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

Campus & Community


The university community is grieving the death of its first staff member from complications due to COVID-19, UMD President Wallace D. Loh announced yesterday.

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University Loses First Staff Member to COVID-19

Longtime Dining Services Manager Died of Complications Related to Virus

Jewish student participates in Seder

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Faith, Backed by Wi-Fi

Campus Chaplains Turn to Tech to Bridge Social, Spiritual Distancing

Masks

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Geographical Sciences’ China Connection to Help Protect Health Care, Emergency Workers

Chinese Alums, Former Faculty Donate 17K Masks, Protective Gear to Fight Pandemic in Prince George’s County

Testudo sculpture on campus
Testudo sculpture on campus

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New Rallying Cry: Shells United

Loh Encourages Terps Near and Far to Support Each Other Through Pandemic

Student volunteer loads equipment onto a firetruck

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Answering the Call Amid COVID-19

Student Volunteers Step Up at College Park Fire Station

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Five to Thrive 4/3/2020

Your Tips for Workplace Success

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Gifts Pour in to Student Crisis Fund. So Do Pleas for Help

$198K Donated in One Week, With Aid Distributed Just as Fast

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Census Count Continuing

College Students Sheltering Elsewhere Should Use School-Year Address

Campus Pantry workers give out bags of food at a tent

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Campus Pantry’s Clientele Nearly Triples in Size Amid Pandemic

Donations Sought as Economic Fallout of COVID-19 Contributes to Food Insecurity

Students, faculty and staff at UMD collected thousands of pairs of gloves, surgical masks and other medical supplies to donate to medical workers fighting the COVID-19 epidemic.

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Protection Collections Abound for Local Health Care Workers

Campus Units Donate Masks, Gloves, Other Much-Needed Supplies

A new federal stimulus package will aid higher education amid the coronavirus pandemic, but will not cover UMD's losses while the campus is physically shut down, university President Wallace D. Loh said.

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UMD to Share in $14B in Federal Funds for Higher Ed

Loh: Stimulus Package Will Limit Impact of Pandemic, But Won’t Offset Lost Revenues

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A Helping Hand in Need of a Helping Hand

University Seeks Support for Student Crisis Fund After Unprecedented Hit From COVID-19

McKeldin Mall

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U.S. News Recognizes Maryland Graduate Programs

Education, Homeland/National Security Programs Ranked in Top Five

Eric Luedtke teaches a class

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Mr. Luedtke Goes to College Park

House of Delegates Majority Leader Teaches Public Policy Principles to UMD Students

Darryll J. Pines talks to the campus community and media in February after he was named UMD's next president.

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Pines Introduces Transition Website, Subcommittees; Invites Feedback

Goal of Effort Is Better Understanding of Broad, Complex Campus Landscape

2020 Census

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Count Yourself In

As Census 2020 Letters Hit Mailboxes, UMD, Government Officials Urge Participation

Students dance at Terp Thon

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Dancing for Their Lives

Student-run Terp Thon Raises $500K+ for Children’s National Hospital

Students take a selfie on Giving Day with sign that reads, "I Support UMD!"

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In the Giving Spirit

24-Hour Annual Fundraising Marathon Brings in $1.6M for Scholarships, Athletics, Campus Units, More

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Thrill of the Bill

Students in New Course Advocate, Testify for Legislation in Annapolis

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Casting a Wide Net

Terp-produced Podcasts Cover Campus, Culture, Quantum and More

Animation reading "Giving Day is here!"

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A Top-Shellfie Effort

Today’s 24-Hour Giving Day Supports University Initiatives

"Maryland Night Live" cast members

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Live From College Park!

Student Show Unites Divergent Campus Comedy Threads Into Irreverent Whole

UMD’s third annual Data Challenge rallied 146 students from programs across campus to creatively transform data into information that could be used to tackle theme-specific challenges

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‘Talk Data to Me’

Students Across Campus Find a Common Language in UMD Data Challenge

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Five to Thrive 3/2/2020

Your Tips for Workplace Success

Students walk amid orange construction cones on Campus Drive

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Construction Zone Defense

Campus Road, Building Work Heighten Need for Safety Awareness

Real estate students

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UMD Opens Doors to First Undergraduate Real Estate Program

Multidisciplinary Program Includes Urban Planning, Sustainable Design and Other Built Environment Disciplines

Student reads at a podium during Read-a-Thon

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Reading and Righting

Libraries’ Black History Month Event Celebrates Great Writers

Real estate students

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UMD Opens Doors to First Undergraduate Real Estate Program

Multidisciplinary Program Includes Urban Planning, Sustainable Design and Other Built Environment Disciplines

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