Saturday, July 11, 2020
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Two women's legs, colored pink, crossed around a man's legs, colored blue, as they read the newspaper

- Campus & Community

Remembering a Residential Revolution

Terps Look Back on 50th Anniversary of UMD’s First Co-ed Hall

yellow thrive art

- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive 9/30/2019

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

Surrounded by off-target golf balls, viticultural specialist Joe Fiola '86 of University of Maryland Extension examines grape vines planted at the Poolesville Golf Course in Montgomery County, Md.

- Research

Golf Balls and Grapevines

Extension, Montgomery County Golf Plant Vineyard to Help Prepare Aspiring Winemakers

Crazy quantum computing illustration

- Research

‘Supreme’ Achievement in Quantum?

UMD Quantum Computer Science Expert Weighs In on Claims Google Has Passed a Major Milestone in Field

Anton Schill (Sam Intrater ’22), left, and Claire (Denisse Peñaflor ’20), right, reunite in Güllen in a staging of "The Visit" at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

- Arts & Culture

Fresh Absurdity

‘The Visit’ Tells Timeless Story of Democracy Gone Amok

Maryland Quidditch player getting tackled at practice

- Campus & Community

Harry Potter, Shoved Aside

Maryland Quidditch Takes Game From Flying Fantasy to Serious Sport

Illustration of a spilled bottle of pills next to a bottle of prenatal vitamins and a book about what to expect when you're expecting

- Research

Research to Investigate Effects of Fetal Exposure to Opioids

UMD-led Study Part of NIH Initiative to Solve U.S. Opioid Crisis

Animation of illustrated woman trying on different clothes, with a closet in the background and a pile of clothes on the right

- Research

Fashion Rental Companies Could Help Save the Planet. There’s a Catch.

Management Expert Explains What It Will Take to Reduce Garment Industry’s Footprint

U.S. Capitol building with American flag

- Research

UMD Expert to Senate: Stronger Response to Domestic Terror Needed

START Director Urges Committee to Improve Data Collection, Embrace Rehabilitation Programs

Stills from "Survivor" of Noura Salman '04 and Chelsea Walker '13

- People

From Maryland to Marooned

Two Alums Compete on New Season of ‘Survivor’

Illustration of food in a heart-shaped bowl

- Campus & Community

Survey Finds Food Insecurity Among Terps

With New Gifts, Campus Pantry Plans Major Expansion to Serve Community

Teaching assistant Alekhya Lingireddy teaches a telecommunications course in the new Juniper Lab located in A.V. Williams room 1442.

- Campus & Community

Telecommunications, With a Parachute

New Juniper Networks Lab Lets Students Experiment Safely

Mike Sorokin and Galen Stetsyuk wearing VR masks

- Research

An Rx for VR Nausea?

Two Terps Take on Virtual Reality’s Big Bugaboo

Image from "The Boondocks"

- People

Deep in ‘The Boondocks’

Twenty Years Later, Alum’s Comic Creation Still Hits Hard—and Prepares for Revival on HBO

A burned area of the Amazon rainforest

- Research

Guardians of the Rainforest

Expert on Deforestation, Indigenous Peoples Says Policies, Mindsets Must Change as Fires Rage On

Young people hold protest signs at climate strike in DC

- Research

Atmosphere of Change

UMD Sociologist Takes Temperature of D.C. Climate Strike

Student tosses beanbag in game of cornhole

- Campus & Community

Celebrating in the Park(ing Lot)

Students Observe Landscape Architecture Holiday With Pop-up Urban Green Space

Bird in the rain

- Research

Riding Out the Storm … But Not Climate Change

Study Looks at Coastal Birds’ Resilience to Hurricanes

Illustration of leaves on a purple background

- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive 9/23/2019

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

Woman walking in front of murals in storefront windows

- Arts & Culture

Windows on Local Art

Installation Brightens Empty Storefront on Block Soon to Make Way for New City Hall

LINER galaxy turns into quasar

- Research

Galactic Alter Ego

UMD-led Study Captures Six Galaxies Undergoing Sudden, Dramatic Transitions

Indoor practice facility at Cole Field House

- Campus & Community

Nearing Cole’s Next Goal

Practice Fields, Center for Brain Health and Human Performance, Entrepreneurship Space All to Come

Still from "Downton Abbey" movie, showing Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Talbot dancing with Matthew Goode as Henry Talbot

- Arts & Culture

A Return to ‘Downton’

Period Drama Expert Analyzes Show’s Tip-top Transition to the Multiplex

A view of “[Un]Common Collections” gallery

- Arts & Culture

Collecting Call

Driskell Center Exhibit Highlights Breadth of African American Art

Robot surgery on dummy
Robot surgery on dummy

- Research

Could a Robotic Surgical Assistant Join the Ambulance Crew?

Engineer’s Device Aims to Help Keep Patients Alive En Route to Hospital

Student working at Terp Farm

- Campus & Community

Five Sustainability Fund Projects That Changed UMD

$300K in Grants Available This Year for Innovative Ideas

Collage of illustrated portraits of 21 outstanding UMD faculty and staff to be honored at the 36th annual Convocation today.

- Campus & Community

Words of Honor

Convocation to Celebrate 21 Outstanding Faculty, Staff Members. Meet Them All Here.

Rendering of IDEA Factory building as seen from Stadium Drive

- Campus & Community

Building Toward Invention

Construction to Start on IDEA Factory This Winter

Cy Keener hangs art exhibit in Rockville, Md.

- Arts & Culture

A Cold, Hard Act

Art Installation to Illustrate Climate Change Unexpectedly Disrupted—by Climate Change Itself

Yellow trophy illustration

- Campus & Community

Faculty and Staff Accolades

A Roundup of Recent Awards and Accomplishments

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