Saturday, July 11, 2020
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The solar-powered Pride of Maryland, designed and built by students, shown here with then Vice President Al Gore, placed third in the 1990 GM Sunrayce USA.

- Campus & Community

Born to Sun

Clark School to Welcome Home a History-Making Solar Car

Jim Henson poses with Sam, the star of "Sam and Friends, in a car in front of his parents' University Park home.

- Arts & Culture

A Most Sensational, Inspirational, Celebrational, Muppetational Show

Exhibit Explores Jim Henson’s UMD Student Work

Thousands gather for the Silent Disc-Glo, a silent dance party in partnership with Student Entertainment Events, on Saturday during the 2019 NextNOW Fest.

- Arts & Culture

Another NextNOW Takes a Bow

Two-Day Festival Celebrating the Arts Welcomed Thousands

Janet Fofang portrait

- People

Roots of STEM

Engineering Educator Works to Bring Tech Education to Cameroon

Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic

- Campus & Community

Health Care (and Smiles) for All

Two-day Free Clinic Provided Free Dental, Wellness Services to More Than 1,000

Illustration of three stars on green background

- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive 9/16/2019

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

UMD wrestler Jaron Smith (left) prepares a vegetarian meal while Dining Services chef Dumar Brown (center) talks to series host Parick Keenan '19 in the latest "Terps vs. Pros" episode.
UMD wrestler Jaron Smith (left) prepares a vegetarian meal while Dining Services chef Dumar Brown (center) talks to series host Parick Keenan '19 in the latest "Terps vs. Pros" episode.

- Campus & Community

Wrestling With Food Waste

Dietetics Grad’s Latest YouTube Cooking Competition Episode Aims for Efficiency With Ingredients


- Research

Making ‘Smart Cells’ Smarter

UMD Researchers Enable Teams of Bacteria to Work Together Autonomously

Speech bubbles that say "Hola," "Guten tag," "Bonjour" and "Hi"

- Research

Gained in Translation

UMD Researchers Developing Translator System With Social Tact, AI Restraint

Students dancing at NextNOW Fest

- Arts & Culture

Five Can’t-Miss Features at NextNOW Fest 2019

Rock, Rap, Wrestling and Visual Poetry Among Highlights at Campus Arts Extravaganza

Woman walking with small children

- Research

Time to Choose

How Free Preschool, Longer School Days and Affordable Day Care Help Keep Moms in the Workforce

early-20th-century African American clubwomen

- Arts & Culture

Voting Fights

Exhibit Co-curated by UMD Professor Marks 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment

Image of police officer in VR app

- Research

Practice That’s No Game

UMD Researcher’s VR App Helps People With Autism Learn to Interact With Police

1926 aerial view of campus

- Campus & Community

Mapping MAC to UMD

Libraries’ New Interactive Site Tells Story of Campus’ Growth, Changes

Students explore at the First Look Fair in 2018

- Campus & Community

6 Tips to Finding Your Thing at First Look Fair

Two-Day Festival of Student Club, Organization Recruitment Returns

Member of UMD's Air Force ROTC detachment plants flags in front of Stamp

- Campus & Community

Waves of Remembrance

Flag Planting, Chapel Service Memorialize 9/11 Victims

Justin Lee photographing a snake

- People

Scales of Success

Undergrad IDs Two New Gecko Species, Just His Latest Reptilian Discovery

A drone flies in the night sky

- Research

‘Faster, Safer, Cheaper’

A woman’s lifesaving new kidney arrived by drone, and the nation’s transplant system may never be the same.

McKeldin Mall shot

- Campus & Community

U.S. News, WSJ Rank UMD Among Top Public Colleges

University Also Noted for Commitment to Veterans, Diversity, Living-Learning Communities

Illustrated Clarke station floats in space

- Research

Found in Space

How an 18-Year-Old Student Engineering Project Showed Up in a New Sci-Fi Book

Students in Upward Bound program study
Students in Upward Bound program study

- Campus & Community

‘Born With the Seeds of Greatness’

AAP Celebrates 50 Years of Supporting Underrepresented Students

Colored e-cigarettes

- Research

Up in Smoke

UMD Expert: Michigan’s Ban on Flavored E-cigarettes a ‘Good First Step’

Two students entering the iSchool

- Campus & Community

Major Gains

iSchool Undergrad Growth Spurs Expansion in Hornbake

Illustration of two coffee mugs

- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive 9/9/2019

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

A Brexit supporter waves a sign as he demonstrates on Parliament Square in London on Wednesday.

- Research

Exploring the Foundations of Prejudice

Research Finds Social Norms, Perceived Threats Influence Nationalism, Intolerance Around the World

Black and white close-up photo of young girl hugging mother

- Research

Treatment Together

Study Explores Benefits of Addressing Undiagnosed Parental ADHD For Children With the Disorder

Birchbox, Blue Apron boxes

- Research

Why ‘Disruptor’ Brands Are Booming—and What Role You Play in the Trend

UMD Marketing Expert Explains the Rise in Firms From Blue Apron to Warby Parker

Man walking past Lidl

- Campus & Community

Buyer’s Markets

With Lidl’s Opening, Options for Groceries in Greater College Park Keep Growing

Aerial photo of UMD campus

- Campus & Community

A Fearless Feat

UMD Exceeds $200M in Fundraising During Last Fiscal Year

Illustration of adviser in a laptop

- Campus & Community

Student Advising AMPs Up

New Data-driven Tool Launched to Improve Connections, Information Sharing

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