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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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4 Reasons Biden’s Plan to Slash Emissions Can Work

From Changing Politics to Tech Advances, UMD Climate Policy Expert Outlines Optimism on This Earth Day

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Brood X Rising

How to Get Through the Coming Cicada Swarms, With Tips From a UMD Expert

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Man gets a COVID vaccine at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center

Front of the Line

Pilot On-campus COVID Vaccine Clinic Targets Essential, Vulnerable Employees

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Prescription for Reducing Gun Violence

After Latest Mass Killings, Pediatrician and Public Health Researcher Advocates Strategies Like Those That Curbed Smoking, Vehicle Deaths

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Keeping an Eye on the Universe

30 Years Into Hubble’s Surprising Run, Terps Help the Revolutionary Space Telescope Stay Productive in Orbit

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Moonwalk With an ‘Imagery’ Friend

Students Designing Virtual Astronaut Assistant for NASA Competition

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Pandemic Fighter’s Priorities

Researcher Helps Lead Nation’s Vaccine Trials—With Hopes of Resuming Terps Tailgating Soon

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‘It’s Not an Error, It’s a Language’

Researcher Aims to Teach Teachers About African American Language, and Liberate Student Writers

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Where Wood Gets Weird

Researcher Keeps Finding Innovative Ways to Employ the Ultimate Sustainable Material

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Why We Can Have Paris Again

As Biden Reengages, UMD Expert Explains Unusual U.S. Relationship to Global Climate Accord

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A New Meaning for Mental Health ‘Screening’

Computer Science and Psychiatry Unite to Improve Behavioral Telehealth Services

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Water for Food Deserts

Student Aquaponics Project Could Help County Grow Urban Agriculture in Empty Buildings

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