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December 10
Strong Growth in Carbon Emissions Expected for 2018
UMD Geographical Sciences researchers team up with international group to issue global report.
December 10
WeWork University of Maryland is Now Open
WeWork’s first location in Maryland and first on a college campus. 
Stream photo by Kelsey Wood December 3
Saltier Waterways Create Dangerous “Chemical Cocktails”
 UMD-led research shows dangers of excess salt in waterways, need for management and regulation
Map predicting at-risk species PNAS December 3
New Machine Learning Method Predicts Possible Additions to Global List of Threatened Plant Species
UMD scientist co-led the creation of a computer model to assess risk probabilities for 150,000 plant species worldwide
November 29
UMD Sustainability Report Marks Significant Climate Action Progress
November 29
UMD Researchers and Resilinc Corp. Create Index of Climate Change Risk to Company Supply Chains
November 26
Capital One Tech Incubator Opens in Diamondback Garage
“Innovation Lab” for computing to strengthen pipeline between students, industry
November 20
UMD Report Finds Stark Challenges for Latino Youths in Montgomery County
Report calls for more support of students’ academic, social-emotional health
November 19
UMD Report Examines Schools with High Suspension Rates in Maryland
Students with disabilities, African-Americans suspended at disproportionately high rates, research finds
November 15
Fewer Americans Are Volunteering and Giving Than Any Time in the Last Two Decades
UMD's Do Good Institute’s new report examines trends for all 50 States, 215 metro areas.
November 14
University of Maryland Breaks Ground on E.A. Fernandez IDEA Factory
New building will inspire innovation and entrepreneurship, enable world-class research, and spur economic development.
Mizzou students of color protesting November 13
New Research Report Explores Lessons Learned From University of Missouri’s Racial Crisis
November 9
UMD Research Finds Congo Basin Native Forests Vanishing at Alarming Rate
Primary forests in the region could disappear by 2100, geographical scientists say.
November 7
UMD Releases First of Seven New Apples Bred for Maryland Growers
New UMD patented apple varieties could improve yields, growing efficiency, and profitability for farmers in Mid-Atlantic and Appalachian regions 
November 2
UMD Celebrates, Honors Veterans During Veterans Week and All Year