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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.


Displaced Ukrainians board a train at Kyiv central train station

What’s Driving Putin’s Attack on Ukraine?

UMD Experts Find Echoes of Nazi, Soviet Showdowns in New Turmoil

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‘Protecting the Democratic Process Itself’

Alum Takes Over as Capitol Police Chief in Wake of Jan. 6 Riot

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New Strategic Plan Maps Out How to Move UMD ‘Fearlessly Forward’

Months in the Making, 10-Year Document Declares Bold Ambitions Grounded in University’s Values, Provost Says

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Health Literacy Spans Language Divide

Researchers Help Mobilize Communities to Fight COVID, Other Diseases

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Home(grown) for the Holidays

Dining Services Cooks Up a Terp-raised Feast Today

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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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Eugenie Clark in black and white wearing a snorkel on a blue Forever USA stamp with a black and white shark next to her

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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