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Headshot of Rita Colwell November 21
France Recognizes Contributions of UMD’s Colwell with Appointment to the Legion of Honor
Colwell's career bridges many areas, including microbiology, ecology, infectious disease, public health and computer and satellite technology.
The HAWC Observatory, perched next to a volcano in Mexico November 21
UMD-led Collaboration Sheds Light on Origin of Excess Anti-matter
High-altitude observatory suggests dark matter as possible culprit.
November 20
University of Maryland Statement on Tax Bill -- November 20, 2017
University of Maryland and University System of Maryland express concerns on tax bill attacking higher education.
Photo of 'first-light' image November 15
UMD Astronomers Partner on Powerful New Automated Sky Survey
UMD scientists will use powerful new telescope camera for research and education.
Photo of sticky with design thinking scribbled on it November 15
UMD Ranked in Top 10 for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Education for Third Straight Year
Campus-wide initiative earns UMD No. 8 ranking from Princeton Review & Entrepreneur Magazine.
Photo of a coal power plant in Xian, China November 14
UMD-led Study Indicates India Is Replacing China as World’s Top Source of Sulfur Dioxide Air Pollution
India’s sulfur dioxide emissions grew over past decade, while China’s declined significantly, study shows.
Photo of Grip Boost Gel November 13
University of Maryland Start-Up Company Grip Boost Inc. Goes Global
Grip Boost’s patent-pending technology was originally invented by the Complex Fluids and Nanomaterials Group in UMD’s A. James Clark School of Engineering.
President Loh receiving APLU IEP award November 13
University of Maryland Receives Top Prize at APLU Innovation & Economic Prosperity University Awards
UMD is the first two-time winner of the top prize, and first institution to garner both a category award and the top prize in the same year.
Photo of Wood Stove November 10
UMD-Born Company Gets $1.2M Investment from New Maryland Momentum Fund
Photo of exterior of A. James Clark Hall November 10
University of Maryland Dedicates A. James Clark Hall, Transforming Region’s Biotech Corridor
Newest engineering facility provides state-of-the-art bioengineering facilities to spur innovation in one of the university’s fastest-growing undergraduate degree programs.
Photo of group of UMD student veterans November 9
University of Maryland to Offer Application Fee Waiver to U.S. Veterans and Service Members
Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success initiative will begin in August 2018 for students applying for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Photo of UMD logo November 9
University of Maryland Statement on Amicus Brief in Support of DACA -- November 9, 2017
Photo of pediatric patient having an ear examination November 9
University of Maryland Spinout Developing Pediatric Cancer Drug Delivery System to Prevent Hearing Loss from Chemotherapy
Otomagnetics awarded $2.3 million fast track NIH/NCI SBIR contract.
Photo of students on Mckeldin Mall November 8
UMD Community Members Reflect on Fraught Times
Photo of UMD student next to recycling waste bins November 7
UMD Continues Sustainability Progress Towards Carbon Neutrality
Highlights include Climate Action Plan 2.0, installation of solar panels, expansion of compost collection sites, and more.