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August 12
University of Maryland Partners with Big Ten Academic Alliance in Online Course Sharing Program
August 12
University of Maryland Joins Common Application for 2020-2021
Additional application option increases access and equity for prospective students 
July 27
New Study in Worms Shows Three Medications Currently on the Market May Have Unexpected Effects
University of Maryland researchers suggest worms can help detect potential drug safety issues 
July 17
UMD Announces SAT/ACT Tests Optional for Spring and Fall 2021 Admission
July 14
University of Maryland Solidifies Commitment to International Students
University System of Maryland and State of Maryland file lawsuit against ICE; UMD implementing additional measures to protect students’ residency status 
July 8
Commission Reaffirms UMD’s Accreditation
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has reaffirmed the University of Maryland’s accreditation, following a nearly yearlong review
Main Administration Building on the University of Maryland campus June 29
University of Maryland Main Administration Building Named for Thomas V. "Mike" Miller, Jr.
Maryland Senate President Emeritus Honored for His Role in Transforming Higher Education in Maryland 
June 24
Maryland-led, Multi-institutional Research Team Receives $10M to Transform Shellfish Farming with Smart Technology
UMD Engineers lead new multidisciplinary effort to develop new technologies for shellfish aquaculture and a sustainable management framework to help shellfish farmers realize larger economic and environmental benefits. The project also has an import education and workforce development component.
June 18
University of Maryland Named No. 1 College in U.S. For LGBTQ+ Students
Campus Pride/BestColleges 2020 Lists Recognize Inclusivity, Academic Support, Affordability 
Nebraska corn field June 18
UMD Leads $10M USDA Project to SustainCorn Belt Agricultural Production
UMD leads USDA project to to help Corn Belt farmers more efficiently use water and crop nutrients
May 22
University of Maryland Celebrates Virtual Commencement
Virtual ceremony marks first of a series of events to recognize Spring 2020 graduates
May 20
Memorial Chapel to Go Red and Blue to Celebrate University of Maryland and Prince George’s County Grads
The Office of Community Engagement will turn the Chapel red, blue from May 22 through May 31, 2020.
May 18
University of Maryland to Livestream Virtual Spring 2020 Commencement
The first-ever virtual commencement will livestream on May 22, 2020 
Reprinted with permission from AAAS April 30
New, Super-Fast Method for Ceramic Manufacturing Opens Door to AI-Driven Materials Discovery
A new study published on the cover of Science could bolster the development of batteries, fuel cells, 3D printing technologies and more
April 28
UMD Professor Christopher Jarzynski Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Distinguished Professor studies complex microscopic systems like living cells and artificial nanoscale machines using mathematics and statistics