Saturday, July 11, 2020
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- Research

External Research Awards Rise to Record $570 Million

Federal Support, Dynamic Faculty, Strength in Quantum and AI Cited as Factors

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- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive 10/14/2019

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success


- Research

Turning Up the Heat on Wildfires

Two Fire Protection Engineering Projects Aim to Make it Hard on Flames That Threaten Communities

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- Campus & Community

Testudo Event Calls for Tag Teams

Take a Peek at Tomorrow’s Scavenger Hunt Clues

Rainbow hands in the shape of a butterfly

- Research

Inclusive Care

Center to Focus on Improving Mental Health Among LGBTQ+ Communities

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- Research

Making Space

Student Project That Balances Housing Need With Conservation Wins Planning Award

Punk rock-like photo illustration of John Davis ’99

- People

Hardcore Collector

Archivist Chronicles D.C. Punk Pandemonium

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- Research

$2.8M NIH Grant to Further Dementia Research

UMCP-UMB Study Examines Link Between Spine Injury, Cognitive Decline

A counterterrorism unit from the state of Lower Saxony conducts a training operation in Hanover, Germany in July.

- Research

START Report: Global Terrorism Fell in 2018

Annual Dataset Released; Partnership Announced to Distribute Database to Governments, Scholars, Others

Microscopy of macrophage

- Research

Infection Fighter Found

Discovery Reveals Preventive Power of Cells in Liver, Suggesting New Therapeutic Approaches

Rendering of exterior of new basketball practice facility next to Xfinity Center

- Athletics

Maryland Athletics Unveils Plans for Basketball Performance Center

Fundraising Campaign Launches for 60,000-Square-Foot Facility for Men’s, Women’s Teams

Alex Trebek and Steven Reich on the set of Jeopardy!

- People

From Local Trivia Nights to the Big Stage

Graduate Student Competes on ‘Jeopardy!’

University of Maryland UAS Test Site pilot Ryan Henderson shows residents of Dominica a drone he used in early 2018 to create imagery of damage following Hurricane Maria, which struck the island in 2017.

- Research

Map to Recovery

Engineer to Use Drone to Provide Images of Damage After Catastrophic Hurricane

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- People

Living On in Pink

Breast Cancer Foundation Started by Terp Makes Final Gift—to UMD Public Health Researchers

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- Research

University of Maryland Extension Takes on Rural Opioid Crisis

$1M Federal Grant Will Fund Education, Training to Combat Tragic Problem

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- Arts & Culture

An Exhibit for Viewers Like You

UMD Libraries Showcases 50 Years of Maryland Public Television

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- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive 10/7/2019

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

Fiona Jardine

- People

Information Pump

Doctoral Student Shares Lactation Research (Fast Yet Thoroughly!) for International Three Minute Thesis Competition


- Campus & Community

Turnout Turnaround

New Report Shows Student Voting at Maryland Doubled From 2014 to 2018 Elections

Ben Johns playing pickleball

- Campus & Community

A Fresh Game to Relish

With Help From Pickleball Pro, UMD Introduces New Intramural Sport

Students walking near the fountain on McKeldin Mall

- Campus & Community

UMD Names New Vice President of Student Affairs

Patricia ‘Patty’ A. Perillo Ph.D. ’02 Held Same Role at Virginia Tech

C. Leisure, who goes by the derby name AnnaHell Lee (center, green helmet), watches from the sidelines of a scrimmage at Michael & Son Sportsplex

- People

Terp Derby Athletes Take the Fast Track

Staffer, Graduate Student Clobber, Connect in Rockville League

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- Research

Men (Not) at Work

Research Suggests Rising Despair, Job Market Changes, Drugs Drive Labor Dropouts

Students participate in an MLaw class on impeachment of the president

- Campus & Community

To Impeach or Not to Impeach

Amid Real-World Drama, Class Examines Mueller Report and Impeachment Process

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- Campus & Community

6 Reasons to Stay Awake for the All Niter

Stamp Kicks Off the Spooky Season With Performances, a Party and Prizes

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- Campus & Community

Step Up for Walk Maryland Day

RecWell Hosts 3 Events—and Quizzes Your Walking Wonkiness

Destructive lanternflies, which threaten agriculture, have been spotted in Maryland, says entomology Professor Mike Raupp, aka "The Bug Guy."

- Research

The Lowdown on Lanternflies

Dark Days for Fruit Growers Could Follow Insect’s Spread, Bug Guy Says

Andrea Chamblee stands next to a photo of John McNamara in her home

- People

Navigating Grief, Widow of Mass Shooting Victim Finishes His Final Book

Andrea Chamblee ’83 Honors Reporter John McNamara ’83 by Entering World of D.C. High School Basketball, Taking up Gun Reform

Children in classroom

- Research

Dual Benefit of Language Immersion Programs?

U.S. Department of Education Awards $1.4M for UMD-Led Study of Cognitive, Reading Effects

Alyssa Thomas shoots against Tianna Hawkins

- Athletics

Op/Ed: The Home-Court Advantage of Mystics’ New Arena

Southeast D.C. Site, Now Hosting Part of WNBA Finals, Puts Focus on Community

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