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Photo of UMD computational biologists Mihai Pop and Todd Treangen October 6
UMD Partners with Signature Science, Fraunhofer on DNA Screening to Detect Biological Threats
With funding from IARPA, researchers will work on next-generation computational and bioinformatics tools to screen DNA sequences.
October 6
University of Maryland Named Finalist for 2017 APLU Innovation & Economic Prosperity Universities Awards
 The University of Maryland has been named as one of five finalists for the  Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) fifth annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards.
Photo of Exhibitors at College Park Day October 5
City of College Park to Celebrate Community
Eighth annual College Park Day takes place on Saturday, October 7 at the College Park Aviation Museum and Airport.
Photo of MPower logo October 5
UMB, UMCP Announce New Strategic Partnership Signature Projects
Marking the one-year anniversary, University of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State continues to demonstrate innovation and impact throughout the state.
Photo of International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union protest after the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire October 5
Hornbake Library Exhibit Showcases Labor Movement’s Contribution to Social Justice in America
First major exhibit featuring historic AFL-CIO archive.
Building Together Logo October 4
University of Maryland Announces Unprecedented Investment from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation
Building Together: An Investment for Maryland will transform UMD through $219,486,000 gift.
Photo of two female UMD students October 3
UMD Launches Center for Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education
Center will be a national hub for research and collaboration on best practices for creating inclusive campuses.
Archived Issued of The Diamondback October 2
UMD Libraries Makes University History More Accessible
University Libraries concludes phase one of efforts to completely digitize the The Diamondback.
Climate Action Plan 2.0 Logo October 2
University of Maryland Releases Climate Action Plan 2.0
The University of Maryland released today an updated climate action plan that outlines new strategies and priorities to help the university become carbon neutral by 2050.
Photo of international scientific panels October 2
Snowball Nominations Process Drives Membership in International Scientific Panel, Reports UMD Study
UMD researchers find group of global elite disproportionately driving scientific review process.
September 29
University of Maryland to Announce Transformative Investment, Oct. 4
Collegiate Inventors Competition Logo September 29
UMD Student Team Selected as a Finalist in the 2017 Collegiate Inventors Competition
A team of UMD engineering students to compete for patent support. 
Photo of Fresh Produce September 28
UMD Organizes Virtual Food Drive to Provide Hurricane Relief and Local Food Access
Office of Community Engagment partners with Alumni Assocation, campus and community organizations to collect healthy food items for those in need. 
Photo of UMD Virtual Reality Lab September 28
UMD Awarded U.S. Department of Commerce Grant to Launch Immersive Media Innovation Ecosystem
University to develop MAVRIC, a regional hub for immersive media technology with investment from the Economic Development Administration.  
UMD Logo September 27
Statement from the University of Maryland in Response to Recent JCRC Petitions - September 2017