Saturday, July 11, 2020
Produced by the Office of Strategic Communications

Campus & Community

Commencement program with confetti

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A Virtual Yet Very Real Celebration

UMD to Hold Online Commencement Ceremony Friday for 8,500+ Graduates

Dorms on south campus

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Residence Hall Move-out to Start May 23

Appointments Required; Other Measures Outlined to Ensure Social Distancing

Speech bubbles with different languages

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Finding Their ‘Vox’

English-Language Learning Platform Expands Availability on Campus

Testudo at sunrise

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2020 Summer Camps at UMD Adjust to Pandemic Era

Some Go Online, While Others Start Making Plans for Next Year

Screengrab of Mighty Sound of Maryland marching band members on Zoom
Screengrab of Mighty Sound of Maryland marching band members on Zoom

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A Virtual ‘Victory’

Marching Band’s Zoom Performance Celebrates End of Classes

Two gardeners plant crops

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Digging Deep for Those in Need

Community Learning Garden Donating 100% of Harvest to Campus Pantry Amid Pandemic

Four screengrabs of Tony Richards in front of camera
Four screengrabs of Tony Richards in front of camera

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Room to Improve on Zoom?

Smith School Videographer on Lighting, Framing, Talking to the Camera and Avoiding Interruptions

Hands pulling carrot from garden

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Planting Seeds of Wellness

Stuck in Quarantine, Gardening Sees Growth in Popularity

Illustration of woman sitting on ground with coronavirus around her

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Op/ed: ‘What Do I Do With These Emotions?’

Faculty-Staff Counselor Shares Observations on Staying Resilient Amid Worry, Grief of Pandemic

Three yellow TV sets, two showing infomercials and one with the Dingman TV logo

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Nothing on But Infomercials? Don’t Change the Channel

With DingmanTV, Student Entrepreneurs Follow in the Steps of Billy Mays, Shamwow Guy

Students crossing McKeldin mall

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Student Crisis Fund Donations Matched by Greater College Park Developers

Today’s #GivingTuesdayNow Fundraiser Supports Students Struggling Amid Pandemic

Student protesters block the UMD gate

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‘You Had a Feeling That You Could Change the World’

50 Years After Protests Rocked UMD, Their Legacy Remains

Illustration of three stars on a green background

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Five to Thrive

Your Tips for Workplace Success

Illustration of woman with mug and laptop

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Healthy at Home

Variety of Mental, Physical Health Resources Available to UMD Community

Students walking on McKeldin Mall

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UMD Launches Survey on Students’ Remote Learning

Results to Inform Priorities to Better Support Students During Online Learning

Illustration of woman in a Zoom meeting with ironing board in background

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Zoom Boom—or Bust?

7 Tips on How to Combat Videoconferencing Fatigue

Screengrabs of students cooking, singing and reading poetry

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Terps Take the Cyber Stage

Stamp’s New Virtual Talent Shows Spotlight Students’ Skills—From Singing and Dancing to Cooking and Impressions

Pixelated GIF of Maryland Quidditch team holding a trophy

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Quidditch in Quarantine

After Dominant Season Cut Short, UMD Takes Title in Simulated Tournament

Reckord Armory in springtime

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A Photogenic Cure for Campus Homesickness

Can’t Come to UMD Now? We Bring Spring to You

Two M Circles

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A One-of-a-Kind M & M

New M Circle Takes Shape in Advance of Purple Line as Old Circle Still Blooms

Collage of Pitch Dingman products

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Flush With Excitement

Water-Saving Automatic Flushing System Wins Pitch Dingman Competition’s Top Prize

UMD Commencement program

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UMD to Hold Virtual Commencement May 22, Invite Graduates to Participate in December Ceremony

Plan for Spring Class of 2020 Also Includes Complimentary Tickets to Football Game

Construction has started on Southern Gateway, a project that will help transform the Baltimore Avenue corridor in College Park with nearly 400 apartments and over 60,000 square feet of street-level retail space.

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Construction Begins on Major Downtown Mixed-use Development

Southern Gateway, One of Region’s Biggest Projects, Starts With Safety Precautions Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Illustrations of a pig eating, a smoking factory, a smelly garbage bag, a garbage truck, and the recycle symbol

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Disposable Knowledge

New Class Digs Through the What and Why of Trash

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Faculty and Staff Accolades

A Roundup of Recent Awards and Accomplishments

TechPort staff members build box to sanitize masks

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Incubator Hatches COVID-19 Solutions

UMD-Supported Business Development Facility Creating Ventilators From Breast Pumps Along With Masks, Shields to Fill Need

Illustration of graduate choosing path

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Building Careers During a Crisis

Advisers Tell Students: Double Down on Job Search Techniques and Stay Flexible

Woman teaches via Zoom

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Inside the Class-Zoom

Faculty Members, Instructors Try New Techniques in Transition to Online Teaching

Delicate cherry blossoms in foreground, ornate Georgian columns in backgrond

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Student Crisis Fund Distributes Over $500,000

Nearly 500 Students Still Await Help as Applications Keep Streaming In

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