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  • UMD Researchers Help Launch a Planetary Defense

    At first glance, a mission to slow down the orbit of a tiny moon around an asteroid millions of miles away might seem like an odd strategy to defend our planet. But developing our ability to knock large space rocks around could one day prove invaluable if we ever discover one is bound for a collision with Earth.

  • MPower Professor Profile: Joseph B. Richardson, Ph.D., M.A.

    In November of 2021, University of Maryland, College Park President Darryll J. Pines and University of Maryland, Baltimore President Bruce E. Jarrell named eight professors as the inaugural MPower Professors. This award from the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State (MPower) recognizes, incentivizes, and fosters faculty collaborations between the College Park and Baltimore campuses. 


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9 Multidisciplinary Projects, Initiatives to Contend for Millions in Grand Challenges Grants

New UMD Program to Support Campuswide Efforts to Tackle Societal Problems
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USM Ranks in Top 20 of Patent-Earning Institutions Worldwide

UMD Leads System’s Total, With 65 of 98 Patents Awarded in 2021
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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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