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Morphic on a computer screen

- Campus & Community

Setting the Bar for Computer Access

UMD Libraries’ New Tech Targets Users With Mobility, Language, Vision Barriers, More

Reginald Dwayne Betts

- People

A Life of Sentences

Alum Reginald Dwayne Betts’ Time in Prison Led to a Life in Books—and the Law

Illustration of trophy on yellow background

- Campus & Community

Faculty and Staff Accolades

A Roundup of Recent Awards and Accomplishments

Children play with parachute

- Research

Op/ed: Lessons on Battling Bias

Schools Can Help Kids Overcome Prejudice by Encouraging Diverse Friendships, Researcher Says

Sticky notes illustrating a chart, a grad cap, a rocket, a lightbulb and skyscrapers

- Campus & Community

Gateway to Innovation

New Online Portal Marshals Campus Resources for Ideas, Startups

Woman pouring juice

- Research

‘OK, Gen Z-er’

Conventional Gender Roles Still Popular With American Youth, Study Shows

Passengers on a cruise ship

- Research

What’s Behind Coronavirus Cruise Ship Chaos?

Public Policy Researcher Says Global Health Regulations Need Another Look, and Countries Need to Better Adhere to Them

February Fell from the Ladies Almanack

- Arts & Culture

An Illustrated History

Exhibit Celebrates Artwork of Innovative Feminist Djuna Barnes

Kids play on computer while mom works in Family Study Room

- Campus & Community

‘It Feels Like Parents Matter’

McKeldin Opens Designated Family Study Space

City of College Park and University of Maryland leaders broke ground yesterday on the new City Hall project.

- Campus & Community

A New Symbol of College Park Partnerships

Officials Break Ground on City Hall Project

Students, faculty and staff line up to meet Darryll J. Pines and shake his hand

- Campus & Community

Pines Reintroduces Himself to UMD Community

Next President Meets Media and Students, Says Education ‘Equalizes Everything’

Map of African Burial Ground

- Research

New Clues in Centuries-Old Burial Ground

Soil Research at NYC Site Provides Insight on African Americans’ Experiences

Black and orange striped snake

- Research

Frog Decline Strikes Snakes as Well

Professor, Alumnae Discover Another Effect of Chytrid Fungal Plague

Steamroller

- Research

Street-level Cool

Professors Reduce Carbon Emissions in Pavement Recycling Process

Darryll Pines speaks at a podium

- Campus & Community

‘Challenge People to Be Great’

Pines Explains How He’ll Approach Job of President, Work to Enhance UMD’s Excellence

Animation of turtle-shell-shaped box of chocolates

- Campus & Community

Terp First Dates to Celebrate

On Valentine’s, Happily-Ever-After Couples Share Stories of Getting Together

Darryll Pines named next UMD president

- Campus & Community

Pines Named Next UMD President

USM Ends Search, Calling Clark School Dean ‘Precisely the Right Person’ for Role

Holodomor memorial

- Arts & Culture

Millions Gone, But Not Forgotten

New Exhibit Focuses on Memorial to Ukrainian Famine Victims

Green, hello and pink smoothies in jars with straws

- Campus & Community

Smoothie-ing the Path to Sustainability

Student Business Turns Homely Fruit Into Chuggable Nectars

Illustration showing two people fighting over money with a pink heart in the background

- Campus & Community

Keeping It Together

Free Program Gives Couples a Boost in Love and Money Management

Student collects data on air humidity, air temperature, and natural light exposure

- Campus & Community

Building Toward Zero

Project to Develop Ways to Make Older Campus Structures Models of Efficiency

Students walk on McKeldin Mall

- Research

Planting Seeds for Humanities Research

New Grant Program Supports Research in Arts, Social Sciences, Politics, History, More

“Dementia Stain (Darkness Visible),” acrylic and embroidery on canvas

- Arts & Culture

Beautiful Minds

Exhibit Presents Artist’s Colorful Interpretations of PET Scans of Mental Illness

Peter Leone practices sign language with a student

- Campus & Community

Disabilities Studies Minor Launched

Courses Focus on Accessibility, Prejudices Through Lenses of Education, Engineering, Business, History

Torvald Helmer (Beth Rendely ’21) gives money to his wife, Nora (Des’ree Brown ’20)

- Arts & Culture

Theater Students Open New Doors to Ibsen’s ‘Doll House’

All-Women Cast Takes Unconventional Approach to Classic Play on Gender Roles

Black Lab puppy rolling on the ground while wearing a yellow guide dog vest

- Campus & Community

Oh, the Places You’ll Sniff!

UMD’s First Student-Sponsored Guide-Dog-in-Training Prepares to Help Those in Need

People at Archway Park

- Campus & Community

An Archway to Renewal

Students Lead Design for New Baltimore Park in Historic But Blighted Neighborhood

Rendering of Greater College Park showing movie theater
Rendering of Greater College Park showing movie theater

- Campus & Community

The ‘Greater’ Transformation

Baltimore Avenue Corridor to See Another Surge in Redevelopment

Young man purchasing skin product

- Research

Zapping Zits Goes Viral

New Approach Targets Acne-Causing Germs With Technology Based on Viruses That Kill Bacteria

Girls participate in CompSciConnect camp

- Campus & Community

2020 Summer Camps at UMD

Your Guide to Ensuring Kids Have Enriching Experiences on Campus

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