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Provost Seeks Community Input During Strategic Planning

Forums, Weekly Questions to Aid Committees Preparing Report to Shape UMD’s Future

Creating ‘Prepared Parents’ Collaboratively

UMD Health Education Program Reaches Rural Families in Honduras

How Gels Plus Electricity Could One Day Fix You Up Fast

UMD Research Team Develops Alternative to Sutures for Cuts, Tears

Campus & Community

Provost Seeks Community Input During Strategic Planning

Forums, Weekly Questions to Aid Committees Preparing Report to Shape UMD’s Future

Campus & Community

Creating ‘Prepared Parents’ Collaboratively

UMD Health Education Program Reaches Rural Families in Honduras

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How Gels Plus Electricity Could One Day Fix You Up Fast

UMD Research Team Develops Alternative to Sutures for Cuts, Tears

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UMD Report: Complex Challenges Slowed Prince George’s COVID Vaccine Response

Comprehensive Community Approach Needed to Encourage Recovery From Pandemic

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Study Finds People of Color More Often Deemed Eligible for Life Sentences in Federal Court

Sentencing Guidelines May Reinforce Bias in Criminal Justice System

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Open Secrets

Alum Leads Renovation of NSA Museum—and Shares Some of its Treasures

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Terps work together 4 Maryland to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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In honor of alum Jim Henson’s 85th birthday, wear something green or take pictures with the Jim Henson and Kermit statue and post it on social media.

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(R)agweed season is going to extend way into the fall and winter, presumably, and the tree pollen will start way early. So the overall season will become quite long.

Amir Sapkota

Professor at the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health, on longer summers and shorter winters leading to an extended allergy season

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In Brief

Vote Now: Chemistry Ph.D. Candidate Nominated for 2021 Three Minute Thesis Competition

Patricia Razafindrambinina, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is one of 20 contestants in this year’s Universitas 21 Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT), which challenges research students to communicate the significance of their projects to a nonspecialist audience in a concise and compelling way.

Toolkit Aims to Help Small Businesses Stay in Place

The University of Maryland’s Small Business Anti-Displacement Network (SBAN) has compiled an interactive toolkit of more than 20 implementable strategies for small business leaders to protect vulnerable businesses, especially those owned by immigrants and people of color, from displacement, closure and the ongoing stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CMNS Dean Varshney Named Interim Vice President for Research

University President Darryll J. Pines sent the following email to campus administrators today: Today, I am announcing the appointment of Dr. Amitabh Varshney, Ph.D., as interim vice president for research for the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) and University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), effective Monday, Oct. 11.

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It’s All Good

How Terps Cooked Up Food Recovery Network 10 Years Ago and Grew It Into a Nationwide Hunger- and Waste-Fighting Force

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A Campus Legacy, by Design

Architect Alums Shaped 25+ UMD Buildings—and Counting

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