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New Chemistry Building Dedicated

Facility to Serve as Hub for Quantum Chemistry, Molecular Nanoscience and Sustainability Research

Research

Study: Grieving Pet Owners Comforted by ‘Supernatural’ Interactions

From Phantom Footsteps to Doggy Dreams, Information Studies Professor Analyzes Ghostly Encounters

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As Climate Change Progresses, New Rainfall Patterns Affect Plants Worldwide

UMD-Led Study Found Fewer, Bigger Downpours Benefit Some Plants, Burden Others

Research

Study: Grieving Pet Owners Comforted by ‘Supernatural’ Interactions

From Phantom Footsteps to Doggy Dreams, Information Studies Professor Analyzes Ghostly Encounters

Research

As Climate Change Progresses, New Rainfall Patterns Affect Plants Worldwide

UMD-Led Study Found Fewer, Bigger Downpours Benefit Some Plants, Burden Others

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Research

UMD Geologist Helped Develop Moonquake Detector for Astronauts’ Surface Mission

Monitoring System Will Add to Knowledge of How Moon Formed, Evolved

People

Taking Control of Your Heart Health—Right at Home

Alum Co-founds Medical Startup Featuring Electronic Stethoscope

Dye-ing for More Natural Colors

Plant Sciences Class Combines Chemistry, Art and History as Students Create Plant-, Insect-Based Dyes

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BSU-UMD Social Justice Alliance Symposium 2024

Hear from university presidents, the Collins family, members of the Social Justice Alliance and symposium panelists as they explore the intersections of anti-Black racism, social justice, entertainment and art.

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EXPERTS in the News

With inflation being reduced close to target levels of about 2% in both the United States and abroad, it would appear that now would be a good time for investors to reduce their stakes in this precious metal and return to their normal asset allocation.

David Kass

Clinical professor of finance, on when to sell gold investments

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In Brief

UMD Recognized as Maryland Bird Campus

The University of Maryland has been recognized as a Bird Campus by the Maryland Bird Conservation Partnership, designation recognizing colleges and universities committed to reducing threats to birds and becoming more healthy for students, faculty and employees (as well as birds).

Poet, Activist Nikki Giovanni to Help Inaugurate Frederick Douglass Center

Nikki Giovanni, an acclaimed poet and revered voice on race, gender, love and family, will visit the University of Maryland to discuss her work and lifelong commitment to the arts and humanities.

Campus Belonging and Community Survey Opens

The university is seeking the campus community’s participation in the Belonging and Community at UMD survey, open April 3-26. The brief, anonymous assessment seeks to help administrators better understand the experiences and perceptions of students, faculty and staff.

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Features

Out of the Shell

Twenty-five Years After the LGBTQ+ Equity Center Opened, Its Founders Recount Humble Start, Hard-Won Victories

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Alum Astronaut Reports From Space Station: ‘I’m Still in Awe’

In UMD Interview, Jeanette Epps Describes Surprises and Role as ‘Hands and Eyes’ of Earthbound Scientists

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