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USM Named to Top 10 of Nation’s Patent-Producing Universities

University of Maryland, College Park Awarded 59 Patents in 2023

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5 Totally Turtle-y Love Stories

On Valentine’s Day, UMD Faculty and Staff Couples Shell Out Perks of Working Together

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Op/ed: Super Bowl Party or Political Party?

How Foods for the Big Game Can Deliver a Partisan Bite

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Your Printer May Spill All of Your Secrets

UMD Professor Explains the Alarming Creativity of Today’s Cyberattacks—and the 5 Unlikely Places You’re Vulnerable

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Op/ed: How Accreditation Improves Policing

Public Policy Researcher Cites Widespread Support for Competency-Enhancing Measure

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UMD Analysis: Rapid Methane Emissions Cuts Needed to Slow Climate Change

30% Reduction Would Limit Global Temperature Rise in Coming Decades

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UMD-led Study Finds Link Between School Desegregation and Midlife Cognitive Function

Early-Life Education Key to Erasing Disparities Between Racial Groups, Researchers Say

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Op/ed: The Daunting Dilemma of Disaster Insurance

States Must Be at Front Lines of Reform as Climate Change Surges, Public Policy Researcher Argues

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A Peek Inside … Public Policy Professor Brandi Slaughter’s Office

Framed Food Stamp, Iconic Roosevelt Quote Fuel Child Advocate’s Activist Spirit

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Student Startup Helps Older Adults to Connect

Website Launching This Month in Fairfax, Va., Combats Social Isolation

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Op/ed: America Doesn’t Need More Missiles

China’s Nuclear Buildup Underscores Urgency of New U.S. Strategy, UMD Nuclear Expert, Colleagues Argue

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Op/ed: Why We Shouldn’t Bemoan the Loss of the Expanded Child Tax Credit

Much of the Money Went to Higher-Income Families or was Spent Improperly, UMD Researchers Argue

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