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Terp Notches 9-Day Winning Streak on ‘Jeopardy!’

History Grad, Former UMD Quiz Bowl Competitor, Is No Stranger to Competition Shows

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University Communications Veteran Named Vice President for Marketing and Communications

Anne Buckley, Now at UC San Diego, to Lead 50-Person Unit Focused on Reputation, Brand

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New UMD Tech Predicts Ship-Sinking Rogue Waves

Researchers Base Artificial Intelligence System on Measurements of Billions of Ocean Waves

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A New Use for Shellfish Waste: Extending the Shelf Life of Produce

Engineered Material Also Absorbs Pesticides, Herbicides for Easier Washing

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UMD Awarded $388M NOAA Cooperative Agreement for Earth System Studies

Institute’s Researchers Aim to Trace Links Between Human Activity, Earth’s Environment

People

University Communications Veteran Named Vice President for Marketing and Communications

Anne Buckley, Now at UC San Diego, to Lead 50-Person Unit Focused on Reputation, Brand

Research

New UMD Tech Predicts Ship-Sinking Rogue Waves

Researchers Base Artificial Intelligence System on Measurements of Billions of Ocean Waves

Research

A New Use for Shellfish Waste: Extending the Shelf Life of Produce

Engineered Material Also Absorbs Pesticides, Herbicides for Easier Washing

Research

UMD Awarded $388M NOAA Cooperative Agreement for Earth System Studies

Institute’s Researchers Aim to Trace Links Between Human Activity, Earth’s Environment

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Op/ed: A Blueprint for Solving the Homeowners Insurance Crisis

Rise of Extreme Weather Events—and Claims—Demands Private-Public Solution, Risk Expert Says

Arts & Culture

Driskell Center Awarded Nearly $570K to Create Institutional Archive, Digitize Newest Collections

Grants Expected to Help Solidify Center’s Reputation as Leading African American Arts Institution

Arts & Culture

In Counterculture Exhibition, Undergrads Revisit What’s Going On

Students Jam on ’70s Musical Themes

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Summer Chorus Concert: UMD Choral Activities

This year, UMD Summer Chorus will tackle Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem, a choral masterwork that has provided comfort and solace to many since its creation.

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People have increasingly seen violence as a potential way forward, and they see it as justified. They often see it as necessary and inevitable.

Michael Jensen

Research director and senior researcher at the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, on acts of political violence like the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump

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$360K Grant Aims to Advance Long-Range Imaging With Machine Learning

Aside from causing bumpy air travel, atmospheric turbulence can also affect aerial imaging systems used for surveillance, astronomy and more. Long-range imaging can be especially difficult, with pictures often ending up distorted and of little use because of the chaotic flow of air between the camera and object being photographed.

Alumni Association Names Senior Executive Director

The University of Maryland has promoted a 15-year leader in the Alumni Association to oversee the organization as senior executive director. Jessica Roberts will take her new position on July 14 following a highly competitive national search.

UMD Students Win National Competition Designed to Reduce Violence, Hate

A team of students in UMD’s global terrorism studies minor won the $10,000 first prize in a national high school and collegiate competition to design and implement creative solutions to prevent targeted violence, hate or terrorism in their communities.

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Features

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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‘Bet on the Class of 2024’

At Commencement, Graduates Praised for Resilience, Encouraged to ‘Choose Tough’

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