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Alum Receives MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’

Poet, Lawyer, Advocate for People in Prison Reginald Dwayne Betts ’09 Awarded $625,000

Getting ‘Stronger’ Together

New Onboarding Program Shows Terps Ups and Downs of History, Commitment to Diversity

Harriet Tubman’s ‘Training Ground’

Professor Helps Discover Site of Eastern Shore Cabin Owned by Abolitionist’s Father

Hard Look at Hardcore’s Heyday

Alum’s New Book Examines How a Youth Uprising Created an Enduring Sound Born in D.C.

Campus & Community

Getting ‘Stronger’ Together

New Onboarding Program Shows Terps Ups and Downs of History, Commitment to Diversity

Research

Harriet Tubman’s ‘Training Ground’

Professor Helps Discover Site of Eastern Shore Cabin Owned by Abolitionist’s Father

Arts & Culture

Hard Look at Hardcore’s Heyday

Alum’s New Book Examines How a Youth Uprising Created an Enduring Sound Born in D.C.

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

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Research

Study: Anti-Black Racism Fell—Temporarily—Following Floyd’s Killing

UMD Researchers Studied Millions of Tweets for Evidence of Bias

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La Profesora and the Podcast

Biweekly Episodes Highlight Latinx/a/o Journeys and Achievements in Higher Ed

KN95 Mask Order Expanded; Guidelines Offered for Reuse, Disposal

COVID Testing Schedule Altered for Week Ahead

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Stop the Hate Training for Faculty/Staff

ODI’s Bias Incident Support Services team offers “Stop the Hate” trainings that provide an introduction to bias incidents and the resources available through BISS for those impacted at UMD.

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EXPERTS in the News

Rivian is being priced as if it’s already crossed the production hell chasm.

David Kirsch

Associate professor of management and entrepreneurship, on reports that the electric vehicle startup Rivian is seeking an IPO valuation higher than Ford or GM’s market values

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In Brief

UMD Annual Safety and Security and Fire Safety Reports Released

Chief David B. Mitchell of the University of Maryland Police Department sent the following email to the campus community today: The 2021 Annual Safety and Security Report (ASR) and Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) are available for your review. The ASR provides safety and security resources and information to current and prospective students and their parents, as well as to faculty and staff members.

Applications Welcomed for $300K in Sustainability Fund Grants

The University Sustainability Fund will award $300,000 this year to projects that promote environmental sustainability and positively impact the student experience at the University of Maryland. Applications are being accepted for 2020-21 projects through Oct. 15.

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.

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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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