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  • UMD Researchers Recognized in Research.com’s 2022 Top Scientists and Top Universities Rankings

    The University of Maryland (UMD) and its faculty scholars were recognized among Research.com's 2022 rankings of Top Scientists and Top Universities. Over 400 UMD-affiliated researchers were included among the Top Scientists in the nation and the world across Research.com’s 24 academic discipline categories, and UMD was listed among the Top Universities in the U.S. and globally in every category.

  • Grand Challenges Grants Update

    The following announcement was shared with the campus community regarding the Grand Challenges Grants program: Dear Campus Community,

  • Sports Stadiums Could Change the Game for Future Elections, GVPT Researcher Finds

    According to new research conducted by Department of Government and Politics Professor and Center for Democracy and Civic Engagement (CDCE) Research Director Mike Hanmer—along with colleagues at four other universities in partnership with the Civic Responsibility Project (CRP)—Americans support sports stadiums becoming another place where individuals can go to cast their vote; a change introduced in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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At Innovate Maryland, Pines Heralds Turning ‘Expertise Into Action’

From Landmine Danger to Food Security, UMD Inventions of the Year Tackle Grand Challenges
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New Grants Program Aims for UMD Impact on Society’s Grand Challenges

Up to $30M Will Launch Cross-Disciplinary Centers and Institutes, Support Innovative Research
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Former Vice President for Research Named U.S. Commerce Under Secretary

Laurie Locascio Will Lead NIST, Where She Had Served for Three Decades
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