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viruses

- Research

Researchers' Virus Discovery Could Help Fight Autoimmune Disease

New Study Is First to Reveal How a Common Pathogen Evades Antibodies in Immune System

VR violin performance

- Arts & Culture

Four Strings Around the [Virtual] World

Immersive Digital Settings Form Backdrop for Violin Professor's Performances

Hamilton musical number

- Arts & Culture

Historian: "Hamilton" the Ultimate Teachable Moment

Professor Travels Country Parsing Popular Musical’s Merits

Children reading

- Campus & Community

Reaching Young Readers

Student Leads Effort to Launch Saturday Literacy Program for Elementary Schoolers

main admin building on mall

- Campus & Community

Loh Addresses Accreditation Decision

Letter to Campus Cites Improvements, Expectation of Meeting Compliance Standards

Mars' moons Phobos and Deimos

- Research

UMD-led Team Awarded $7.3M to Study Moons, Asteroids for Future Human Exploration

Team One of Eight Selected to Participate in NASA Program

Still from rooftop farming video
Still from rooftop farming video

- Research

Rooftop Farming, Elevated

Researchers, Urban Farm Team Up to Grow Produce Through Tech

"Does It Fart?" cover art

- People

A Whiff of a Bestseller?

New Book Introduces Kids to Animal Science—Through Flatulence

Exterior of Knight Hall

- Campus & Community

With $25K Gift, Tribune Thanks Merrill College for Sharing Bureau After Shootings

Annapolis Newspaper Staff Worked From Site for Nearly a Year

Stonewall riot

- People

Stonewall at 50

Watershed Moment in Gay Rights Movement Still Resonates, Expert Says

Muffy Blake Stephyns in "Queen of the Capital" documentary

- Arts & Culture

Crowning an "Empress"

Merrill College Lecturer’s New Documentary Opens Door on D.C. Drag Community

Students walking/biking in front of Kirwan Hall

- Campus & Community

Employee Engagement Rises, Thriving Workplace Survey Finds

Results Show Link Between Program Participation, Engagement

Aileen Cole, army nurse

- Research

A Start to Healing

One hundred years ago, the flu pandemic had an unexpected side effect: a civil rights breakthrough for black nurses. In a new book, a UMD professor will tell their stories.

Poking a vial of vaccine

- Research

As Home Remedies Rise, So Does Distrust of Flu Vaccine

Public Health Researchers Explore Racial Disparities, Similarities in Vaccination Rates

Gene Ferrick and Joann Prosser move into their new home

- Campus & Community

Moving Closer

City-University Partnership Homeownership Program Passes 50-Sale Milestone

Girls use power tools at M-Power Tools summer camp

- Campus & Community

Tools to Empower Future Engineers

New Camp Gets Girls Excited About Field With Intro to Saws, Sanders and Drills

Bees

- Research

Bee Wary: UMD-backed Study Finds Colony Losses Exceed 40%

Researchers Call for Greater Understanding of Pollinators’ Problems

Mural being painted

- Arts & Culture

Colors of a Community

Graduate Class Joins Hyattsville Community on New Mural

Bo Peep, Joy, Mater and Kevin

- People

A Character Sketch

Animation Leader on "Toy Story 4" Explains Thinking Behind Some of Your Favorite Pixar Stars


Clothes for rent gif

- Research

Will Renting a Shirt or Sofa Save the Planet?

Business Expert Explains Gap Between Retailers, Customers, Sustainability Goals

Defensive back Vincent Flythe avoids a tackle during Jordan McNair Field Day

- Athletics

A Day of Remembering Jordan McNair

Football Players Mark Anniversary of Teammate’s Death With Community Service

Kelsie Challenger interacts with students at the Abigail D. Butscher School in Calaba Town, Sierra Leone

- Campus & Community

Professor Gives $1.15M to Support Experiences Abroad

Funds Will Boost School of Public Health’s Global Health Initiative

"Mushroom" sculpture

- Arts & Culture

"A Second Life and a Second Identity"

Art Professor’s Wood Sculptures Featured in New Smithsonian Gardens Exhibit

Screengrab from Volkswagen's "Hello Light" ad

- Research

Expert: VW’s New Ad Campaign Takes Thoughtful Journey From Scandal

"Hello Light" Confronts Wrongdoing, Embraces Heyday, Promises Innovative Future

View of Grand Canyon illustrating complex geological concept

- Research

Research: Glacial Sediments Greased the Gears of Plate Tectonics

New Study Highlights Connection Between Worldwide Glaciations, Sediments, Plate Tectonics

Illustration of flu viruses

- Research

UMD Joins Race to Produce Universal Flu Vaccine

NIH Awards Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine $3.1M to Solve Problem of Vaccine Failures

Children looking at X-rays through "Children Study Their World" curriculum

- Campus & Community

Object Lessons in Exploration and Learning

Preschool Curriculum Developed at UMD With State, Smithsonian to Roll Out to 200 Classrooms in Fall

Megalodon hanging in the Smithsonian

- Research

Face to Face With a Toothy Fossil

UMD Entomologist Helped Smithsonian Reconstruct Giant Prehistoric Shark in D.C. Museum Café

Satellite earth view

- Research

$175M NOAA Award to Expand UMD’s Role as Leader in Earth System Studies

New Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies Will Deepen Understanding of Human Interaction With Planet

Megan Taylor

- Athletics

Terp Takes Home Lacrosse’s Highest Honor

Taylor Becomes First Goalie to Win Tewaaraton Award

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