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January 17
The University of Maryland, College Park is open without delay Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
Photo of C.D. Dan Mote Jr. January 12
NAE President C.D. Mote, Jr., a Regents’ Professor and Past-President of UMD Is Named a Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors
The National Academy of Inventors recognizes  “academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.” 
January 11
University of Maryland Receives $5M National Science Foundation Grant to Support Next Generation of Cyber Leaders
Funding will provide scholarships for students in UMD’s Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students program
Salted Road January 10
North American Waterways are Becoming Saltier and More Alkaline
New UMD-led research highlights the need for better regulation of road salt, fertilizers and other salty compounds.
Photo of a pregnant belly January 9
As U.S. Maternal Deaths Rise, UMD Research Underscores Impact of Flawed Data
Researchers urge for improved data collection to reduce maternal mortality.
January 9
The University of Maryland, College Park will open late at 10 am, Tuesday, January 9, 2018, due to inclement weather.
January 8
The University of Maryland, College Park will close early at 1 pm, Monday, January 8, 2018, due to inclement weather.
Photo of traffic January 4
Curbing Climate Change
UMD study finds strong rationale for the human factor in reducing and predicting climate change.
January 4
The University of Maryland, College Park will open late at 10 am, Thursday, January 4, 2018, due to inclement weather.
Photo of Michael Cox Jr January 2
University of Maryland Announces Appointment of New Director for the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute
Michael E. Cox, Jr., named new Director of the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute
Photo of Congressman Elijah Cummings delivering speech at UMD winter commencement December 20
UMD Celebrates 2017 Winter Graduates, Bestows Honorary Degrees
U.S. Representative Elijah E. Cummings received honorary Doctor of Public Service, parents of 2nd Lt. Richard W. Collins III received posthumous Bachelor of Humane Letters on his behalf.
Photo of female faculty member with female students December 19
UMD Awarded $2.5M Grant from U.S. Department of State to Support Women Leaders in the Middle East, North Africa
Two-year grant will support “Women as Partners in Progress,” a new initiative that will promote women's leadership and gender-inclusive policies in the Middle East and North Africa.
Best of Venue Awards December 18
University of Maryland Venues Earn National Recognition
Unique Venues awards UMD in two categories for the second consecutive year. 
UMD Logo December 14
University of Maryland to Host Winter 2017 Commencement
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings to address winter 2017 graduates at evening commencement ceremony. 
Illustration of tcells attacking cancer cells December 14
UMD's IBBR Awarded NIH Grant to Investigate Body's T-cell Mechanism of Attack
$3.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help researchers develop innovative therapeutics to fight viruses and tumors.