Newborn baby in the hospital


Op/ed: COVID Baby Bust Implications Will Linger for Years

Smaller Families, U.S. Economy’s Lost Income Will Affect Individuals and Society Alike, Researchers Say

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Op/ed: Elementary Educators Are Experiencing Pandemic-driven Trauma

UMD Research Focuses on How to Reduce Their Burden

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Brain and Behavior Institute to Create Nerve Center in Neuroscience

Multidisciplinary Research to Be Led by First Clark Leadership Chair

A man wearing a QAnon sweatshirt protests against US Capitol police officers


Researchers Track QAnon Crimes, Find Links to Past Trauma

Most Extremists Radicalized in Less Than One Year, START Analysis Finds

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Electric Car + Giant SUV = Backfire for the Environment

UMD Study Finds Households Cancel Benefits of Efficient Car Purchases With Inefficient Ones

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$3.3M NIH Grant to Search for Twitter Links Between Racism, Birth Outcome

Using Data From Countless Tweets, Project Including UMD Researcher Will Create National Map of Bias

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Making a Weed Meet Vital Needs

Agriculture Researcher, African Residents Collaborate to Turn Wetland Cattails Into Livestock Feed, Cooking Fuel

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How COVID-19 Is Changing Health Care

Two Digital Trends Likely to Linger, Researcher Predicts

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Baltimore Dig Preserves Past While Preparing for Future

UMD Researcher Partners With West Baltimore Nonprofit to Uncover Black History

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Drawing New Ways to Understand Science

Undergrad’s Compulsion to Illustrate Biology Lands Her in Prestigious Scientific Journal

Assembly of Experts meeting in Tehran, Iran


UMD Survey: Iranians Want U.S. to Meet Nuclear Deal Obligations Before New Negotiations

As Biden Weighs Renewed Diplomacy, Slim Majority in Iran Support Deal, Doubt Sanctions Will Be Lifted

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Accounting Expert: 4 Reasons to File Your Taxes Early

Amid the Pandemic, Procrastination Presents New Pitfalls

National Guard member directs traffic at COVID vaccination site


How a Patchwork of Federal IT Is Slowing Vaccinations

Business Researcher Says Mismanagement and Bad Design Are Causing Signup and Supply Snafus at State, Local Levels

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Op/ed: Education Epidemic Behind the Mask

Policies Must Take Into Account COVID-Related Mental and Physical Health Inequities

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State Must Boost Affordable Housing, UMD Report Finds

Analysis for Maryland Lawmakers Urges Action to Meet Projected Surge of Low-Income Residents

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Regional Quantum Research Body Adds Industry, Government, Higher Ed Partners

UMD-Convened Mid-Atlantic Quantum Alliance Expands Impact and Reach in Vital New Technology Realm

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Pandemic Fighter’s Priorities

Researcher Helps Lead Nation’s Vaccine Trials—With Hopes of Resuming Terps Tailgating Soon

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‘It’s Not an Error, It’s a Language’

Researcher Aims to Teach Teachers About African American Language, and Liberate Student Writers

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A National Inventors’ Day Salute to Terp Innovators

How Inventions Linked to UMD Have Made Our Lives Healthier, Less Tedious and Better Informed

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Super Bowl Ads That Scored—Even When the Game Didn’t

UMD Marketing Experts Break Down Which Commercials Flourished, Flopped or Found the Right Tone

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Where Wood Gets Weird

Researcher Keeps Finding Innovative Ways to Employ the Ultimate Sustainable Material

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Breaking Down Brexit’s Trade Bite

Economist Examines Costs of UK’s Bumpy Split With Europe

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Don’t Take the (Click)bait

Researcher Enhances Tool to Help Users Detect Misleading Headlines, Videos

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How to Bite Off What You Can Chew Using New Dietary Guidelines

Don’t Be Intimidated, Beware of Sandwiches and Limit the Alcohol, UMD Expert Says

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Arts & Culture

Blown Away

UMD Research Seeks to Minimize Risks of Performing Together; New Tech Supports Students’ Learning

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Red, and Delicious

Researchers Work to Maintain Apple Quality While Increasing Marketability

Protesters with sign that reads, "Open schools. No restrictions! No mask! No 'social distancing'"


‘Tight’ Cultures, Fewer COVID Deaths, UMD Research Finds

Countries With ‘Looser’ Social Norms Faced Worse Outbreaks

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Post-Pandemic Prediction: A Baby Bust

Economic, Social Impacts of COVID-19 to Further Lower American Birth Rate, UMD Expert Says

A medical worker inoculates a colleague with a Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at the Rajawadi Hospital in Mumbai.


COVID Vaccination Delays May Cost Global Economy Trillions, Research Finds

UMD Economist Argues Ethics, Obligation to Support Other Nations’ Vaccination Plans

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