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Sara Gavin

Sara Gavin is assistant director of communications and media relations in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Bottles of methadone hydrochloride and oxycodone hydrochlroide

UMD Researchers to Investigate Impact of COVID-19 on Opioid Crisis

NIH Funds Study of Pandemic-Related Treatment Changes in Baltimore Clinics

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Illustration of people wearing masks and holding signs that spell, "VOTE"

Terps Show Intense Voting Interest, Despite COVID-19 Concerns

Poll Finds Most Students Have a Plan in Place—and It’s to Vote in Advance

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Crime Scene Investigation? There’s an App for That

Longtime Lecturer Creates Mobile Solution to Help Law Enforcement Avoid Critical Sleuthing Errors

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Family in Nairobi, Kenya

Does It Still ‘Take a Village?’

UMD-led Research to Study Changing Family Dynamics and Child Health in Africa

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UMD-Post Poll: Americans Prefer Not to Pack Polls on Election Day

Strong Support Found for Voting Early and by Mail

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Research: COVID-19 Challenges Shouldn’t Keep College Students From Casting Ballots

UMD Announces Xfinity Center as Polling Location

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Dana Fisher in a crowd at a previous Women's March

The Changing Faces of the Movement for Justice

Researchers to Start Study at Friday’s March on Washington

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Gen Z, Gender, Politics and a Pandemic

Research Reveals How Gender, Partisanship Influence Young Americans’ Attitudes on COVID-19

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Postcard Power Rocks the Vote

Pennsylvania Registration Effort Shows Promise in Recruiting New Voters

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Uncovering How COVID-19 Changed Work

$200K NSF Grant to Fund Study of Employment-Related Mobility, Job Loss and Creation

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Detained Indefinitely

Research Shows No-Bond/No-Release Policy Puts Vulnerable Population at Risk

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Is Children’s Language Learning Falling Victim to the Pandemic?

Researchers Seek Recordings of Conversations to Determine Effect of Social Distancing, School Closings

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