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January 20
New UMD Model Analysis Shows Paris Climate Agreement Is ‘Beacon of Hope’ for Limiting Climate Warming & Its Damage
Just published book outlines detailed analysis of likely results of meeting targets laid out in the agreement
January 20
Renowned UMD Professor Rita Colwell Named a Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors
Colwell honored for a career of innovation and discovery, including work to understand the bacterium that causes cholera and to reduce incidence of the disease
January 19
UMD Research Empowers Leaner Bus Systems for Schools
Created for the Howard County Public School System ub Maryland, the Bus system optimization tool is potentially applicable to most school busing systems
January 17
Tracking the World's Final Wilderness Frontiers
UMD researchers measure global loss of wild forest landscapes
January 12
UMD Engineering Professor Receives Presidential Early Career Award
Michael Rotkowitz Named a Recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
January 10
UMD Research Reveals Reason for Growing Pest Damage in Genetically Protected Corn Crops
Scientists describe evolution of corn earworm’s resistance to a long-effective pest management biotechnology
January 9
Five UMD Alums Are Among those Selected for Forbes’ 2017 30 Under 30 List
Alums are named in the Healthcare,  Enterprise Technology, Finance and Social Entrepreneur categories.
January 5
UMD and Brazilian Scientists Find Murky Amazon Waters Cloud Fish Vision
South American cichlid fish evolve restricted use of some visual genes shared with African relatives
January 4
Worldwide Urban Expansion to Claim Some 186,000 Square Miles of Fertile Cropland
UMD contributes to global study of urbanization’s effects on food production
December 21
University of Maryland Key Partner in New National Institute for Innovation of Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals
The $250 million dollar investment will advance leadership in pharmaceutical manufacturing
December 20
PALS Program Shares First Semester Project Results with City of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County
UMD students and faculty met with Annapolis city and Anne Arundel county officials this week to present findings from 14 projects, the first results of a yearlong partnership between the City of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, and UMD’s PALS program. 
December 19
UMD Researchers Find Ultra-thin Solution to Primary Obstacle in Solid-State Battery Development
Advance could lead to improved battery safety, performance and cost
December 16
Revised Final Exam Schedule for Saturday, December 17, 2016
In anticipation of inclement weather and the likelihood of unsafe travel conditions tonight and early Saturday morning, all final examinations scheduled for Saturday, December 17, 2016, will begin one hour later than their originally scheduled start time.
December 16
University of Maryland to Host Winter 2016 Commencement
December 15
UMD Maintains Top 10 Spot as a Best Value Public College
UMD recognized for offering exceptional academic quality and affordability