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Head Coach Cathy Reese celebrates women's lacrosse title

- Athletics

Cathy Reese Named National Coach of the Year in Women’s Lacrosse

We’ve Got the Sticking Points on How as Player, Then Coach, She’s Taken Team to NCAA Titles

trash gif

- Campus & Community

Refuse Reborn

Trash to Treasure Program Collects Estimated 25 Tons of Recyclable, Reusable Goods

Astronaut carrying moon mirror

- Research

Mirrors on the Moon

50 Years After Apollo 11 Landing, UMD Experiment Continues to Provide Physics Answers

Solo holds trophy

- Athletics

Op/ed: Solo Battle

Former U.S. Goalkeeper Who Spearheaded Fight for Equal Pay in Soccer Isn’t Stopping Now

Japanese beetles eat leaves

- Research

Meet the Beetles

"The Bug Guy" Explains Population Surge in Creepy Critters, Along With Fireflies

beehives near rapeseed field

- Research

Bee Diverse

Research Suggests Less Varied Crops, More Pollinator Dependence Threaten Food Security

a photo illustration

- Research

Mellon Foundation Awards $2.8M for Research, Digitization in Humanities

Grants to Expand Programs in Black Digital Humanities, Persian and Arabic Digitization

viruses

- Research

Researchers' Virus Discovery Could Help Fight Autoimmune Disease

New Study Is First to Reveal How a Common Pathogen Evades Antibodies in Immune System

VR violin performance

- Arts & Culture

Four Strings Around the [Virtual] World

Immersive Digital Settings Form Backdrop for Violin Professor's Performances

Hamilton musical number

- Arts & Culture

Historian: "Hamilton" the Ultimate Teachable Moment

Professor Travels Country Parsing Popular Musical’s Merits

Children reading

- Campus & Community

Reaching Young Readers

Student Leads Effort to Launch Saturday Literacy Program for Elementary Schoolers

main admin building on mall

- Campus & Community

Loh Addresses Accreditation Decision

Letter to Campus Cites Improvements, Expectation of Meeting Compliance Standards

Mars' moons Phobos and Deimos

- Research

UMD-led Team Awarded $7.3M to Study Moons, Asteroids for Future Human Exploration

Team One of Eight Selected to Participate in NASA Program

Still from rooftop farming video
Still from rooftop farming video

- Research

Rooftop Farming, Elevated

Researchers, Urban Farm Team Up to Grow Produce Through Tech

"Does It Fart?" cover art

- People

A Whiff of a Bestseller?

New Book Introduces Kids to Animal Science—Through Flatulence

Exterior of Knight Hall

- Campus & Community

With $25K Gift, Tribune Thanks Merrill College for Sharing Bureau After Shootings

Annapolis Newspaper Staff Worked From Site for Nearly a Year

Stonewall riot

- People

Stonewall at 50

Watershed Moment in Gay Rights Movement Still Resonates, Expert Says

Muffy Blake Stephyns in "Queen of the Capital" documentary

- Arts & Culture

Crowning an "Empress"

Merrill College Lecturer’s New Documentary Opens Door on D.C. Drag Community

Students walking/biking in front of Kirwan Hall

- Campus & Community

Employee Engagement Rises, Thriving Workplace Survey Finds

Results Show Link Between Program Participation, Engagement

Aileen Cole, army nurse

- Research

A Start to Healing

One hundred years ago, the flu pandemic had an unexpected side effect: a civil rights breakthrough for black nurses. In a new book, a UMD professor will tell their stories.

Poking a vial of vaccine

- Research

As Home Remedies Rise, So Does Distrust of Flu Vaccine

Public Health Researchers Explore Racial Disparities, Similarities in Vaccination Rates

Gene Ferrick and Joann Prosser move into their new home

- Campus & Community

Moving Closer

City-University Partnership Homeownership Program Passes 50-Sale Milestone

Girls use power tools at M-Power Tools summer camp

- Campus & Community

Tools to Empower Future Engineers

New Camp Gets Girls Excited About Field With Intro to Saws, Sanders and Drills

Bees

- Research

Bee Wary: UMD-backed Study Finds Colony Losses Exceed 40%

Researchers Call for Greater Understanding of Pollinators’ Problems

Clothes for rent gif

- Research

Will Renting a Shirt or Sofa Save the Planet?

Business Expert Explains Gap Between Retailers, Customers, Sustainability Goals

Mural being painted

- Arts & Culture

Colors of a Community

Graduate Class Joins Hyattsville Community on New Mural

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


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

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