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Reconstructing Fragmented Lives

UMD Researcher Co-Leads New Digital Collection Piecing Together Histories of Enslaved Peoples

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Don’t Skip the Holiday Office Party This Year

Even if You Feel Zoomed Out, Tune in for the Team, Management Expert Says

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Expert: Clear Communication on Vaccine Approvals, Safety, Efficiency Needed Now

Government Agency, Health Care Workers, Media Action Urged to Battle Mistrust

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One-shot Deal

NIH Grant Funds Research on Single Vaccine for Hundreds of Viruses

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After COVID Vaccine Breakthroughs, Eyes Turn to Supply Chain

Expert Warns of ‘Steep Challenge for Delivery’ as Massive Distribution Effort Ramps Up

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Could Your Vacuum Be Listening to You?

UMD Researcher Helps Discover Hack of Robotic Cleaners’ Navigation Systems to Record Speech and Music

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How AI Tactics May Spare Your GI Tract

NIFA Grant Supports New Approach to Fight Foodborne Illness

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Four Things We Miss When Working Remotely

Management Researcher Tallies What’s Changed During Pandemic, and How to Compensate

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The Endurance of Conspiracy

UMD Expert Explains the 2020 Election’s Influence on Extremism and the Challenges for Tech and a New White House

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The Coming Biden Economy

From Health Care to Green Energy to Global Cooperation, Business Experts Weigh in on New Administration’s Expected Approach

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Op/ed: Breaking the (Benford’s) Law?

Suddenly-Cited Statistical Pattern Does Not Prove Fraud in 2020 Election, Researcher Explains

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Detour Past Quantum Confusion

Interactive ‘Quantum Atlas’ Aims to Familiarize Concepts of Once-Exotic Field Rapidly Entering Everyday Life

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UMD Study: Housing, Demographics Play Outsize Role in D.C.’s COVID Death Disparity

Short-term Safety Measures Could Save Lives in Predominately Black and Poor Areas, Researchers Say

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UMD Expert on National Panel Recommending Reducing Violence Without Police

From More Green Space to Financial Support, Report Calls for Alternative Interventions in Communities

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Op/ed: A Breakdown of the ‘Denialist Playbook’

From Vaccines to Evolution, UMD Biologist Finds Pattern of Dismissing Science

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Navigate Pandemic Holiday Planning Like a Boss

UMD Expert Shares 8 Tips From the Management World to Ease Awkward Conversations With Family and Friends

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Post-Election Survey: Americans Doubt Media, Trust Electoral Process

Cable TV Punditry Fuels Worries About Bias in News Coverage

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Political Knots vs. Family Ties

Did the Election Open Rifts in Your Relationships? UMD Psychologist Steers You Toward Finding Common Ground

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Poll (Dis)Position

Faculty Polling Expert Explains What Went Wrong in Predicting the Election … Again

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Global-scale View of Animal Behavior Shows Climate Change's Impacts

Study Including UMD Biologists Reveals Unusual Movement, Birthing Patterns

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Op/ed: Stopping COVID-19’s Diversity Brain Drain

Researcher Warns Large Number of Mothers, and Black Ones in Particular, Are Set to Drop Out of the Workforce

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Singing a New Song

UMD Researchers Uncover Evidence Birds Listen to Birdsong Much Differently Than We Do

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Rural Alzheimer’s Patients Lack Adequate Care, Overuse Emergency Departments, Study Finds

Expansion of Health Care Coordination Could Reduce Costly, Preventable Visits

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Margin Call

UMD Expert Offers Glimpse Into How Media Cautiously Considers Election Calls

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A Smartphone Solution to Preventing Vehicle Collisions With Pedestrians, Cyclists

Researcher Using Mobile Device Data to Study Hot Spots for Crashes


Research Reveals Tremendous Diversity in Hate Crime Offenders’ Backgrounds, Motivations

New Project at START Compiles Data on 1,000+ Criminals and Who They Target

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From ‘Hamilton’ to ‘Unlawful’ Voting

5 Moments That Changed Presidential Election History

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10 Ways the Pandemic Could Reshape Our Evolution

UMD Psychologist, Other Scholars Outline Sweeping Observations About Human Nature Amid COVID-19

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Latino, ‘MillZ’ Members United on Climate Change

UMD Research Finds Overlap in Views Between Social Identity Groups

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From ‘Stalk Market’ to Stock Market

3 Tips for Gamers Graduating From ‘Animal Crossing’ to the Real Thing

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