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Researcher Awarded $1M From NASA to Develop Disease Forecasting Center and App

Rita Colwell’s Distinguished Career Culminates in Project Predicting and Preventing Cholera

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Hearing Echoes of Battle to Get Seat Belts to ‘Click’

Historian’s Smithsonian-Sponsored Project to Explore Tension Between Mandates and Public Safety

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Study Shows Mandatory Food Safety Guidelines Needed to Protect Public Health

Laws Show Voluntary Guidelines Insufficient to Prevent Illness Outbreaks, Recalls

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5 Key Takeaways From COP26

Participating UMD Researchers, Staff Share Hopes, Concerns as UN Climate Conference Wraps Up

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Double Duty

Architecture School’s 3 New Dual Degrees to Prepare Students for a Changing, Challenging World

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Testing Time for Leader in Campus COVID Fight

Keeping Terps Safe Means Long Days, Hard Calls for Interim Health Center Director

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Social Distancing, the Sequel

How the COVID-19 Outbreak Echoes—and Diverges From—the 1918 Flu Pandemic

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A Strong Terp (Game) Showing

‘Wheel of Fortune,’ ‘Jeopardy!’ to Feature UMD Contestants on Same Night

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Student Services to Continue During Break, Online Classes

Altered Plans for Dining, Housing, Health Center Outlined

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Courses to Go Online Through at Least April 10 After Extended Break

Telework Options Explored; Maryland Day Canceled; Commencement Decision Pending

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Do Border Restrictions During Epidemics Work?

Grant to Support Research on Why Countries Ignore or Follow World Health Organization Guidance During Major Outbreaks

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Coronavirus Test Questions

What Went Wrong With U.S. Monitoring and What to Do Next: A Virus Transmission Expert Explains

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