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Washington Post–UMD Poll Shows Decline in Hogan’s Popularity

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:06pm

Governor’s popularity declines when voters consider 2018.

University of Maryland Develops Model to Prevent E. coli Outbreaks in Leafy Greens

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:53am

Contamination of soil with wild pig and cattle feces has direct correlation to E. coli prevalence in leafy greens.


UMD Graduate School Programs Ranked Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 1:56pm

62 UMD graduate programs and specializations ranked among the top in the nation.

Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center at UMD Signs $64.8M Cooperative Agreement with NASA

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 4:53pm

NASA has awarded a cooperative agreement to the University of Maryland to continue collaborative research in the field of Earth systems science.

Methane-filled Atmosphere of Early Earth Helped ‘Clear the Air’ for Oxygen

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 2:47pm

UMD-Led team finds thick clouds of methane forced hydrogen out of the atmosphere, enabling today’s oxygen-rich atmosphere to develop.

UMD Selected to Lead Panel on University Ecosystems at SXSW

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 11:13am

Panel discussion will highlight opportunities for entrepreneurs and showcase how a regional partnership with a university can drive growth and innovation.

University of Maryland’s Annual Giving Day Raises Over $2 Million

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 5:06pm

Funds will support student scholarships, academic programs, and campus initiatives.

Scientists Create World’s First Time Crystals

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:08pm

Joint Quantum Institute (UMD-NIST) researchers forge a new state of matter using atoms and lasers.

Rapid Changes Point to Origin of Ultra-fast Black Hole “Burps”

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 12:33pm

Temperature swings of black hole winds measured for the first time.

University of Maryland Develops New CRISPR-Cpf1 Gene Editing System for Plants

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 11:57am

Updated technology can help ensure global food security for world population growth.  

UMD Research Finds Young Latino Boys Tend to Have Stable Family Lives, Yet Lag on Academics

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 2:20pm

Research suggests early interventions to help Latino boys thrive academically.

Vigilante Coffee Company Welcomed as Latest Greater College Park Addition

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 12:10pm

Locally owned and operated specialty coffee company plans to partner with university at its second café location.

Earth Likely Began with a Solid Shell

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 3:57pm
New research suggests that plate tectonics began later in Earth’s history.

New Link Found Between Sex and Viruses

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 11:29am

A protein required for sperm-egg fusion is identical to a protein viruses use to invade host cells.


University of Maryland Among Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 11:01am

The University of Maryland ranks 15th among large schools. 

UMD Named a 2017 Best Value College by The Princeton Review

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 8:53am

The University of Maryland is one of the nation's best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and at an afforable price.   

University of Maryland Recognized as a Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 9:39am

The University of Maryland is among the country's top 25 producers of Fulbright scholarship winners, with 15 students earning the award for 2016-2017.

UMD Researchers Use Space Laser Technology to Explain Dry Season Growth in Amazon Rainforest

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 3:47pm

UMD researchers use LIDAR satellite technology to more accurately measure seasonal changes in leaf area within Amazon.



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