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November 19
UMD Report Examines Schools with High Suspension Rates in Maryland
Students with disabilities, African-Americans suspended at disproportionately high rates, research finds
November 15
Fewer Americans Are Volunteering and Giving Than Any Time in the Last Two Decades
UMD's Do Good Institute’s new report examines trends for all 50 States, 215 metro areas.
November 14
University of Maryland Breaks Ground on E.A. Fernandez IDEA Factory
New building will inspire innovation and entrepreneurship, enable world-class research, and spur economic development.
Mizzou students of color protesting November 13
New Research Report Explores Lessons Learned From University of Missouri’s Racial Crisis
November 9
UMD Research Finds Congo Basin Native Forests Vanishing at Alarming Rate
Primary forests in the region could disappear by 2100, geographical scientists say.
November 7
UMD Releases First of Seven New Apples Bred for Maryland Growers
New UMD patented apple varieties could improve yields, growing efficiency, and profitability for farmers in Mid-Atlantic and Appalachian regions 
November 2
UMD Celebrates, Honors Veterans During Veterans Week and All Year
John King Headshot November 1
President and CEO of The Education Trust John B. King Jr. to Address University of Maryland’s 2018 Winter Graduates
Former U.S. Secretary of Education has had a lifelong dedication to education as a teacher, principal, and leader of schools and school systems.
October 31
University of Maryland Releases Fall 2018 Enrollment Data
Measures Announced to Reverse Trend of Declining African-American Freshmen Enrollment 
October 29
UMD to Co-Lead First-of-its-Kind FEMA Study Of Health Effects on Wildland Firefighters
October 22
Nature + Art + Climate + Change: International Forum in Washington
The Phillips Collection and University of Maryland present Hannes Koch and Florian Ortkrass, and Henry Elkus in conversation.  
October 11
Hornbake Library explores American Dream in Occupied Japan
Interactions between Japanese and Americans in war-torn Tokyo provide the compelling focus of an exhibit opening October 19 in Hornbake Library.
October 10
UMD Researchers Receive $1.3M Grant to Build App Targeting Underserved Populations
October 8
UMD Celebrates Homecoming 2018
October 8
Mountaintop Observatory Sees Gamma Rays from Exotic Milky Way Object
Space jets accelerate particles and send a high-energy signal to Earth.