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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.
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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
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UMD Student Team Selected as a Finalist in the 2017 Collegiate Inventors Competition
A team of UMD engineering students to compete for patent support. 
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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. 
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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.  
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Statement from the University of Maryland in Response to Recent JCRC Petitions - September 2017
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UMD-Led Project Awarded $3M NSF Grant to Study Big Data Ethics
Multi-disciplinary team, representing six research institutions, will study issues surrounding user consent, risk assessment and regulations. 
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UMD President’s Statement on the U.S. Department of Education’s “Interim Guidance” on Campus Sexual Misconduct and Assault
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University of Maryland Launches Coalition Application to Improve College Access
New suite of tools will provide additional level of support for students during the college planning and application process. 
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UMD Selects “March: Book Three” by John Lewis for First Year Book
No. 1 bestseller recounts Congressman’s life in the Civil Rights Movement.
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UMD Appoints Joint President/Senate Inclusion & Respect Task Force Members
Task force will consider how to nurture a campus climate that stands against hate and reaffirms the university’s values.
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UMD Opens Outdoor Flight Laboratory to Advance Autonomy, Robotics
First university facility of its kind in D.C.-Maryland-Virginia region.
September 13
University of Maryland Joins Network of Colleges and Universities Serving the Baltimore Region
With growing investment in Baltimore as a hub of higher education, UMD joins member-funded Baltimore Collegetown Network
September 12
UMD-Led Research Predicts Dangerous Blood Pressure Drops in ICU Patients
 A research team, composed of engineers from the University of Maryland (UMD) and physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School has developed a predictive model that can warn of sudden blood pressure drops in ICU patients before they occur.