All Stories

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Campus & Community -

Your Guide to Fun in College Park

Partnership’s Newsletter Lays Out Options for Week Ahead

Jason Williams

People -

Making a Splash, and a Maryland Promise

Barrier-breaking Former UMD Diver Creates Scholarship for Incentive Awards Students

Brett Kavanaugh

People -

Op/Ed: Unequal Justice

Who Qualifies as Sexual Predator? Lecturer Points to Double Standard

City Hall

Campus & Community -

City, UMD to Redevelop City Hall Site for Campus, Community Uses

City to Host Meeting Tonight to Solicit Ideas, Feedback

Engineering Lab

Research -

Solid Foundation for Research

New Engineering Labs to Improve Materials Testing, Give Concrete Canoe Team and Others a Competitive Edge


Research -

Cut Off From Care

Education Researcher Explains Effects of Border Separations on Children

Jordan Boyd-Graber on "Jeopardy!"

People -

What Is … a Research-Inspired Route to “Jeopardy!”?

Professor Developing AI Question-Answer System to Compete on Game Show

Wedding cake

Research -

The Dark Side of a Dropping Divorce Rate

Sociologist Finds Marriage Increasingly Limited to Educated, Affluent

Disaster Games
Disaster Games

Research -

Disaster Recovery Games

Researchers Use Simulation to Study Infrastructure Recovery

Hurricane Florence

Campus & Community -

Student Eye on the Storms

UMD Weather Members Offer Forecasts With Flair

Science on Tap

Research -

First Draft

“Science on Tap” Gives Research a Buzz

0.5 Downhill “Race”

Campus & Community -

Happy Families

Event-Packed Family Weekend Draws 7,000

Five to Thrive

Campus & Community -

Five to Thrive

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

Elkton Hall

Campus & Community -

UMD Relocates Students After Mold Found Throughout Elkton Hall

Aggressive Remediation Plan Under Way to Clean Building

Jim Henson statue

People -

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Jim Henson’s Time as a Terp

On Muppet Maker’s Birthday, Take a Seat—and a Pic

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Athletics -

University Commits to Follow McNair Report Recommendations

Findings Detail Timeline, Missteps Before Football Player’s Death

First Look Fair
First Look Fair

Campus & Community -

Look Back at First Look

Thousands Flock to Festival of Student Clubs, Organizations


Research -

“Toxic Soup” Follows Florence

Professor Talks Post-Hurricane Health Challenges

Tamer Bannourah ’20

Campus & Community -

Map Quest

How a Student Fought Sweat, Suspicion and Vast Distances to Help You Navigate Campus

First Look Fair

Campus & Community -

Your Guide to the First Look Fair

We Help Map Out Where to Find Your Niche at Club, Organization Bonanza

Roots Home & Abroad

Campus & Community -

Student Group Takes “Roots” in Haiti

Architecture Staffer Works With Club to Provide Sustainable Solutions in Hometown


Research -

“Molecular Scissors” for Food Security

$1.1M NSF Grant Supports Work to Improve Gene Editing Technology for Crops

Uneasy Inheritance

Research -

Uneasy Inheritance

Newly Discovered Brain Pathway Could Explain Why Anxious Parents Often Have Anxious Kids

Applause Café

Campus & Community -

A New Round for Applause

Student-Designed Furniture Rounds Out Café Renovation

“The Triumph of Isabella”

Arts & Culture -

“Triumph” of Collaboration

Graduate Students Bring to Life 400-year-old Pageant Artwork

Glenn Weiss ’83 and Jan Svendsen

People -

Terp Cheered as Biggest Winner at Emmys

Director Accepts Award, Proposes to Girlfriend


Research -

In Search of Other Earths

Astronomer Co-authors National Report on Strategy to Study Far-off Planets

Community-Police Dream Team

Campus & Community -

Net Gains

CP Dream Team’s Basketball Game Connects Kids, Police


Campus & Community -

Tornado Warning Issued as Storms Sweep Through College Park

Decision to Send Alert Questioned, Defended

Ritchie Coliseum

Campus & Community -

Ritchie Coliseum Open as Shelter for Florence Evacuees

Red Cross, State Partner on Hurricane Relief Effort

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