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Maggie Haslam

Maggie Haslam is the assistant director of editorial strategies for the Office of Marketing and Communications. She writes for Terp magazine and is a frequent Maryland Today contributor.

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Bar None: How a Terp Invented One of the Biggest Innovations in Retail

The UPC, Created 50 Years Ago, Still Shapes Our Shopping

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Driving Home Pride

UMD-Themed Vanity Plates Are the Highway Four-Leaf Clovers We Love to Spot. We Share Tales Behind the Tags.

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Stormwater Hits D.C.’s Poorest Neighborhoods Hardest, UMD Study Finds

Socioeconomically Vulnerable Communities Lack Infrastructure to Manage Heavy Rainfall

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‘Exhausted’ by the Car Commute? You Might Like a Bike

UMD’s Summer Slowdown Might Be the Perfect Time to Try 2 Wheels

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Maggie Haslam wears space suit while riding lunar rover

Roving Reporter

We Road-Test Engineering Students’ New Moon Buggy Concept at NASA

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Take This Class (Summer Edition!): The Secret Life of Buildings

Students Discover Hidden Histories, Meanings in the Everyday Spaces Around Them

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Growing Resilience From the Ground, Up

Ugandan-born Geographer Catherine Nakalembe Links Satellites and On-the-Ground Monitoring to Help African Farmers Weather Extreme Events

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UMD Moves Forward on New Energy System

Investment Would Increase Efficiency, Prepare Campus for Alternative Fuel Sources

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UMD Program to Help Maryland’s Rural Counties Cut Carbon

Center to Administer $500K to Support Municipalities Seeking Federal Grants

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To Gauge Maryland’s Drinking Water Quality, Researchers Tap Into the Public

Citizen Science Initiative Will Offer First Statewide Analysis and Database of Drinking Water Contaminants

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Sculpture Celebrating David Driskell Unveiled

Noted African American Artist’s 20-Foot-Tall Work Stands Outside Center Named for Late Professor, Artist, Scholar

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Take This Class! (and Take the Distress out of Public Address)

Journalism Lecturer Helps Students Communicate Clearly—and In-Person—in the Age of Social Media

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