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Elkins Building

Athletics -

Regents to Hear Results of McNair Investigation

Sept. 21 Meeting to Cover Inquiry into Football Player’s Death

Forests

Research -

Gone Forever

Permanent Land-Use Changes Cause 1/4 of Global Forest Loss, Research Shows

Capital Gazette

Campus & Community -

UMD to Memorialize Capital Gazette Shooting Victims

Athletics, Merrill College to Dedicate Room, Press Seat and Create Writing Competitions

E-cigarette

Research -

Flavors of Addiction

Study Finds Sweet E-cigarettes May Be Gateway to Tobacco Addiction for Young Adults

BlacKkKlansman

Arts & Culture -

Dressed in Time

Spike Lee Turns to MFA Grad to Costume His Casts

Hurricane Florence

Campus & Community -

Hurricanes: The New Normal?

As Florence Heads Farther From Maryland, Hurricane Expert Talks About Preparedness

Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center

Campus & Community -

Discover a Nook, Hit the Books

New Website IDs Quiet Areas for Study, Reflection, Relaxation

Benjamin Building

People -

“Teacher of Teachers” Helps Prepare Next Generation of Educators

$1.75M Gift to Support Scholarships in College of Education

Solar panels

Research -

Report: Jurisdictions, Businesses, Universities Make Progress on Climate Change

Despite U.S. Moves to Leave Paris Agreement, Commitment “Within Striking Distance”

Fraying

People -

Op/Ed: Our Shared Reality Is Fraying

Psychology Professor Arie Kruglanski Explains the Importance of Truth to Maintaining Society

Tight and Loose Cultures

Research -

Q&A: Balancing Act

Psychologist Michele Gelfand Explains the Dangers of Cultures That Are Too “Tight” or “Loose”

Convocation

Campus & Community -

Convocation to Honor Faculty, Staff Accomplishments

Clark School Dean Among 19 Awardees

Screenshot from GoFundMe

People -

Fundraising Effort for Student Killed in Crash Exceeds $100K

Four Fraternity Brothers Also Injured

Mary Gossett

People -

Maryland Remembers Life, Impact of Mary Gossett

Lifelong Fan, Donor Supported Athletics, Other Units Across Campus

Hurricane Florence

Campus & Community -

UMD Prepares for Effects of Hurricane Florence

Officials Tracking Storm, Not Expecting Evacuations

Synapto
Synapto

Research -

Hacking Alzheimer’s

Undergrads’ System Could Speed Up Diagnosis, Improve Treatment

Robo Raven
Robo Raven

Research -

Feathers Not Included

Doctoral Student Helps Create Robotic Bird With Revolutionary Wing-Flapping Ability

Bald Eagle

Research -

Helping Bald Eagles Soar

With Decades of Research, Scientist Helps Save National Symbol

WellTrack

Campus & Community -

On the Well Track

Counseling Center Adds Five Positions, Self-Help App

Philippines call center

People -

Essay: Dialed In

Professor Examines How the Philippines Rebrands Itself as World’s Call Center Capital

Cynthia Edmunds

People -

Beyond “Us vs. Them”

Interim Chief Diversity Officer Advocates for Vibrant, Inclusive Campus

NextNOW Fest
NextNOW Fest

Arts & Culture -

NextNOW Wows

Two-Night Festival Celebrates Performing Arts at Maryland, in Community

Anne Arundel Hall

Campus & Community -

UMD Holds Steady on U.S. News Rankings

Influential Listing Has Maryland No. 22 Among Best Public Universities

Five to Thrive

Campus & Community -

Five to Thrive

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

Lefty Driesell

Athletics -

Lefty Driesell Enshrined in Naismith Hall of Fame

Famed Coach Honored With Other Basketball Greats

Wind farm

Research -

How the Desert Could Bloom

Large Wind, Solar Farms in Sahara Could Boost Rainfall, Researchers Find

NextNOW Fest

Arts & Culture -

“Human Library” Puts New Face on Learning at NextNOW Fest

Campus Arts Celebration to Feature 50+ Performances

Call for Anti-Harassment Policies in Science

People -

Researchers Call for Anti-Harassment Policies in National Science Community

UMD Professor Among 6 to Sign Letter in Magazine

Traffic

Research -

Even Flow

UMD App Aims to Tame Traffic for All

Flag

Campus & Community -

UMD Recognized as “Best of the Best” LGBTQ-Friendly College

Ranking Reflects Efforts to Make Campus More Inclusive

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