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August 22
University of Maryland Launches Quantum Technology Center
The new research center will catalyze the development of high-impact quantum technologies
Crystal City August 21
UMD to Open New Space for Discovery and Collaboration in Crystal City in 2020
“Discovery Center” will foster innovation among students and faculty, local residents and employees, and alumni in the area 
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August 21
University of Maryland Appoints Dr. Yvette L. Rooks as Director of Sports Medicine and Lead Team Physician
New hire marks the culmination of UMD’s implementation of recommendations by two external reviews of its football program 
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University of Maryland Statement on August 18, 2019 Pressurization Incident
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University of Maryland Logo August 21
University of Maryland Resources on Football Program External Review
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University of Maryland Named a 2019 Best Value College
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Humans and computers joint create AI stumping trivia questions then compete to answer them August 7
Seeing How Computers ‘Think’ When Answering Questions Can Lead to More Intelligent Machines Say UMD Researchers
 University of Maryland researchers created 1,213 questions in collaboration with computers to identify flaws in machine-learning language models
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August 5
UMD Researchers Win $1.5M Grant to Understand Social Media Information Campaigns
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July 31
UMD Study Shows Positive Impact of Green Infrastructure for Stormwater
Study examines how "green" practices for stormwater management can help suburban areas manage increasingly intense storms and adapt to climate change
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July 31
University of Maryland-Phillips Collection Book Prize Goes to 'Sculpture at the Ends of Slavery'
Winning manuscript by Caitlin Beach addresses sculpture’s relationship to slavery and abolition in transatlantic contexts
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UMD Right Now. Photo illustration by J.J. Nelson July 25
Mellon Foundation Awards $2.8M for Research, Digitization in Humanities
Grants to Expand Programs in Black Digital Humanities, Persian and Arabic Digitization
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July 25
New International Study Identifies Causes of Multidecadal Climate Changes
UMD geologist contributes to analysis that suggests current climate models can accurately predict climate warming several decades into the future 
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July 24
Scientists Identify New Genetic Interactions that May Impact Cancer Outcomes
UMD and NCI researchers find 2 distinct relationships between gene pairs in tumor cells that could potentially be targeted for cancer therapy
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July 23
University of Maryland Working With Former Prince George’s County Executive Baker on Executive Leadership Initiative
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Assembled NGLR 3/4 scale (75 mm) prototype. Credit Simone Dell'Agnello of INFN-LNF July 11
UMD Physicist for Apollo Experiment Gets Chance to Send Next Gen Version to Moon
NASA Selects UMD-Led Proposal to Upgrade Lunar Instruments Placed by Apollo Missions
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