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Another Kind of Tree ‘Planting’ Puts UMD Team in Hunt for $100M Climate Victory

Deceptively Simple Plan to Seal Away Carbon Could Alter Global Warming’s Trajectory

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Volunteer Time Value Rises to $29.95 Per Hour, Report Finds

Do Good Institute Partners With Nonprofit to Show That Communities Nationwide Benefitted in 2021 From Volunteer Time, Skills and Efforts, Despite Pandemic Challenges

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A Decade of Do Good Times

Student Competition Changed the Lives of Its Veterans—and Transformed Their Ventures

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Ewaoluwa Ogundana M.P.P. ’23 in a #PolicyTerps T-shirt

Public Policy Student’s Blog Post Spurs Maryland Legislative Action

Bills Expanding Opportunities for Undocumented Residents Could Address Staffing Shortages in Hospitals and Schools

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Taking on a Toxic Legacy

UMD Researchers Say EPA Needs New Approach to Regulating Complex Stews of Harmful Chemicals

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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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Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on the screens remotely speaks during the General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly

Only Half of Iranians Expect Restored Nuclear Deal, UMD Survey Finds

Few Want to Withdraw—But Respondents Have Little Confidence in U.S., Biden

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UMD Researchers Find Ripple Effects of Racism in Homeownership

Brookings Study Highlights How Disparities Undercut Opportunities

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UMD Research Shows Maryland Excels in Service But Lags Nation in Neighborliness

Do Good Institute and Civic Innovation Center Report Gauges Civic Participation at State and National Levels

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A Foreseeable Collapse

UMD Expert Sees Ongoing Underestimation of Non-state Forces Amid Chaotic Military Withdrawal

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UMD to Lead Network Analyzing Lowering Voting Age to 16

Nationwide Coalition to Bring Together Researchers, Communities, Young Voters, Advocacy Groups

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Student Steps Up for Black LGBTQ+ Youth Struggling With Housing

Do Good Institute Accelerator Fellow Starts Nonprofit Seeking Greater Employment Opportunities With Local Businesses

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