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UMD Researchers Help Hyattsville’s Food Forests Look to the ‘FEWture’

September 22, 2023


UMD Celebrates Launch of the Maryland Initiative for Literacy and Equity

September 21, 2023


“Inclusive Excellence” Takes Center Stage in Vibrant Democracy and Education Dialogue

September 19, 2023


Grand Challenges Team Meets With County Stakeholders


September 13, 2023

Maryland Initiative for Digital Accessibility (MIDA) Launches

July 21, 2023


Tackling Childhood Literacy: A Grand Challenge

July 14, 2023


Using Machine Learning for Equitable Weather Forecasting in a Changing Climate

May 8, 2023


Rising to a Grand Challenge: Food, Energy, and Water in a Changing Climate

April 12, 2023


Rising to a Grand Challenge: Childhood Literacy

March 28, 2023


University of Maryland Awards $30 Million to Projects Addressing Humanity’s Grand Challenges

February 16, 2023


‘Meaningful, Tangible, Real-world Impact’  Provost Provides Update on Grand Challenges Grants, Announces New Award Category

December 6, 2022


Grand Challenges Update: 111 Project Grant Proposals Submitted, in Addition to 24 Institutional Grant LOIs, for Total of 135 Submissions

October 28, 2022


Grand Challenges Grants Update: Nine Institutional Grant Proposals Move Forward

September 27, 2022


Grand Challenges Institutional Grants Update: 24 LOIs Submitted Representing All 12 Colleges

July 18, 2022


New Grants Program Aims for UMD Impact on Society’s Grand Challenges

Apr 21, 2022


New Strategic Plan Maps Out How to Move UMD ‘Fearlessly Forward,’ Emphasizing Commitment to Solving Grand Challenges

Feb 10, 2022

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