Saturday, July 11, 2020
Produced by the Office of Strategic Communications

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- Campus & Community

Homecoming Happenings

Comedy, Crabs and College Football—a Breakdown of This Week’s Events

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- Research

Reflecting Success

As Nats Fight to Pull Off World Series Upset, Smith Professor Explains Impact on D.C.


- Campus & Community

Costume Consideration

Points to Ponder on Cultural Appropriation and Its Impact

Alexander MacLeod, a doctoral student in Environmental Science & Technology, catches yellow perch for study.

- Research

Bellweather for the Bay

Research Aims to Uncover Problems Leading to Decline of Chesapeake’s Yellow Perch

25 at 25 with illustrations of a crab, paper airplane, trophy, books, lightbulb, graduation cap, globe and ice cream cone

- Campus & Community

College Park Scholars Celebrates a Quarter Century With 25 Fast Facts

Living-Learning Program Debuts Custom Dairy Ice Cream Flavor Today

Georgina Dodge

- People

‘Be Here Now’

New VP for Diversity and Inclusion Brings Background and Balance to Role

The White House

- Research

Critical Issues Poll: U.S. Public Opinion Shifting on Impeachment

Poll Also Finds Split in Attitudes on Middle East Policies

Mural on brick wall above Nando's Peri-Peri showing a yellow flower and a terrapin outline on a red, black and white background

- Arts & Culture

A Natural Fit

New Mural Enlivens Downtown Facade

Gold mining pit

- Research

High Price of Gold

Graduate Student Studies Ways to Help Amazon Forest Heal After Mining Devastation

Crowd of people

- Research

New Insights Into American Diversity

Researchers Aim to Paint a More Accurate Picture of Ethnic, Racial Groups Across the Nation

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- Research

Emotional Benefits of Coming Out at Work

Research Looks at Impact of Concealing or Revealing Sexual Identity in the Workplace

Spiro T. Agnew

- Campus & Community

‘Nattering Nabobs’ and Other Nuggets From Agnew, Now Digitized

University Libraries Expands Archives of Audio Recordings From Former Vice President’s Speeches, Press Conferences

James R. Clapper '63 speaks at a podium

- People

Former National Intelligence Director James R. Clapper ’63 Named Commencement Speaker

UMD ROTC Graduate, Retired General Has Become Author, Commentator on U.S. Policy

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- Campus & Community

Lighting the Night Against Abuse

CARE Event Highlights Healthy Relationship Behaviors

A black-legged tick glows in fluorescent hues in a microscope image.

- Research

Tracking Tick Infections in 3-D

Innovative Models Allow Study of How Pathogens Invade Vasculature, Tissues

UMD students, faculty and staff volunteer at Good Neighbor Day 2019, removing invasive plant species near Lake Artemesia.

- Research

Do Good Institute Report: Philanthropy in U.S. May Face Harder Times

Young Adults Reach Milestones Later, Give and Volunteer Less

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- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive 10/21/2019

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

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- Research

Info for All

Libraries’ Open Access Publishing Fund Seeks to Make UMD Research Available to Public

Kirwan gives a presentation

- Research

New UMD-Post Poll Finds Strong Support for Increasing State Education Spending

Results Show Majority of Maryland Residents Favor Kirwan Commission Proposal

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- Athletics

Tunnel Vision

New Team Entrance Honors Longtime Supporter of Maryland Athletics

Hornbake Plaza

- Campus & Community

Title IX Office to Report to Diversity Vice President

Georgina Dodge, a Former Title IX Coordinator, Seeks to Evaluate and Strengthen Services 

Bennu asteroid

- Research

Dust in the (Solar) Wind

Engineering Researcher’s Study of Asteroid Surfaces Could Safeguard Future Space Missions

Lactation room

- Campus & Community

Feeding a Need

Survey Assessing Campus’ Lactation Facilities

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- Research

Dangerous Disparity

New Research Shows Heavy Drinking Risks for Sexual Minority Women

Mwenso and the Shakes photo

- Arts & Culture

The Sights and Sounds of Harlem at 100

Michael Mwenso and the Shakes Bring Back the Harlem Renaissance at The Clarice

A red-shirted farmer walks through a partially cut cornfield

- Research

Op/Ed: Provide for Farmers, So They Can Continue to Provide for Us

Agriculture and Natural Resources Dean Advocates Actions, Policies to Shield Farming Population from Rising Difficulties

Three boys walk down the stairs of a school

- Research

X’ing Out Exclusion

NIH Awards $1.67M for Research on Promoting Diverse Friendships, Reducing Bias in Childhood

Illustration of African American man being kidnapped. The illustration reads, "Anti-Slavery Almanac. A Northern Freeman Enslaved by Northern Hands."

- Arts & Culture

The Other Slave Trade

Professor’s New Book Chronicles Story of Northern Boys Kidnapped Into Slavery and Their Journey Home

Illustration of a hand holding a smartphone with several other hands holding apps around it

- Research

For App Developers, Bad Behavior Doesn’t Pay

Research Finds Delaying Informed Consent on User Data Turns Off Customers

Two students enter the Lockheed Martin Challenge Box

- Campus & Community

Unlocking the Door to (Job) Opportunity

Aspiring Computer Scientists, Engineers Line Up for Shot at Lockheed Martin’s Challenge Box

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