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C. Leisure, who goes by the derby name AnnaHell Lee (center, green helmet), watches from the sidelines of a scrimmage at Michael & Son Sportsplex

- People

Terp Derby Athletes Take the Fast Track

Staffer, Graduate Student Clobber, Connect in Rockville League

Ben Johns playing pickleball

- Campus & Community

A Fresh Game to Relish

With Help From Pickleball Pro, UMD Introduces New Intramural Sport

All Niter written on black background with pink polka dots

- Campus & Community

6 Reasons to Stay Awake for the All Niter

Stamp Kicks Off the Spooky Season With Performances, a Party and Prizes

Illustration of jobless man looking through door

- Research

Men (Not) at Work

Research Suggests Rising Despair, Job Market Changes, Drugs Drive Labor Dropouts

Students participate in an MLaw class on impeachment of the president

- Campus & Community

To Impeach or Not to Impeach

Amid Real-World Drama, Class Examines Mueller Report and Impeachment Process

Destructive lanternflies, which threaten agriculture, have been spotted in Maryland, says entomology Professor Mike Raupp, aka "The Bug Guy."

- Research

The Lowdown on Lanternflies

Dark Days for Fruit Growers Could Follow Insect’s Spread, Bug Guy Says

Andrea Chamblee stands next to a photo of John McNamara in her home

- People

Navigating Grief, Widow of Mass Shooting Victim Finishes His Final Book

Andrea Chamblee ’83 Honors Reporter John McNamara ’83 by Entering World of D.C. High School Basketball, Taking up Gun Reform

Illustration of boy walking

- Campus & Community

Step Up for Walk Maryland Day

RecWell Hosts 3 Events—and Quizzes Your Walking Wonkiness

Alyssa Thomas shoots against Tianna Hawkins

- Athletics

Op/Ed: The Home-Court Advantage of Mystics’ New Arena

Southeast D.C. Site, Now Hosting Part of WNBA Finals, Puts Focus on Community

Two women's legs, colored pink, crossed around a man's legs, colored blue, as they read the newspaper

- Campus & Community

Remembering a Residential Revolution

Terps Look Back on 50th Anniversary of UMD’s First Co-ed Hall

Children in classroom

- Research

Dual Benefit of Language Immersion Programs?

U.S. Department of Education Awards $1.4M for UMD-Led Study of Cognitive, Reading Effects

Crazy quantum computing illustration

- Research

‘Supreme’ Achievement in Quantum?

UMD Quantum Computer Science Expert Weighs In on Claims Google Has Passed a Major Milestone in Field

yellow thrive art

- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive 9/30/2019

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

Surrounded by off-target golf balls, viticultural specialist Joe Fiola '86 of University of Maryland Extension examines grape vines planted at the Poolesville Golf Course in Montgomery County, Md.

- Research

Golf Balls and Grapevines

Extension, Montgomery County Golf Plant Vineyard to Help Prepare Aspiring Winemakers

Maryland Quidditch player getting tackled at practice

- Campus & Community

Harry Potter, Shoved Aside

Maryland Quidditch Takes Game From Flying Fantasy to Serious Sport

Illustration of a spilled bottle of pills next to a bottle of prenatal vitamins and a book about what to expect when you're expecting

- Research

Research to Investigate Effects of Fetal Exposure to Opioids

UMD-led Study Part of NIH Initiative to Solve U.S. Opioid Crisis

Anton Schill (Sam Intrater ’22), left, and Claire (Denisse Peñaflor ’20), right, reunite in Güllen in a staging of "The Visit" at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

- Arts & Culture

Fresh Absurdity

‘The Visit’ Tells Timeless Story of Democracy Gone Amok

Teaching assistant Alekhya Lingireddy teaches a telecommunications course in the new Juniper Lab located in A.V. Williams room 1442.

- Campus & Community

Telecommunications, With a Parachute

New Juniper Networks Lab Lets Students Experiment Safely

Mike Sorokin and Galen Stetsyuk wearing VR masks

- Research

An Rx for VR Nausea?

Two Terps Take on Virtual Reality’s Big Bugaboo

Animation of illustrated woman trying on different clothes, with a closet in the background and a pile of clothes on the right

- Research

Fashion Rental Companies Could Help Save the Planet. There’s a Catch.

Management Expert Explains What It Will Take to Reduce Garment Industry’s Footprint

U.S. Capitol building with American flag

- Research

UMD Expert to Senate: Stronger Response to Domestic Terror Needed

START Director Urges Committee to Improve Data Collection, Embrace Rehabilitation Programs

Stills from "Survivor" of Noura Salman '04 and Chelsea Walker '13

- People

From Maryland to Marooned

Two Alums Compete on New Season of ‘Survivor’

Illustration of food in a heart-shaped bowl

- Campus & Community

Survey Finds Food Insecurity Among Terps

With New Gifts, Campus Pantry Plans Major Expansion to Serve Community

A burned area of the Amazon rainforest

- Research

Guardians of the Rainforest

Expert on Deforestation, Indigenous Peoples Says Policies, Mindsets Must Change as Fires Rage On

Young people hold protest signs at climate strike in DC

- Research

Atmosphere of Change

UMD Sociologist Takes Temperature of D.C. Climate Strike

Image from "The Boondocks"

- People

Deep in ‘The Boondocks’

Twenty Years Later, Alum’s Comic Creation Still Hits Hard—and Prepares for Revival on HBO

Illustration of leaves on a purple background

- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive 9/23/2019

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

Woman walking in front of murals in storefront windows

- Arts & Culture

Windows on Local Art

Installation Brightens Empty Storefront on Block Soon to Make Way for New City Hall

Student tosses beanbag in game of cornhole

- Campus & Community

Celebrating in the Park(ing Lot)

Students Observe Landscape Architecture Holiday With Pop-up Urban Green Space

Bird in the rain

- Research

Riding Out the Storm … But Not Climate Change

Study Looks at Coastal Birds’ Resilience to Hurricanes

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