prizes, Pics and Contests

Fiorina event

People -

Five Keys to Find Your Way From Carly Fiorina

Alumna Honored at Smith School’s Women Leading Women Forum

Psychiatric visit

Research -

After Psychiatric Hospitalization, What Next?

Study Finds Less Follow-Up at Hospitals in Minority, Poorer Communities

Plasmodium parasites illustration

Research -

Sky-high Ambitions to Predict, Halt Malaria

Researchers Analyze Satellite Data to Find Links Between Land Use, Outbreaks

UMD flash mob

Athletics -

Dancing Through the Decades

Seventh Annual Flash Mob Honors Men’s Basketball’s 100th Season

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