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College Park Ready to Deliver Amazon HQ2
University of Maryland will make a pitch to put Amazon's second headquarters in College Park.
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Statement from President Wallace D. Loh on Title IX
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UMD Named Top Producer of Minority Graduates
The University of Maryland has been named a Top 100 Minority Degree Producer, ranking No. 34 overall for conferring the most undergraduate degrees to minority students and No. 66 overall for graduate and professional degrees.
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Statement from Wallace D. Loh on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) Program - September 5, 2017
Synapto Prototype August 29
University of Maryland Undergraduates Develop Tools to Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease before Patients Show Symptoms
“Synapto” awarded first place in 2017 NIH DEBUT Challenge.
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Congressman Anthony G. Brown to Speak at the University of Maryland
Will Address Race, Politics and Reconciliation in Conversation with Campus Community.
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New UMD Hyperloop Pod Races Against Rivals this Weekend
Students compete in second SpaceX competition.
Photo of Dentist with Patient at 2014 Mission of Mercy Event August 25
UMD, Catholic Charities DC Team Up to Provide Free Dental and Health Care to Local Community
Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy and Health Equity Festival will take place Sept. 8 & 10 at the University of Maryland’s XFINITY Center
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Large, Distant Comets More Common Than Previously Thought
UMD-led study suggests there are about seven times more “long-period” comets than predicted.
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UMD Recognized Nationally in Sierra Club Sustainability Rankings
UMD finished No. 33 overall and No. 2 out of the Big Ten in Sierra Magazine's 2017 Cool Schools ranking.
Photo of two female UMD students August 22
UMD and Bowie State Univ. Launch Training Program to Increase Diversity in Education Research
Five-year grant will provide UMD and BSU students with research and academic mentoring.
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UMD Announces Updates to Fan Code of Conduct and Prohibited Items & Behavior Policies to Enhance Fan Safety
Recommendations from Athletic Council affirm core values of diversity, inclusion and respect.
Photo of UMD Professor Rita Colwell August 18
UMD's Colwell Awarded 2017 International Prize for Biology
Renowned scientist honored for discoveries in marine microbiology, bioinformatics and cholera prevention.
August 15
State and University Leaders Gather at UMD To Launch Maryland Energy Innovation Institute
The Maryland Energy Innovation Institute (MEI2) was created by the state to turn research breakthroughs at UMD and other state colleges and universities into commercial, clean energy solutions that meet the needs of the state and its people.
Photo of Toggle Talk Program in Classroom August 14
UMD Researchers Help Children Improve Language Skills With $3.3M Department of Education Grant
UMD researchers use $3.3M Department of Education grant to test program designed to help children more easily shift between informal and formal English dialects.