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Two Professors Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Sociologist Patricia Hill Collins, Geologist Richard Walker to Be Inducted for Research Into Inequality, Early Solar System

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Two Professors Named Andrew Carnegie Fellows

Sociologist Rashawn Ray and Historian Sarah Cameron Will Each Receive $200K to Support Research Projects

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Study: Most Americans Oppose Medical Discrimination Against Trans People

Opinions Could Vary Based on Race of Patients, Research Finds

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6 Reasons to Drop the Generation Labels

From Lack of Science to Emphasis on Consumerism, UMD Sociologist Explains Why Nicknames Need to Go

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Go ‘Beyond the Field’ With Homecoming Address

UMD Expert on Racial Disparities and Policing Finds Hope Through Research

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UMD, Google Unit Partner on Developing VR Training Platform for Police

New Research a Highlight of Inaugural ‘Beyond the Field’ Homecoming Address

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UMD Researchers Find Ripple Effects of Racism in Homeownership

Brookings Study Highlights How Disparities Undercut Opportunities

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College Leads Effort Toward More Racially Equitable Society

Behavioral and Social Sciences’ Anti-Black Racism Initiative Engages Campus, Community

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Making Your Voice Heard—Safely

Campus Experts Offer Tips to Avoid Virus, Other Trouble at Protests

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Does It Still ‘Take a Village?’

UMD-led Research to Study Changing Family Dynamics and Child Health in Africa

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Op/ed: Should Presidential Campaigns Ditch the Door-Knocking?

Experts Say Success of Voter Outreach Tactics Depends on Who’s Doing the Work—and Where

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The Changing Faces of the Movement for Justice

Researchers to Start Study at Friday’s March on Washington

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