Monday, June 1, 2020
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Electro brain

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Op/ed: Colleges Must Prepare Students for an AI World

Information Systems Researcher: Understanding of ‘Human-Machine Boundary’ Needed

Employees balancing on scale

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Op/Ed: 5 Ways Faculty Can Create a Fairer Workplace Now

Education Professor Recommends Transparency, Accountability Among Strategies

Paul Leisnham, UMD students

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Drain Gain

Researchers Seek to Lift Urban Areas by Managing Stormwater

Syrian family loads belongings onto pickup

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Op/Ed: Are Syrian Refugees a Danger to the West?

Psychology Researchers Probe Mindset of Those Fleeing Middle East Hotspots

Police lights flashing

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Research: Officer Race Not a Factor In Police Use of Deadly Force

Local Crime Rates Biggest Predictor of Shooting Victims’ Race

Germs in rocket illustration

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Students to Send Experiment to International Space Station

Astronauts to Test How Well Bacteria Can Grow on Different Surfaces in Microgravity

Astronaut carrying moon mirror

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Mirrors on the Moon

50 Years After Apollo 11 Landing, UMD Experiment Continues to Provide Physics Answers

Japanese beetles eat leaves

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Meet the Beetles

"The Bug Guy" Explains Population Surge in Creepy Critters, Along With Fireflies

beehives near rapeseed field

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Bee Diverse

Research Suggests Less Varied Crops, More Pollinator Dependence Threaten Food Security

a photo illustration

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Mellon Foundation Awards $2.8M for Research, Digitization in Humanities

Grants to Expand Programs in Black Digital Humanities, Persian and Arabic Digitization

viruses

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Researchers' Virus Discovery Could Help Fight Autoimmune Disease

New Study Is First to Reveal How a Common Pathogen Evades Antibodies in Immune System

Still from rooftop farming video
Still from rooftop farming video

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Rooftop Farming, Elevated

Researchers, Urban Farm Team Up to Grow Produce Through Tech

Aileen Cole, army nurse

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A Start to Healing

One hundred years ago, the flu pandemic had an unexpected side effect: a civil rights breakthrough for black nurses. In a new book, a UMD professor will tell their stories.

Poking a vial of vaccine

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As Home Remedies Rise, So Does Distrust of Flu Vaccine

Public Health Researchers Explore Racial Disparities, Similarities in Vaccination Rates

Bees

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Bee Wary: UMD-backed Study Finds Colony Losses Exceed 40%

Researchers Call for Greater Understanding of Pollinators’ Problems

Clothes for rent gif

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Will Renting a Shirt or Sofa Save the Planet?

Business Expert Explains Gap Between Retailers, Customers, Sustainability Goals

Screengrab from Volkswagen's "Hello Light" ad

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Expert: VW’s New Ad Campaign Takes Thoughtful Journey From Scandal

"Hello Light" Confronts Wrongdoing, Embraces Heyday, Promises Innovative Future

View of Grand Canyon illustrating complex geological concept

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Research: Glacial Sediments Greased the Gears of Plate Tectonics

New Study Highlights Connection Between Worldwide Glaciations, Sediments, Plate Tectonics

Illustration of flu viruses

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UMD Joins Race to Produce Universal Flu Vaccine

NIH Awards Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine $3.1M to Solve Problem of Vaccine Failures

Megalodon hanging in the Smithsonian

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Face to Face With a Toothy Fossil

UMD Entomologist Helped Smithsonian Reconstruct Giant Prehistoric Shark in D.C. Museum Café

Satellite earth view

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$175M NOAA Award to Expand UMD’s Role as Leader in Earth System Studies

New Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies Will Deepen Understanding of Human Interaction With Planet

MosquitoSphere test location in Burkina Faso

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A Malaria-Fighting Fungus

Researchers Test Rapid Way to Kill Mosquitoes in Simulated West African Village

Sunny skyline

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A Cool Use for Wood

Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Buildings Material That Doubles as AC

Hawking signature on letter

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Letters From a Science Giant

Auction of Notes by Stephen Hawking to Professor Emeritus Will Support New UMD Endowment

Traffic light

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Smart Signals, Safer Intersections

Researcher’s System Helps Drivers Bypass Yellow-Light Indecision

Maria hurrican

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Tracking Maria's Toll

Study Finds Higher Death Count in Puerto Rico From Heart Disease, Other Causes Following Devastating Hurricane in Puerto Rico

Vigil for victims of Sri Lankan Easter bombings

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Op/Ed: Easter Attacks a "Game-Changing Event" in Sri Lanka

Professors Pinpoint 4 Underlying Causes, Say Bombings Signal ISIS Strength in Southeast Asia

Goodnight Moon

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The Moon Is Shrinking, and It’s Setting Off Moonquakes

UMD Researcher Is Part of Team That Found Lunar Tectonic Plate Activity

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