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Samantha Watters

Samantha Watters is assistant director of communications in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.


Person holding part of beehive

Honey Bee Losses Reach Record Highs, Survey Finds

UMD Researchers, Partners Find Unusually High Summer, Low Winter Hits to Survival

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Milk on shelves at store

Feeding the Body of Knowledge on Food Labeling

Researchers Call for Collaboration Across Fields to Reduce Waste by Using Science to Clarify, Regulate Dates on Products

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fruit in crates

Research: Tariffs an Expensive Way to Stop Pests on Produce

Measures Would Burden Consumers, Damage International Relations

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Pathway through trees

Green Solution to Crime?

Study Finds How Parks, Other Spaces Are Designed and Maintained Could Reduce Gun Violence

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Student sits in garden outside the Clarice

A Dose of Nature

New Study Finds Even Short Times Outdoors Have Therapeutic Effect on Mental Health

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Map of African Burial Ground

New Clues in Centuries-Old Burial Ground

Soil Research at NYC Site Provides Insight on African Americans’ Experiences

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People at Archway Park

An Archway to Renewal

Students Lead Design for New Baltimore Park in Historic But Blighted Neighborhood

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Baltimore row houses and trees

Soaking in the Rain

Study Finds Tiny Urban Forests Prevent Runoff, Protect the Environment

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Alexander MacLeod, a doctoral student in Environmental Science & Technology, catches yellow perch for study.

Bellweather for the Bay

Research Aims to Uncover Problems Leading to Decline of Chesapeake’s Yellow Perch

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A black-legged tick glows in fluorescent hues in a microscope image.

Tracking Tick Infections in 3-D

Innovative Models Allow Study of How Pathogens Invade Vasculature, Tissues

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Microscopy of macrophage

Infection Fighter Found

Discovery Reveals Preventive Power of Cells in Liver, Suggesting New Therapeutic Approaches

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viruses

Researchers' Virus Discovery Could Help Fight Autoimmune Disease

New Study Is First to Reveal How a Common Pathogen Evades Antibodies in Immune System

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