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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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New Campus Fund, Provost Innovator Awards to Expand UMD’s Do Good Footprint

Investments Aim to Support, Celebrate Efforts With Social Impact

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When the Government Shuts Down, Who Pays?

UMD Federal Budgeting Expert Forecasts Far-Reaching Pain If Congress Fails to Pass Funding Measures

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Is Hopelessness a Public Health Crisis?

Despair Is in the Air for U.S. Well-being, UMD Economist Finds

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Fall 2023’s Fresh Faces

Meet 9 Exceptional First-Year Students Starting Their Time as Terps

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State Can Achieve Its 60% Emissions Reduction Goal, UMD Analysis Shows

Report: Existing and Potential Policies Can Protect Climate, Create Jobs and Equity

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UMD Poised to Do More Good

New Courses, Faculty, Research, Opportunities Aim to Amplify Impact

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