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Vaccination

- Research

A Faltering Shield Against Disease

Vaccine Expert Says Policy Changes Needed to Maintain Barriers Against Measles, Other Illnesses

Woman illustration

- Research

Op/Ed: Inequalities Persist on the Tenure Track

Professor Finds Climbing Professional Ladder Remains Challenging for Female Faculty on College Campuses

Computing diversity

- Campus & Community

UMD Launches Iribe Initiative for Inclusion and Diversity in Computing

Effort Supported by New $1M Gift From Brendan Iribe to Expand Programming to Students of All Genders and Backgrounds

Office Space screengrab with Jennifer Aniston, manager

- People

An Operational “Shift”

Alum’s Company Lowers Employee Turnover in Restaurants

Megan Taylor

- Athletics

Don’t Sell Her Short

Nation’s Best Goalie Is Lighthearted, But Her Success Is No Joke for Undefeated Women’s Lacrosse Team

Chuck Schwartz

- Campus & Community

Growth, Charted

As Thriving Workplace Survey Launches Today, Staff, Employees Reveal How Previous Results Have Helped Them Improve

Five to Thrive stars illustration

- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive 4/1/19

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

Missing Testudo

- Campus & Community

Pranks for the Memories

On April Fool’s Day, Our List of the 5 Best Pranks in Campus History

Campus Pollen

- Research

Earlier Spring Breezes May Bring More Sneezes

Changes in Season’s Onset Linked to Increasing Hay Fever Allergies Across U.S.

School of Public Health building

- Campus & Community

Projects Supporting LGBTQ Youth, Vaccinations Earn Gold

Two Winners Chosen at Gold Public Health Innovation Award Competition

Liz Lerman

- Arts & Culture

Saving and Sharing a Dance Legacy

University Libraries Awarded NEH Grant to Digitize Videos of Liz Lerman Dance Exchange

Aly Raisman

- People

Fiercely Motivated

Gymnast Aly Raisman Shares Story as Olympics Star, Voice for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Puzzle here

- Campus & Community

Brain Teasers—and Freezers

UMD Puzzlehunt Puts Terps' Problem-solving Skills to the (Clever) Tests

Barney Frank

- People

A Frank Discussion

Former Congressman Talks Economy, Political Career

Handbags

- Research

Deterring Counterfeit Handbags May Start With Shame

Marketing Professor Shows Promise in New Approach for Manufacturers

Self-driving car

- Research

Real-World Road Rules

Researchers Develop More Realistic Simulator to Test Self-Driving Cars

Robert Wiedmaier

- People

“We’re Not Just Selling Food, We’re Selling an Experience”

Terp Chef Behind D.C. Restaurant Group in Running for James Beard Award

Middle schoolers and parents

- Research

Parental Involvement a “Protective Factor” for Mental Health

Research Suggests Ways to Lessen Effects of Bullying on Middle Schoolers

Mother and baby

- Research

Researchers Tackle Infant Mortality in Maryland

Study for State Panel Aims to Understand Disparities, ID Useful Programs

Computer gif

- Campus & Community

Avoiding A Data Disaster

Spring Break IT Drill Highlights Tips for Saving Your Work

Shakira Austin

- Athletics

Women’s Basketball Falls to UCLA in NCAA Tournament

Terps’ Season Ends in Second Round With 85–80 Loss

Square

- Campus & Community

Experienced Diversity Advocate Named UMD’s First VP of Diversity and Inclusion

Georgina Dodge, Now at Bucknell, to Start New Role in June

Scratchy

- Research

Stigma as Stressor

Study Examines Daily Lives of People With Psoriasis

Airliners

- Research

An Unclear Course for Boeing

Business Expert Predicts “Soul-Searching” for Aircraft Manufacturer After Crashes

Shipping containers

- Research

Spotting Distant Threats

New Laser Method Uses “Avalanche Breakdown” to Detect Radioactive Material

Five to Thrive coffee illustration

- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive Week 23

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

Taylor Mikesell

- Athletics

Women’s Basketball Dominates Radford to Reach Second Round

Terps to Host UCLA Tonight; Men’s Team Out After LSU's Final-Seconds Score

Justin Alston and Andrew Saundry perform during TDPS Backwards

- Arts & Culture

Role Reversal

Performers Put Nontraditional Spin on Broadway, Hollywood Tunes

Basketball hoop

- Athletics

A Method to the March Madness

Professor Gives Advice on How to Avoid a Busted Bracket

Iribe Center

- People

Maryland Computing Milestones

How UMD Researchers and Entrepreneurs Helped Lay the Groundwork for the Past and Future of Computers

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