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January 31
UMD-Led Study Reveals Upsides & Downsides to the “Loosening” of America
Research looks at positive and negative impacts of 200 years of relaxing cultural norms
UMD Main Administration Building in Snow January 30
Updates From the University System of Maryland
January 30
Machine Learning Finds Multiple Factors Underlie Cancer Immunotherapy Success
UMD computer scientist leads work to better ID which cancer patients will benefit from immunothehorapy
January 29
The University of Maryland, College Park will open late at 10 am, Wednesday, January 30, 2019, due to inclement weather.
January 29
Due to expected inclement weather, the University of Maryland, College Park will close today, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 2 pm.
January 24
New UMD 3D Nanoprinting Strategy Opens Pipeline to Revolution in Medicine, Robotics
UMD engineers advance “microfluidic circuits” by printing smallest-known 3D one-way fluid valve  
January 15
UMD-Led Study Gives Major New Insight on Honey Bee Parasite
New research upends long-standing assumption about feeding habits of varroa mites, a primary threat to honey bees worldwide
January 15
The University of Maryland, College Park is open on time, Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
January 13
The University of Maryland, College Park will be closed, Monday, January 14, 2019, due to inclement weather.
January 11
NICER View of Black Hole Gives New Insight into Source of Dramatic X-ray Flashes
Research led by UMD astrophysicist gives detailed picture of X-ray outburst from small black hole actively pulling in star material
DNA illustration. Image Credit DennisM2 January 9
UMD Gets First-Ever ‘New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award’
With “New Innovator” award, UMD researcher’s recent crop editing grants total more than $1 million 
UMD Logo December 31
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Close-up photo of an ion trap. Credit: S. Debnath and E. Edwards/JQI December 20
National Quantum Initiative Becomes Law
 National act with UMD fingerprints provides more than $1.2 billion in funding for U.S. quantum technology R&D
December 20
$2M Transportation Development Grant Awarded to Maryland to Bolster Planning along Purple Line Corridor
Soybean crops in Brazil December 18
UMD Research Reveals Massive Cropland Expansion in Brazil
Brazil’s intensive row crop area nearly doubled since 2000, researchers find.