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Solar panels

Research -

Report: Jurisdictions, Businesses, Universities Make Progress on Climate Change

Despite U.S. Moves to Leave Paris Agreement, Commitment “Within Striking Distance”

Screenshot from GoFundMe

People -

Fundraising Effort for Student Killed in Crash Exceeds $100K

Four Fraternity Brothers Also Injured

Mary Gossett

People -

Maryland Remembers Life, Impact of Mary Gossett

Lifelong Fan, Donor Supported Athletics, Other Units Across Campus

Hurricane Florence

Campus & Community -

UMD Prepares for Effects of Hurricane Florence

Officials Tracking Storm, Not Expecting Evacuations

Tight and Loose Cultures

Research -

Q&A: Balancing Act

Psychologist Michele Gelfand Explains the Dangers of Cultures That Are Too “Tight” or “Loose”

Convocation

Campus & Community -

Convocation to Honor Faculty, Staff Accomplishments

Clark School Dean Among 19 Awardees

Bald Eagle

Research -

Helping Bald Eagles Soar

With Decades of Research, Scientist Helps Save National Symbol

WellTrack

Campus & Community -

On the Well Track

Counseling Center Adds Five Positions, Self-Help App

Philippines call center

People -

Essay: Dialed In

Professor Examines How the Philippines Rebrands Itself as World’s Call Center Capital

Synapto
Synapto

Research -

Hacking Alzheimer’s

Undergrads’ System Could Speed Up Diagnosis, Improve Treatment

Robo Raven
Robo Raven

Research -

Feathers Not Included

Doctoral Student Helps Create Robotic Bird With Revolutionary Wing-Flapping Ability

Five to Thrive

Campus & Community -

Five to Thrive

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

Lefty Driesell

Athletics -

Lefty Driesell Enshrined in Naismith Hall of Fame

Famed Coach Honored With Other Basketball Greats

Cynthia Edmunds

People -

Beyond “Us vs. Them”

Interim Chief Diversity Officer Advocates for Vibrant, Inclusive Campus

NextNOW Fest
NextNOW Fest

Arts & Culture -

NextNOW Wows

Two-Night Festival Celebrates Performing Arts at Maryland, in Community

Anne Arundel Hall

Campus & Community -

UMD Holds Steady on U.S. News Rankings

Influential Listing Has Maryland No. 22 Among Best Public Universities

NextNOW Fest

Arts & Culture -

“Human Library” Puts New Face on Learning at NextNOW Fest

Campus Arts Celebration to Feature 50+ Performances

Call for Anti-Harassment Policies in Science

People -

Researchers Call for Anti-Harassment Policies in National Science Community

UMD Professor Among 6 to Sign Letter in Magazine

Wind farm

Research -

How the Desert Could Bloom

Large Wind, Solar Farms in Sahara Could Boost Rainfall, Researchers Find

Biowall

Campus & Community -

Bundle of Fund

$400K Available for Projects Promoting Environmental Sustainability on Campus

Traffic

Research -

Even Flow

UMD App Aims to Tame Traffic for All

Flag

Campus & Community -

UMD Recognized as “Best of the Best” LGBTQ-Friendly College

Ranking Reflects Efforts to Make Campus More Inclusive

Harvard gate

People -

Op/Ed: People Are More Than SAT Scores

Education Professor Says Harvard Treats Asian-American Applicants as Individuals

Year of Immigration

Campus & Community -

“Year of Immigration” Fosters Conversation, Community

UMD Announces Initiative to Explore Urgent Issues

Damon Evans

Athletics -

“Continue to Support Our Kids”

Evans Vows to Protect Player Safety, Defends Value of College Sports

Water sampling

Research -

NSF Awards UMD $3M to Launch Global STEWARDS Program

Graduate Trainees Will Advance Sustainable Food, Energy, Water Systems

Disinformation

People -

Running Against Interference

Journalism Scholar to Help Develop Method to Detect, Deter Russian Propaganda

Pocomoke Building

Campus & Community -

Police Investigate Weekend Hate-Bias Incidents

Students Report Anti-Semitic, -LGBT Acts in 2 Residence Halls

UMDashboards

Campus & Community -

Dashboard Professional

New Digital Tool Shows Administrative Big Picture

Maryland vs. Texas

Athletics -

Terps Come Back to Top #23 Texas, 34–29

McNair Honored With Moment of Silence, Empty Spot on Field for 1st Offensive Play

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