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Bo Peep, Joy, Mater and Kevin

- People

A Character Sketch

Animation Leader on “Toy Story 4” Explains Thinking Behind Some of Your Favorite Pixar Stars

Mural being painted

- Arts & Culture

Colors of a Community

Graduate Class Joins Hyattsville Community on New Mural

Man walking past Lidl

- Campus & Community

Buyer's Markets

With Lidl's Opening, Options for Groceries in Greater College Park Keep Growing

Clothes for rent gif

- Research

Will Renting a Shirt or Sofa Save the Planet?

Business Expert Explains Gap Between Retailers, Customers, Sustainability Goals

Defensive back Vincent Flythe avoids a tackle during Jordan McNair Field Day

- Athletics

A Day of Remembering Jordan McNair

Football Players Mark Anniversary of Teammate’s Death With Community Service

Kelsie Challenger interacts with students at the Abigail D. Butscher School in Calaba Town, Sierra Leone

- Campus & Community

Professor Gives $1.15M to Support Experiences Abroad

Funds Will Boost School of Public Health’s Global Health Initiative

Screengrab from Volkswagen's "Hello Light" ad

- Research

Expert: VW’s New Ad Campaign Takes Thoughtful Journey From Scandal

“Hello Light” Confronts Wrongdoing, Embraces Heyday, Promises Innovative Future

"Mushroom" sculpture

- Arts & Culture

“A Second Life and a Second Identity”

Art Professor’s Wood Sculptures Featured in New Smithsonian Gardens Exhibit

View of Grand Canyon illustrating complex geological concept

- Research

Research: Glacial Sediments Greased the Gears of Plate Tectonics

New Study Highlights Connection Between Worldwide Glaciations, Sediments, Plate Tectonics

Illustration of flu viruses

- Research

UMD Joins Race to Produce Universal Flu Vaccine

NIH Awards Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine $3.1M to Solve Problem of Vaccine Failures

Children looking at X-rays through "Children Study Their World" curriculum

- Campus & Community

Object Lessons in Exploration and Learning

Preschool Curriculum Developed at UMD With State, Smithsonian to Roll Out to 200 Classrooms in Fall

Megalodon hanging in the Smithsonian

- Research

Face to Face With a Toothy Fossil

UMD Entomologist Helped Smithsonian Reconstruct Giant Prehistoric Shark in D.C. Museum Café

Satellite earth view

- Research

$175M NOAA Award to Expand UMD’s Role as Leader in Earth System Studies

New Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies Will Deepen Understanding of Human Interaction With Planet

Megan Taylor

- Athletics

Terp Takes Home Lacrosse’s Highest Honor

Taylor Becomes First Goalie to Win Tewaaraton Award

MosquitoSphere test location in Burkina Faso

- Research

A Malaria-Fighting Fungus

Researchers Test Rapid Way to Kill Mosquitoes in Simulated West African Village

Destiny Elaine Floyd and her family celebrate at College Park Academy graduation

- Campus & Community

One for the Books at UMD-linked Charter School

College Park Academy Honors First Graduating High School Class

Students in Breakpoint Café

- Campus & Community

Breakpoint Café Opens in Brendan Iribe Center

In Fall, Dining Services to Make Café the First to Offer Custom Salads, Sandwiches

Phil Costa playing football for Maryland

- People

A New Kind of Playbook

Alum, 100+ Elite Athletes Offer Advice for Transitioning Out of Sports


- People

3 Alums Named University Foundation Trustees

Terps Elected to Help Advise President, Promote UMD

McKeldin Library

- People

Veteran Library Administrator Named Dean of University Libraries

Adriene Lim Comes From University of Oregon; Will Focus on Efficiency and Service to Campus

Maryland women's lacrosse wins national championship

- Athletics

Women's Lacrosse Beats Boston College to Claim National Title

Win Gives Terps Their 15th Championship, and Fifth Under Head Coach Cathy Reese

Bloomberg speaks at commencement
Bloomberg speaks at commencement

- Campus & Community

Spring Commencement: Speaker Michael Bloomberg Encourages Grads to Put Fearless Ideas Into Action

Former Mayor, Philanthropist Gives $2.3M to UMD, Partner for Climate Study

Sunny skyline

- Research

A Cool Use for Wood

Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Buildings Material That Doubles as AC

Images from the 1969 Terrapin yearbook

- People

“The Year of Diversity, Rebellion, Contrast”

1969 Graduates Remember Historic Time of Protests, the Draft … and Streaking

Track and Field's Kameron Jones runs a race

- Athletics

Tracking Success

Record-breaking Track and Field Team Competes in NCAA East Regional

"Survivor Maryland" contestants sit around a fire pit during tribal council

- Campus & Community

Outwit, Outplay, Do Your Homework

How Students’ DIY Version of “Survivor” Has Gone Viral Online and to Other Campuses


- People

Growing Concerns

Full legalization of marijuana is often considered inevitable. But as the industry takes off, Terp entrepreneurs and academics alike are still wrestling with the implications.

Yankee Stadium

- People

Out of the Park

Alum’s New Book Traces the Yankees' Role in Popular Culture

Graduation confetti

- Campus & Community

Spring 2019 Commencement by the Numbers

Graduation Celebrations Start Today; We Share the Stats Behind It

Hawking signature on letter

- Research

Letters From a Science Giant

Auction of Notes by Stephen Hawking to Professor Emeritus Will Support New UMD Endowment

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