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Chris Carroll

Chris Carroll came to the University of Maryland in 2015 to write mostly about science, and a little about everything else. In nearly 20 years as a journalist, he was a staff writer at Stars and Stripes, National Geographic Magazine, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and others. The University of Missouri School of Journalism graduate has reported from about 30 countries, but only 16 or 17 U.S. states.


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Amid Arrival of New COVID Variant, UMD Expert Directs Attention to What Works

While Little Is Known About Omicron, Public Health Researcher Says Masking, Vaccines, Boosters Curtail Hospitalizations, Deaths

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Going Beyond ‘Compliance Alone’

New ADA Officer Aims for a Campus That’s Welcoming to People of Every Ability Level

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UMD’s ‘Shark Lady’ to Be Honored With U.S. Postage Stamp

Pioneering Late Marine Researcher Took the World Along for the Ride—Literally

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New Fermentation Major to Support Maryland Craft Beverage, Food Industries

Students Will Explore Science Behind Ancient Method of Food Preservation

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Conservation Crime Fighter

Geographical Sciences Researcher Shapes New Way to Understand Offenses Against the Earth

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Hard Look at Hardcore’s Heyday

Alum’s New Book Examines How a Youth Uprising Created an Enduring Sound Born in D.C.

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Diagnosis: Rude

Business Research Finds Everyday Unpleasantries Affect Doctors’ Performance

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Foot in the Door for Sustainability

Terp Helps Make Sure Nike’s Sneakers Are All Green

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‘Inclusion Matters’

New Program Enrolls UMD Students With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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What You Need to Know for Fall 2021: Getting Around a ‘Refilled’ Campus

Transportation Highlights Include New Parking Options, ‘Bike Concierge’

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How Tech Can Fill Gaps in Mental Health Care

$1.2M in NSF Funding Supports Researchers’ Work to Connect Patients, Clinicians More Effectively

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Well-versed in the Metaverse

UMD Social Media Expert Explains Why Facebook and Others Want to Create an Alternate, Online World

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