Saturday, July 11, 2020
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Pushing for Access

At 30, the Americans With Disabilities Act Has Opened Doors, But Still Meets Resistance, Professor Says

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Pines: We’ll Work to Protect International Students

New Federal Policy Restricts Their Access; President Announces Creation of ADA Coordinator Position

Yesterday afternoon at University House, Darryll J. Pines presides over his first physically distanced President’s Cabinet meeting, and lays out his ambitious agenda to advance the University of Maryland.

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First Day, First (and Many) Steps

Pines Begins Presidency Masked, Motivated and on the Move

President Darryll J. Pines portrait
President Darryll J. Pines portrait

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Pines to Prioritize Excellence, Inclusiveness

New President Outlines Vision for Transformed University

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Administration Commits to Addressing Anti-Black Racism

Reforms to Start With Series of Campus Conversations; Will Also Focus on Curriculum, Recruitment and Retention, Employee Training

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Screengrab of engineering student working in a lab

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How Maryland Engineers Have Taken On COVID-19

Projects Range From Rapid Production of Protective Gear to Analysis of Data on Social Distancing

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Fostering Community

Program Supports Foster Care, Homeless Students

Young men dance in Juneteenth celebration parade

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A Juneteenth With Added Significance

Amid National Movement, Holiday Still Marks a Complicated Emancipation

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Op/ed: Black People Are Tired of Trying to Explain Racism

Why Continually Repeat a Truth That Goes Unheard? Journalism Professor Wonders

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Half-day Administrative Leave Offered to Mark Juneteenth

University System Employees Encouraged to Reflect on African Americans' Emancipation, Celebrate Black History

George Solomon

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A Final Huddle, a Lasting Legacy

With $1M Povich Gift and Alums’ and Friends’ Generosity, New Endowed Chair to Honor Retiring Sports Journalism Director George Solomon

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Maryland Named No. 1 College in U.S. for LGBTQ+ Students

Campus Pride/BestColleges 2020 Lists Recognize Inclusivity, Academic Support, Affordability

In their inaugural year, the students running the Smith Investment Fund realized a nearly 40% return, massively outperforming the S&P 500's 0.4% return.

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Managing to Overcome Market Volatility

In Debut Year Punctuated by Pandemic, Smith Investment Fund Dramatically Outperforms S&P 500

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A Vehicle for Connection

Mobile Resource Hubs Aim to Enhance Communities, One Block at a Time

Collage of book covers, including "The New Jim Crow," "Daring Greatly," "Stamped From the Beginning," "Dog Whistle Politics" and " White Fragility"

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Page Turners for the Times

Want to Learn More About Opposing Systemic Racism? VP for Diversity and Inclusion Shares 5 Recommendations

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Construction Starting on Major Baltimore Avenue Upgrades

Three-Year State Project Designed to Improve Safety, Relieve Congestion

Sign that reads, "All lives can't matter until Black Lives Matter"


‘Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable’

Amid National Unrest, Undergrad Urges Action to Stop Racial Injustices

 University Libraries has started an archival project, “Shell-tering in Place: Terp Stories of COVID-19,” to collect and preserve historical documents and accounts of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Libraries Collects Stories of ‘Shell-tering in Place’

New Archives Project Creating Historic Record of Pandemic Emphasizes Students, Communities of Color

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UMD Launches Week of Solidarity and Reflection

Virtual Events to Focus on Traumatizing Effects of Racism

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In Wake of Black Americans’ Killings, Campus Leaders Call for Action

Resources Available for Terps Seeking Support, More Inclusive Environment

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Pines: Stand in Solidarity, Unite Against Injustice

President-designate Calls Acts of Violence Against Black Community Nationwide a ‘Stain’ Against UMD Values

McKeldin Mall

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Loh: Mix of In-Person, Online, Blended Education to Be Offered in Fall

Details Coming in June on Phased-in Reopening, Changes to Reduce Density on Campus

Her family's Silver Spring, Md., living room serves as a virtual stage as Lindsey Collins '20 receives her bachelor of arts in journalism today. Afterward, she and her dog, Leo, share a high-five.

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‘Go Forward, One Step at a Time’

New Terp Grads Feted in Virtual Celebration

Collage of photos of UMD grads

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Celebrating #UMDgrad Moments and Memories

Class of 2020 Shares Favorite Terp Experiences Ahead of Today’s Virtual Commencement Ceremony

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Fall 2020 Education Abroad Programs Canceled

University, Academic Units Working to Design Virtual Global Learning Opportunities

Carol Fullerton M.A. ’75, Ph.D. ’87 will establish the Herbert A. Hauptman Endowed Graduate Fellowship Program in the Department of Mathematics in honor of her father, Herbert A. Hauptman Ph.D. '55, who shared the 1985 Nobel Prize in chemistry.

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$6.5 Million Estate Gift to Mathematics Honors Nobel Laureate Alum

Herbert A. Hauptman Helped Create Method to Determine 3D Structure of Molecules

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