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University Closure Today, April 24, 2017

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 1:02pm

Hundreds of Free Activities Planned for UMD’s 19th Annual Maryland Day

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:50am

Explore UMD’s world of Fearless Ideas with more than 400 free, educational, family-friendly and interactive events.

UMD Announces Finalists for Annual Do Good Challenge

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 9:25am

Six student-run teams to pitch efforts to Do Good on campus, locally and nationwide.

UMD Announces University Sustainability Fund 2017 Projects

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:20pm

15 projects will help improve sustainability on UMD campus and in the local community. 

UMD Graduate Student Wins Prestigious Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for Innovative Bioengineering

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:27am

Awarded for biomaterials-based strategies to combat Multiple Sclerosis, autoimmune diseases.

University of Maryland Welcomes AWP to Discovery District

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 12:51pm

New partnership underscores UMD’s strong creative writing program and commitment to arts education and advocacy.

UMD Research Provides Comprehensive Monitoring of Forest Loss in Brazilian Amazon

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 9:10am

Researchers use satellite image time series to better understand the dynamics of forest cover loss in the Brazilian Amazon.

University of Maryland Investigates Resistance to Glyphosate (Roundup) on Weeds in Major Crop Systems

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 12:18pm

This novel resistance to a mainstream herbicide has multi-billion dollar impact on food and feed production.

Film Producer and Former MLB Player Mark Ciardi to Speak at UMD Commencement

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 9:10am

Campus-wide ceremony will be held May 21 at Xfinity Center.

Three UMD Students Named 2017 Goldwater Scholars

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 2:51pm

Fourth student recognized with an Honorable Mention.

University of Maryland to Lead NIH-Funded Center for Engineering Complex Tissues

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 4:29pm

UMD to collaborate with Rice University, Wake Forest to advance 3-D printing applications for regenerative medicine.

Sixth Annual Good Neighbor Day Unites Community through Service

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 12:00am

Community event sees recording breaking number of volunteers.

UMD Researchers Uncover Alarming Trend in U.S. Maternal Death Statistics

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 10:52am

Abnormally high increase for older mothers suggests problems with reporting process on death certificates.

UMD-led Study Finds Ancient Earth’s Fingerprints in Young Volcanic Rocks

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 10:11am

Geochemical clues suggest that some rocks from Hawaii and Samoa may contain material formed during the planet’s birth.

UMD Researcher Awarded NSF Grant to Advance Diversity in STEM Fields

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 11:02am

Research led by Assistant Professor Julie Park will help address a NSF goal of broadening participation of underrepresented groups in STEM fields.

Twenty-four UMD Students and Alumni Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 2:16pm

Students to recieve annual stipends and payment for graduate study.

Safer Batteries Made With Wood

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 12:00am

Nature's 'bio-structure' helps UMD/MSE engineers solve lithium metal battery failure problems.

Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science & Technology Signs $87.5M Cooperative Agreement with NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 12:40pm
Five-year agreement will support the study of the solar system, stars, galaxies and the universe at large.   

Arbor Day Foundation Honors UMD with Tree Campus USA Recognition

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:21am

UMD to plant willow oak on campus in observance of Arbor Day on April 5.



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