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CRSPR Gene editing Artistic rendering by Ernesto del Aguila III NIH_NHGRI September 21
UMD Researcher Gets $1.1 Million NSF Grant to Perfect Gene Editing & Regulation Tools in Plants
 Scientist’s work advances plant genomics research and better crop production worldwide  
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September 19
University of Maryland Expands Hate-Bias Response Program
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Finding another Earth  Image credit: NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech September 18
UMD Astronomer Co-authors National Report Calling for Space Telescope to ID and Study Earth-like Planets
UMD astronomer co-authored report that outlines a long-term strategy to  study distant planets that might harbor life.  
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September 18
Echo Chambers Persist in Climate Politics, UMD Research Shows
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September 17
Gone for Good? Classifying Drivers of Global Forest Loss
Geographical Sciences research attributes 27% of global forest loss to permanent land use change for commodity production.
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Maryland Alumnus Gives $1M to Support Innovative Business Teaching
Gift to expand Maryland Smith’s Office of Transformational Learning.
September 14
University of Maryland, Governor Hogan Announce Grant to Support the Development of a New Maryland Crime Research and Innovation Center
UMD awarded grant from Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention aimed at reducing violent crime, and improving lives of Maryland citizens.
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September 14
UMD to Memorialize Capital Gazette Shooting Victims
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Headshot of Lokerson September 13
UMD Alumna Jean E. Lokerson Bequeaths $1.75M to Support Scholarships for Education Students
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September 11
UMD-Led Quantum Light Research Enables Sources of Nearly Identical Photons
 Such light sources will likely be important for future quantum information devices.
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UMD Named One of America’s Best Colleges for Student Voting
Washington Monthly releases first-of-its-kind list of schools turning students into voting citizens.
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September 10
UMD Named One of the Nation’s Top 25 Public Colleges
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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
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September 6
UMD Recognized as "Best of the Best" Top 30 LGBTQ-friendly College for 2018
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