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September 10
UMD Named One of the Nation’s Top 25 Public Colleges
CP Dream Team September 10
CP Dream Team Celebrates College Park’s African-American Heritage in Lakeland Community
Cameron Thurston, 301-405-1113
September 6
Large-Scale Wind and Solar Farms in the Sahara Would Increase Rain and Vegetation
UMD-led study published in Science shows solar and wind farms in the Sahara could double rainfall in Earth’s largest hot desert
September 6
UMD Recognized as "Best of the Best" Top 30 LGBTQ-friendly College for 2018
September 4
University of Maryland Announces ‘Year of Immigration’
Themed year will explore urgent issues related to immigration, global migration and refugees.
UMD Sundial August 29
University of Maryland Ranked Among the Top 15 Public Colleges in the Nation
Maryland’s overall ranking puts the university in the top 10 percent of institutions ranked nationally.
August 29
$1 Million from the State of Maryland will Match Brin Family Donation for Two Endowed Professorships in Computer Science at UMD
New funding grows state-matched faculty positions in computer science to six endowed professorships and two endowed chairs.
Rita Colwell in lab August 28
Responding to Cholera Before It Strikes
New international aid project builds on UMD scientist Rita Colwell’s foundational discoveries and ongoing work.
August 27
University of Maryland Named a Top Producer of Minority Graduates
UMD continues to be listed among best in the nation for minority students to earn degrees.
UMD Logo August 27
University Statement on Jacksonville Shooting
August 23
University of Maryland Statement - August 23, 2018
UMD Logo August 21
University of Maryland Recognized as a Best College in the Nation, No. 1 in Maryland
UMD named best college in Maryland by Money Magazine
Grains of wheat, the world’s most widely cultivated crop. August 17
UMD Scientist Helps Harvest Wheat’s Giant Genetic Code
Collaborative genetic findings pave the way for better wheat yields, with crops adapted to disease, heat, and drought
August 14
UMD to Host Press Conference with President and Athletic Director
August 10
Inherited Brain Pathway Underlies Risk for Anxiety Disorders