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Philip Merrill College of Journalism August 7
UMD Receives $3 Million Investment from Scripps Howard Foundation to Create Center for Investigative Journalism
 Adult and juvenile deer tick near a U.S. dime August 2
UMD-Led Team Receives $7.7 Million NIH Grant for First-of-its-Kind Tick-Borne Disease Research
 Multi-Institutional research program to examine tick immune responses to pathogens that cause Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses
July 31
University of Maryland Names Jeff Hollingsworth Vice President and Chief Information Officer
July 30
University of Maryland, Governor Hogan, Announce New Center to Advance Workforce Readiness for Youth with Disabilities
Batteries July 26
Advance Could Yield Safer, Longer-Range Electric Car Batteries
Chemical engineers from UMD pack more energy in same space for reliable battery.
July 24
UMD Researchers Awarded $1.5 Million NSF Grant to Bridge Gap between Microelectronics, Biological Systems
First-of-a-kind bioelectronics devices could revolutionize technologies for human health, AI, energy, cyber defense and more.
Flooded corn field July 23
UMD Assistant Professor Awarded $1.1 Million to Mitigate Rising Sea-level and Saltwater Intrusion along Maryland Eastern Shore
Artist rendering of IceCube Lab at the South Pole shows a distant source emits neutrinos that are detected below the ice by IceCube sensors July 17
Detection of Single ‘Ghost Particle’ Yields Solution of Decade-Old Cosmic Ray Mystery
UMD-developed alert system allowed telescopes around the world to zero in on a supermassive black hole as a cosmic particle factory.
a single photon, stored in a quantum memory, July 10
Semiconductor Quantum Transistor Opens Door for Photon-Based Computing
Research is latest UMD-led advance in an accelerating quantum science & tech revolution.
July 6
University of Maryland Statement on College Basketball Inquiry - July 6, 2018
Child napping July 2
To Nap or Not? UMD Researcher Studies Impact of Sleep on Memory in Pre-Schoolers
NIH & NSF award $1 million to psychology researchers for comprehensive study on how sleep affects memory-related brain circuitry during the preschool years.
June 28
UMD Researcher Awarded NSF Grant to Study Early Career Researchers’ Workforce Preparation
June 28
University of Maryland Recognized as Top University for International Students
New U.S. News and World Report list highlights schools who support international students through graduation. 
Fireworks June 28
University of Maryland, City of College Park to Host Fourth of July Celebration
Free event begins at 5 p.m. and includes concert and firework show.
June 25
UMD to Host Press Conference with President and New Athletic Director
The University of Maryland will host a press conference Tuesday morning with University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh and its newly named Director of Athletics Damon Evans.