Monday, June 1, 2020
Produced by the Office of Strategic Communications

Covid-19 Information

Kim Building

COVID-19 Information

Pines, UMD Engineers Help Prince George’s County Reopening Efforts

President-designate to Lead Education Group; Maryland Transportation Institute to Provide Data

McKeldin Mall

Campus & Community

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

Ritchie Coliseum

Campus & Community

Fall 2020 Education Abroad Programs Canceled

University, Academic Units Working to Design Virtual Global Learning Opportunities

Public Health Without Borders, a UMD student group supported by the School of Public Health, is encouraging students to use face coverings properly to lessen the risk of virus transmission.
Public Health Without Borders, a UMD student group supported by the School of Public Health, is encouraging students to use face coverings properly to lessen the risk of virus transmission.

COVID-19 Information

How to Look Like a Hero: Mask Up

Public Health Student Group’s New Video Encourages Kids to Stay Safe by Wearing Face Coverings

Students walking on McKeldin Mall

COVID-19 Information

Federal Aid Available for UMD Students Facing Pandemic-related Financial Hardships

Eligible Terps Can Apply for Emergency Grants Through CARES Act for Food, Rent, Health Care Expenses

Dorms on south campus

Campus & Community

Residence Hall Move-out to Start May 23

Appointments Required; Other Measures Outlined to Ensure Social Distancing

Person wearing mask walks by a sign that says "It will get better."

COVID-19 Information

Wide Majority of Americans Support Masks, Social Distancing, Staying Home to Fight Pandemic

UMD-Post Poll Finds Expectations for Safe Public Gatherings Slip to Later in Summer

Photo illustration of people in yellow circles connected by dotted orange lines

COVID-19 Information

Researchers’ Modeling, Contact Tracing Help Guide ‘Roadmap to Recovery’

School of Public Health Faculty and Students Work With State, County Officials Toward Safe Reopening

Two gardeners plant crops

Campus & Community

Digging Deep for Those in Need

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

Illustration of woman sitting on ground with coronavirus around her

Campus & Community

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

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

Empty stands at Kehoe Track & Field Complex/Ludwig Field


Navigating #TheNewNormal

Live Twitter Chat Gives Platform to Sidelined Student-Athletes to Share Stories, Strategies Amid COVID-19

Students crossing McKeldin mall

Campus & Community

Student Crisis Fund Donations Matched by Greater College Park Developers

Today’s #GivingTuesdayNow Fundraiser Supports Students Struggling Amid Pandemic

Illustration of woman with mug and laptop

Campus & Community

Healthy at Home

Variety of Mental, Physical Health Resources Available to UMD Community

Worker wearing mask and face shield moves cart

COVID-19 Information

An Equal Opportunity Virus in an Unequal Society

UMD Expert Seeks Solutions to Heightened Coronavirus Toll on African Americans

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

Campus & Community

Zoom Boom—or Bust?

7 Tips on How to Combat Videoconferencing Fatigue

Gate with M's along top

COVID-19 Information

Loh Announces Roadmap for Gradual Reopening of Campus

UMD to Coordinate With State, USM; May 5 Virtual Town Hall Meeting Scheduled

Terrapin Works staff attend banks of 3D printers turning out protective gear and other equipment for front-line personnel fighting the pandemic, including frames for face shields (below). The campus organization is also prototyping an intubation box (bottom) to reduce the risk of virus transmission to clinicians putting patients on ventilators.

COVID-19 Information

Terrapin ‘Works’ Toward Relief Efforts

Campus High-Tech Manufacturing Takes on COVID-19

Tawes Hall at sunset

COVID-19 Information

Summer Session 1 Courses to Go Online

Decision on Session 2, Fall Semester Coming by June 15

Illustration of man in bed with laptop on lap and dog at feet

Arts & Culture

Quarantine in Seventeen

Haiku Contest Looks for Quick—but Poetic—Insights on Life at Home

Illustration of lock

COVID-19 Information

New Medicine to Prevent Cyberattacks During Pandemic

UMD Expert Helping Hospitals, Health Care Organizations Ward Off Other Kinds of Viruses—the Digital Kind

UMD Commencement program

Campus & Community

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

GIF of "Zoombomber" entering a videoconference meeting

COVID-19 Information

Virtual Meetings, Real Disruptions

‘Zoombombing’ Trolls Target Online Meetings at Universities, Schools, More

Illustration of a turtle with a camera for a head

Arts & Culture

Hitting ‘Play’ at Home

UMD Art Gallery’s Online Exhibit Explores Our Tech Reliance

Cloth masks

COVID-19 Information

State, Prince George’s County Order Face Coverings for Shopping, Public Transit

On-Campus Workers, Residents Urged to Follow Guidelines Around Others

Piano students

Arts & Culture

Special Delivery: Pianos to Students’ Homes

School of Music, Steinway Harmonize to Help 7 Performers Keep Practicing

Illustration of graduate choosing path

Campus & Community

Building Careers During a Crisis

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

TechPort staff members build box to sanitize masks

Campus & Community

Incubator Hatches COVID-19 Solutions

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

USA map showing social distancing

COVID-19 Information

Shelter in Place, or All Over the Place?

Researchers’ Data Analysis Shows Erratic Response to COVID-19 Restrictions

Cars line up at drive-thru food pantry

COVID-19 Information

Op/ed: U.S. Can Emerge From Pandemic a Better, More Resilient Society

Economist Calls for Ongoing System of Supplemental Income Support to Weather Crises

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