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Collage of illustrated portraits of 21 outstanding UMD faculty and staff to be honored at the 36th annual Convocation today.

- Campus & Community

Words of Honor

Convocation to Celebrate 21 Outstanding Faculty, Staff Members. Meet Them All Here.

Rendering of IDEA Factory building as seen from Stadium Drive

- Campus & Community

Building Toward Invention

Construction to Start on IDEA Factory This Winter

Cy Keener hangs art exhibit in Rockville, Md.

- Arts & Culture

A Cold, Hard Act

Art Installation to Illustrate Climate Change Unexpectedly Disrupted—by Climate Change Itself

The solar-powered Pride of Maryland, designed and built by students, shown here with then Vice President Al Gore, placed third in the 1990 GM Sunrayce USA.

- Campus & Community

Born to Sun

Clark School to Welcome Home a History-Making Solar Car

Jim Henson poses with Sam, the star of "Sam and Friends, in a car in front of his parents' University Park home.

- Arts & Culture

A Most Sensational, Inspirational, Celebrational, Muppetational Show

Exhibit Explores Jim Henson’s UMD Student Work

Thousands gather for the Silent Disc-Glo, a silent dance party in partnership with Student Entertainment Events, on Saturday during the 2019 NextNOW Fest.

- Arts & Culture

Another NextNOW Takes a Bow

Two-Day Festival Celebrating the Arts Welcomed Thousands

Yellow trophy illustration

- Campus & Community

Faculty and Staff Accolades

A Roundup of Recent Awards and Accomplishments

Janet Fofang portrait

- People

Roots of STEM

Engineering Educator Works to Bring Tech Education to Cameroon

Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic

- Campus & Community

Health Care (and Smiles) for All

Two-day Free Clinic Provided Free Dental, Wellness Services to More Than 1,000

Illustration of three stars on green background

- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

UMD wrestler Jaron Smith (left) prepares a vegetarian meal while Dining Services chef Dumar Brown (center) talks to series host Parick Keenan '19 in the latest "Terps vs. Pros" episode.
UMD wrestler Jaron Smith (left) prepares a vegetarian meal while Dining Services chef Dumar Brown (center) talks to series host Parick Keenan '19 in the latest "Terps vs. Pros" episode.

- Campus & Community

Wrestling With Food Waste

Dietetics Grad’s Latest YouTube Cooking Competition Episode Aims for Efficiency With Ingredients

Cells

- Research

Making ‘Smart Cells’ Smarter

UMD Researchers Enable Teams of Bacteria to Work Together Autonomously

Students dancing at NextNOW Fest

- Arts & Culture

Five Can’t-Miss Features at NextNOW Fest 2019

Rock, Rap, Wrestling and Visual Poetry Among Highlights at Campus Arts Extravaganza

Woman walking with small children

- Research

Time to Choose

How Free Preschool, Longer School Days and Affordable Day Care Help Keep Moms in the Workforce

Speech bubbles that say "Hola," "Guten tag," "Bonjour" and "Hi"

- Research

Gained in Translation

UMD Researchers Developing Translator System With Social Tact, AI Restraint

early-20th-century African American clubwomen

- Arts & Culture

Voting Fights

Exhibit Co-curated by UMD Professor Marks 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment

Image of police officer in VR app

- Research

Practice That’s No Game

UMD Researcher’s VR App Helps People With Autism Learn to Interact With Police

1926 aerial view of campus

- Campus & Community

Mapping MAC to UMD

Libraries’ New Interactive Site Tells Story of Campus’ Growth, Changes

Students explore at the First Look Fair in 2018

- Campus & Community

6 Tips to Finding Your Thing at First Look Fair

Two-Day Festival of Student Club, Organization Recruitment Returns

Member of UMD's Air Force ROTC detachment plants flags in front of Stamp

- Campus & Community

Waves of Remembrance

Flag Planting, Chapel Service Memorialize 9/11 Victims

Justin Lee photographing a snake

- People

Scales of Success

Undergrad IDs Two New Gecko Species, Just His Latest Reptilian Discovery

McKeldin Mall shot

- Campus & Community

U.S. News, WSJ Rank UMD Among Top Public Colleges

University Also Noted for Commitment to Veterans, Diversity, Living-Learning Communities

Illustrated Clarke station floats in space

- Research

Found in Space

How an 18-Year-Old Student Engineering Project Showed Up in a New Sci-Fi Book

Students in Upward Bound program study
Students in Upward Bound program study

- Campus & Community

‘Born With the Seeds of Greatness’

AAP Celebrates 50 Years of Supporting Underrepresented Students

Illustration of two coffee mugs

- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive 9/9/2019

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

A Brexit supporter waves a sign as he demonstrates on Parliament Square in London on Wednesday.

- Research

Exploring the Foundations of Prejudice

Research Finds Social Norms, Perceived Threats Influence Nationalism, Intolerance Around the World

Colored e-cigarettes

- Research

Up in Smoke

UMD Expert: Michigan’s Ban on Flavored E-cigarettes a ‘Good First Step’

Two students entering the iSchool

- Campus & Community

Major Gains

iSchool Undergrad Growth Spurs Expansion in Hornbake

Black and white close-up photo of young girl hugging mother

- Research

Treatment Together

Study Explores Benefits of Addressing Undiagnosed Parental ADHD For Children With the Disorder

Birchbox, Blue Apron boxes

- Research

Why ‘Disruptor’ Brands Are Booming—and What Role You Play in the Trend

UMD Marketing Expert Explains the Rise in Firms From Blue Apron to Warby Parker

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