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Bloomberg speaks at commencement

- Campus & Community

Spring 2019 Commencement: Speaker Michael Bloomberg Urges “You Will” vs. “You Can’t”

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

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


- 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.

Yankee Stadium

- People

Out of the Park

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

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

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

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

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

Five to Thrive speech bubbles illustration

- Campus & Community

Five to Thrive

Your Weekly Tips for Workplace Success

LEAP student receives diploma

- Campus & Community

A LEAP Forward for Confident Kids

Speech-focused Preschool Program Celebrates 25 Years

LinkedIn illustration

- Research

7 Ways to Look Better on LinkedIn

Soon-to-be Grad or Not, It’s Time to Update Your Profile

Deep sea fish illustration

- Research

Deep Color

UMD Researcher Part of Team That Found New Visual Ability in Fishes Living in Sunless Depths

Student picks up a meal for Ramadan

- Campus & Community

Pre-fast Food

New Dining Services Program Offers Ramadan Meals to Observing Students

Student studies in the Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center

- Campus & Community

Get Lost for Finals

5 Go-to Spots Perfect for Serious Studying

Adepeju Jaiyeoba and Emily Mast discuss ideas for Mother's Delivery Kit

- Campus & Community

From Students to Startup Consultants

QUEST Honors Students Propose Business Solutions to African Entrepreneurs

PSC atrium

- Research

Four Science Terps Named 2019 Goldwater Scholars

UMD Leads Nation With 33 Scholarships in Last Decade

Household work

- Research

Op/Ed: (Not) Sharing the Load

Moms Spend More Time on Housework When a Man’s in the House

Fitness zone ROTC

- Campus & Community

ROTC Charts a New Course

New Fitness Area Dedicated Today

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