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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

MosquitoSphere test location in Burkina Faso

- Research

A Malaria-Fighting Fungus

Researchers Test Rapid Way to Kill Mosquitoes in Simulated West African Village

Destiny Elaine Floyd and her family celebrate at College Park Academy graduation

- Campus & Community

One for the Books at UMD-linked Charter School

College Park Academy Honors First Graduating High School Class

Students in Breakpoint Café

- Campus & Community

Breakpoint Café Opens in Brendan Iribe Center

In Fall, Dining Services to Make Café the First to Offer Custom Salads, Sandwiches

Sundial

- People

3 Alums Named University Foundation Trustees

Terps Elected to Help Advise President, Promote UMD

Phil Costa playing football for Maryland

- People

A New Kind of Playbook

Alum, 100+ Elite Athletes Offer Advice for Transitioning Out of Sports

McKeldin Library

- People

Veteran Library Administrator Named Dean of University Libraries

Adriene Lim Comes From University of Oregon; Will Focus on Efficiency and Service to Campus

Maryland women's lacrosse wins national championship

- Athletics

Women's Lacrosse Beats Boston College to Claim National Title

Win Gives Terps Their 15th Championship, and Fifth Under Head Coach Cathy Reese

Bloomberg speaks at commencement
Bloomberg speaks at commencement

- Campus & Community

Spring Commencement: Speaker Michael Bloomberg Encourages Grads to Put Fearless Ideas Into Action

Former Mayor, Philanthropist Gives $2.3M to UMD, Partner for Climate Study

Sunny skyline

- Research

A Cool Use for Wood

Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Buildings Material That Doubles as AC

Images from the 1969 Terrapin yearbook

- People

"The Year of Diversity, Rebellion, Contrast"

1969 Graduates Remember Historic Time of Protests, the Draft … and Streaking

Track and Field's Kameron Jones runs a race

- Athletics

Tracking Success

Record-breaking Track and Field Team Competes in NCAA East Regional

Yankee Stadium

- People

Out of the Park

Alum’s New Book Traces the Yankees' Role in Popular Culture

Graduation confetti

- Campus & Community

Spring 2019 Commencement by the Numbers

Graduation Celebrations Start Today; We Share the Stats Behind It

"Survivor Maryland" contestants sit around a fire pit during tribal council

- Campus & Community

Outwit, Outplay, Do Your Homework

How Students’ DIY Version of "Survivor" Has Gone Viral Online and to Other Campuses

Marijuana

- People

Growing Concerns

Full legalization of marijuana is often considered inevitable. But as the industry takes off, Terp entrepreneurs and academics alike are still wrestling with the implications.

Hawking signature on letter

- Research

Letters From a Science Giant

Auction of Notes by Stephen Hawking to Professor Emeritus Will Support New UMD Endowment

Women's lacrosse team defeats Denver

- Athletics

Terps Headed to 11th Straight Final Four

No. 1 Women’s Lacrosse Team Runs Past Denver, 17–8

Traffic light

- Research

Smart Signals, Safer Intersections

Researcher’s System Helps Drivers Bypass Yellow-Light Indecision

Maria hurrican

- Research

Tracking Maria's Toll

Study Finds Higher Death Count in Puerto Rico From Heart Disease, Other Causes Following Devastating Hurricane in Puerto Rico

Trophy illustration

- Campus & Community

Faculty and Staff Accolades

A Roundup of Recent Awards and Accomplishments

Bicycle Recycle illustration

- Campus & Community

Breaking a Cycle of Waste

DOTS Program Gives New Life to Unwanted Bikes

Jerome Quenum

- People

Guaranteed Connection

Medalist Honors Late Father With Career Pursuit as More Than 8,200 Terps Graduate Next Week

Vigil for victims of Sri Lankan Easter bombings

- Research

Op/Ed: Easter Attacks a "Game-Changing Event" in Sri Lanka

Professors Pinpoint 4 Underlying Causes, Say Bombings Signal ISIS Strength in Southeast Asia

Goodnight Moon

- Research

The Moon Is Shrinking, and It’s Setting Off Moonquakes

UMD Researcher Is Part of Team That Found Lunar Tectonic Plate Activity

Students hug at the Co-op

- Campus & Community

Doors Closing at the Food Co-op

Students, Alums Mark 44-Year Run of Vegetarian-Friendly Sandwich Shop

Students studying in the STEM Library

- Campus & Community

5 Study Tips to Slay Stress and Finish Strong in Finals

Say Yes to Balance, No to Distractions, Teaching and Learning Expert Advises

Bald eagle flying

- Research

Who’s Killing Eagles on the Eastern Shore?

Expert Who Helped Bring Bald Eagles Back From Brink Says Birds Were Targeted

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