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Neuroscientist, UC Davis Psychology Chair Named Dean of BSOS

Susan Rivera Known for Research on Fragile X Syndrome, Autism and Down Syndrome

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Hope for the Future From Student Speaker

Commencement Honoree Leaves Legacy of Advocacy for Classmates

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UMD Expert: Putin’s ‘Cakewalk’ Illusion in Ukraine Gave Way to Attacks on Civilians

Psychology Professor Expects Leader to Double Down in Face of Ukrainian Resolve

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$2.6M in DOD Grants to Fund Studies of Climate Change Impact on Security

Projects Will Study Refugees, Governance in Warming World

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Swipe Left on Dating Stereotypes

Study Reveals Fewer Romances, Little Difference Between App, In-Person Pairings

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How ‘Home Alone’ Helped Unlock Brain Scan Data

Using Hit Films, UMD Neuroscientists Uncovered Latent Information to Illuminate Brain Activity Over Time

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Expert in Evolution of Cultures Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Michele Gelfand Developed Well-known ‘Tightness-Looseness’ Theory

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Op/ed: The Psychology of White Supremacy

Expert in Radicalization Says Movements Prey on Desire for Respect, Significance

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‘Zero Excuses’

Alum Who Attended UMD as a Dreamer Helps Other Immigrants Rebuild Their Lives

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

Countries With ‘Looser’ Social Norms Faced Worse Outbreaks

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President Donald Trump's supporters converge on the Capitol building on Jan. 6, when rioters stormed the building as lawmakers were set to certify President-elect Joe Biden's electoral victory in what was supposed to be a routine process headed to Inauguration Day.

Op/ed: What’s Driving Trump’s Foot Soldiers

UMD Psychologist Says Understanding Could Help Mitigate Far-right Extremism

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Dedicated to Making a Difference

December Commencement Student Speaker Grapples With Identity, Commits Himself to Equality of Opportunity

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