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$500K Mellon Grant to Support Study of Evolution of Identity in African Diaspora in U.S.

Project Includes Research Seminars, Museum Events and Social Media Outreach

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Campus & Community

Balance of MPower

UMCP, UMB Roll Out Achievements in Annapolis Showcase

Peace march in Budapest, Hungary. Banner reads "Hungary protects Europe!"

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Op/Ed: Voters Increasingly Lured by Leaders Who Prey on Fear

Psychologist Urges Democracies to Protect Themselves by Addressing a Rising Sense of Threat

A roof garden on top of the Physical Sciences Complex and solar panels atop of Regent's Drive Garage both play a part in the University's drive to reduce greenhouse emissions.

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Report: U.S. Climate Action Effective Even Without Federal Government Onboard

Maryland Researchers Lead Study of How State, Local and Business Entities Are Combining to Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

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Journalism Report: Juvenile ‘Lifers’ Abound in Maryland, Nationwide

Howard Center, Capital News Service Team Up With ‘PBS NewsHour’ for Criminal Justice Investigation

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A Week in the Dark Rewires Hearing

Biologists Reveal How Vision Deprivation Affects Neural Connections, Changes Hearing in Mice

Justin Lee photographs a pygmy rattlesnake. Lee, who works in a herpetology lab at the Smithsonian is first author on a number of research papers.
Justin Lee photographs a pygmy rattlesnake. Lee, who works in a herpetology lab at the Smithsonian is first author on a number of research papers.

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Tipping the Scales

Undergrad Specializes in Reptilian Discovery

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The Future of Cool

Engineers Develop New Material to Make Refrigeration, AC More Efficient and Climate-friendly

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Study: Higher Substance Abuse Rates for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual People Linked to Stress, Discrimination

Research Expands on Public Health Professor’s Work on LGB-Related Health Disparities

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Op/Ed: Alexa, What’s a Reliable Source?

Education Researcher Studies How Children Get Answers, and Assess Their Validity, in the Information Age

Interim Dean Donald Linebaugh working with artifacts from the Kippax Plantation Archaeological Site.

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Grant to Help Finish Professor’s 30-Year Research at Historic Plantation

Property, Once Owned by Pocahontas’ Granddaughter, Reveals Insights Into Colonial Life

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Soaking in the Rain

Study Finds Tiny Urban Forests Prevent Runoff, Protect the Environment

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AR: The Trend Changing How You Shop During the Holidays

Marketing Expert: Brace for Stores Everywhere to Adopt This Tech

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Birdsong, Chimp Calls and Baby Talk

Maryland Researchers Connect Animal Communication to Human Language in Special Journal Issue

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We’ve Entered a New World of Media ‘Constancy’

5 Things Parents, Caregivers Need to Know About Kids and Screens

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Screengrab of Julie Park from Terrapin EdTalk video

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Debunking ‘Self-Segregation’ Myths With Data

Expert Challenges Assumptions of Cross-Racial Interaction on Campus, Stresses Importance of Diversity

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‘Citizens, Not Just Members of an Organization’

Whistleblower Expert Explains Motivations, Risks of Following Conscience

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Delivering Holiday Cheer in a Short Shopping Season

Logistics Expert Explains How Carriers, Retailers Are Bracing to Make Sure Your Gifts Arrive on Time

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A Leg Up in the Censorship Arms Race

New Artificial Intelligence System Automatically Evolves to Evade Regimes’ Internet Controls

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Inoculating Against the Spread of Viral Misinformation

Study of Vaccine-Related Facebook Ads Reveals Ongoing Challenges for Public Health

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Content Still King in Streaming Wars

UMD Expert Explains How Disney+, Apple TV+ Might Make You Rethink Your Channel Choices

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Patricia Alexander screengrab

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Screen Saver

Education Professor Urges Parameters Against ‘Non-Smart’ Use of Smart Tech

Homes leveled by the Camp Fire line the Ridgewood Mobile Home Park retirement community in Paradise, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.

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Lessons, From Paradise Lost

A Year After Devastating California Wildfire, Researcher Explores Links Between Infrastructure, Inequity

Bacteria

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Teamed Up for Trouble

Study Reveals How Two Strains of Single Pathogen Work Together to Cause Flesh-eating Infection

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Op/ed: What You Didn’t Know About the Reverse Underground Railroad

History Professor, Author Says Stories of Free People Kidnapped Into Slavery Need to Be Told

Employees from the website Deadspin work in their New York office last November.

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Expert Questions New Game Plans at Sports Illustrated, Deadspin

Despite Publications’ Problems, Sports Journalism Professor Sees Victories in Industry

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Inequity at Birth

Public Health Study Seeks to Inform Efforts to Reduce Racial Gap in Premature Babies

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Who Goes Farthest?

Research Tracks the World’s Longest Wild Animal Terrestrial Migrations and Movements

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Research: How Durable Are Foster Care’s Benefits?

$3.4M NIH Grant Allows Long-term Study of Romanian Children Who Were Institutionalized to Follow Them as Adults

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Delayed Delivery

For Drone Safety Week, UMD Expert Explains What Stands in the Way of Doorstep Airborne Drop-offs

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