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Purple Fridge in a UMD dining hall

- Campus & Community

Freezing Out Food Allergies

Dining Services Adds Appliances to Protect Students at Risk of Reactions

UMD President Wallace D. Loh holds a resolution with state Sen. Jim Rosapepe

- Campus & Community

Lauding Loh’s ‘Vision ... Decisiveness ... Courage’

Maryland House, Senate Issue Proclamations on UMD President’s Decade of Service

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi rips up her copy of President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech after Trump's remarks on Tuesday.

- Research

Op/ed: Snubs of the Union?

In Light of Declined Handshake and Shredded Speech, Researchers Suggest Americans Don’t Agree on Civility in Politics

Screengrabs from “Little Women,” “Parasite,” “The Irishman” and “1917”

- Arts & Culture

Oscars’ Identity Problems

Academy Loves Old-Fashioned Movie—Maybe Too Much, Says Film Studies Professor

Lost class ring found.

- People

Banded Together

1954 Alum Reunited with Long-Lost Class Ring

University Health Center image

- Campus & Community

Vigilance Against Coronavirus

University Health Center Chief Talks About Steps to Keep Campus Safe

Professor Dan Lathrop examines the 3-meter steel sphere he uses in simulations of the Earth's "geodynamo."

- Research

As the World Turns

Audacious Experiment to Understand Earth’s Magnetic Shield is Getting an Overhaul

Collage of athletes/coachs: Elizabeth Hopkins, Erika Pritchard, Kiani Profit, Abigail Schmidt, Dottie McKnight, Irene Knox, Sandy Worth, Virunpat Olankikunchai, Ginny Bowen and Bonnie Bernstein

- Athletics

10 Female Heroes of Maryland Sports

Athletics Campaign Highlights Coaches, Athletes, Leaders to Celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Group photo in front of bus from #NowATerp tour
Group photo in front of bus from #NowATerp tour

- Campus & Community

#NowATerp Tour Delivers Good News

Instant Parties Break Out as UMD Officials, Band, Cheerleaders Share Admission Letters to UMD

Illustration of blue sky with Eiffel Tower, pyramid, plane/plane tickets and passport, buildings and mountains

- Campus & Community

‘Abroad’en Your Thinking

Today’s Fair Points Students to Overseas Academic Opportunities

Chelsey Green (seated second from right, front row) plays her viola in support of Lizzo, whose performance opened the Jan. 26 Grammy Awards broadcast.

- Arts & Culture

Alum Has Grammys on a String

Boundary-Breaking Violist Performs Behind Lizzo

Colorful image illustrating turbulence

- Research

Mixed-up Answers

From Cloud Metamorphoses to Milk Swirls in Your Coffee, New Mathematical Proof Helps Explain Laws of Turbulence

Collage of screengrabs from Super Bowl ads: Baby Mr. Peanut, Bill Murray, John Krasinski, Rachel Dratch and Chris Evans, and Lil Nas X

- Arts & Culture

Scoring the Super Bowl Ads

Which Commercials Popped—and Which Flopped? 3 Marketing Experts Break Them Down

Papers flying around bars

- Research

Access Agility

Sociology Professor Pivots From Publishers to Politicians to Ensure Free Flow of Information

Illustration of smiling globe surrounded by images of a battery, plant, trashcan and recycle symbol

- Campus & Community

Know Before You Throw

Prep for RecycleMania—Try Your Aim With This Quiz

Illustration of leaves on a purple background

- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive

Tips for Workplace Success


- Research

Is Earth Losing a Key Buffer Against Climate Change?

UMD-led Team Produces Detailed Maps of Rising Ocean Acidity Since 1750

UMD students stand near a fence separating the U.S. and Mexico

- Campus & Community

Border Lines

Winter Class Gets ‘Chilling’ In-Person View of Daily Life on U.S.-Mexico Border

E-bike screengrab
E-bike screengrab

- Research

E-Bikes That Go the Distance

Clark School Student Designs Travel 125 Miles on a Charge, Topping Commercially Available Models

Large sundial on UMD campus

- Research

Funding Rises for UMD’s Key Federal Partners

New FY20 Appropriations at NIH, NASA, DOE, Others Support Research, Student Aid

Bearden's "The Family"

- Arts & Culture

An Activist’s Art

New Exhibit Highlights Romare Bearden’s Work Seeking Social Change

Tanay Wakhare teaches in a classroom

- People

Math, Computer Science Major Wins Churchill Scholarship

National Award to Send Widely Published Senior to Cambridge for Master’s

Maryland Quantum Alliance group shot

- Research

UMD Convenes Alliance to Accelerate Quantum ‘Ecosystem’

Regional Partners Include Universities, National Labs, Businesses

Screen shot of Michael Locksley
Screen shot of Michael Locksley

- Athletics

Maryland Football, ‘Unlocked’

New Docuseries Gives Fans Behind-the-Scenes Look at Team Leading Up to Spring Game

Illustration of woman riding an e-scooter

- Campus & Community

Smooth Operators

Think You Know E-scooter Safety? Take Our Quiz


- Campus & Community

Adding Neuroscience? It Was a No-brainer

New Multi-college Major Debuting This Fall Finds High Demand


- Research

$500K Mellon Grant to Support Study of Evolution of Identity in African Diaspora in U.S.

Project Includes Research Seminars, Museum Events and Social Media Outreach

People clap, smile and shake hands at COE/PGCPS event

- Campus & Community

UMD, Prince George’s Schools Sign Partnership Focused on K–12 Improvement

Pact Includes Teacher, Leadership Training, Problem-Solving Strategies

Man tosses pizza dough in the Hall CP

- Campus & Community

Getting the Hall Rolling

New Discovery District Venue to Combine the Creative and Culinary

Rendering of Soccer Stadium

- Athletics

‘Building Champions’

Athletics Kicks Off Effort to Upgrade Seven Facilities

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