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(Almost) Turning the Page on Summer

Terps Recommend Must-Reads for That Last-minute Beach Trip

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A ‘Groundbreaking Opportunity’ to Fight Climate Change

UMD Expert Sees Senate Legislation as a First Step in Investing in Environmental Justice

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Mapping the Quantum Frontier

UMD Expands Its Footprint as the ‘Capital of Quantum’ With the Latest Lab and Institute to Advance Mind-bending Computing

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Insight From an ‘Inside-out Fruit’

Strawberries’ External Seeds Helped UMD Researcher ID Mechanism for Fruit and Seed Development in Flowering Plants

Research

A ‘Groundbreaking Opportunity’ to Fight Climate Change

UMD Expert Sees Senate Legislation as a First Step in Investing in Environmental Justice

Research

Mapping the Quantum Frontier

UMD Expands Its Footprint as the ‘Capital of Quantum’ With the Latest Lab and Institute to Advance Mind-bending Computing

Research

Insight From an ‘Inside-out Fruit’

Strawberries’ External Seeds Helped UMD Researcher ID Mechanism for Fruit and Seed Development in Flowering Plants

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Microsoft, UMD Team Up for Diversity in Robotics

Partnership Includes Graduate Fellowships, Undergraduate Instruction

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Commercial Beekeepers Bounce Back From Worst Year of Colony Losses on Record

UMD-Led Survey Shows Average Losses Overall, but Another Bad Year for Backyard Beekeepers

People

Words on War

Alum at Helm of Ukrainian Newspapers Redoubles Efforts to Connect and Inform During Russian Invasion

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The University of Maryland Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium

Day one of a three-day event convenes community members, advocates, nonprofit organizers, policymakers, researchers, and students for an in-depth examination of ongoing environmental and climate justice issues affecting the DC-Maryland-Virginia (DMV) region and beyond.

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EXPERTS in the News

Eventually, we know, in the human body, that when you harden the arteries, you create hypertension and all these health problems. It’s the same in the environment. You start crossing these thresholds where you see all these environmental impacts.

Sujay Kaushal

Professor of geology, on problems that could arise from salt in D.C. water sources

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In Brief

Hibernation Slows Biological Aging in Bats, UMD-led Study Finds

The most common bat in the United States, the big brown bat, boasts an unusually long lifespan of up to 19 years. A new study led by University of Maryland researchers identifies one of the secrets to this bat’s exceptional longevity: hibernation.

Health Center Director Recommends Monkeypox Precautions; No Campus Cases Reported

University Health Center Director Dr. Spyridon Marinopoulos sent the following email today to the campus community: As many of you have likely seen, monkeypox has been in the news for several weeks. As of August 8, cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in 49 states. At this time, there have not been any cases within our campus community. However, I’m writing to provide some basic information about monkeypox, and to remind everyone of the everyday precautions you can take to protect yourself.

Lushniak Reappointed as School of Public Health Dean Through June 2027

Senior Vice President and Provost Jennifer King Rice sent the following email to campus leaders today: I am pleased to inform all of you that I am reappointing Dr. Boris Lushniak as Dean of the School of Public Health for another five-year term, extending through June 30, 2027.

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Features

Terps’ Work Helped Create First Images From Webb Space Telescope

UMD Astronomers, Engineers, Physicists Have Been Deeply Involved for Decades

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Growing Justice From Grassroots Science

How a Public Health Researcher Is Empowering Marginalized Communities to Fight for Cleaner, Safer Conditions

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