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Driving Home Pride

UMD-themed vanity plates are the highway four-leaf clovers we love to spot.
We share some of the best—and the tales behind the tags.

Charging Up That Hill

Ninety-second battery fill-ups. All-day range. Unparalleled safety.
UMD researchers are powering up EVs to save the planet.

Wild Cards

A Fluctuating, Ever-Changing, Up-and-Down Journey to Gaming Success

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Formula for Discovery

New Chemistry Building to Ignite Quantum, Sustainability Research

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Institute AIMs for Ethical AI Development

Interdisciplinary Research to Focus on Responsible Use of Revolutionary Tech

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$27.2M Gift to Support Math Research, Outreach

Funding to Endow Brin Mathematics Research Center, Establish Endowed Chair, Launch a Summer Camp for Maryland High Schoolers

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Still Cool, 100 Years Later

Look Back on the Maryland Dairy’s Funky Flavors and Coach-Inspired Creations

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A Complicated Experience, Unlocked

Student Forms Group for Peers With Incarcerated Parents

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Designing a Better Democracy

New Course Creates Innovative Ways to Increase College Election Participation

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UM-ade in Minecraft

Undergrad Virtually Builds Mall, Drawings Fans Globally to ‘Campus’

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Trampoline Gymnast Jumps to the Top

Undergrad Aims to Represent U.S. at Paris Olympics

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Sports Briefs

Baseball, Softball Development Centers Break Ground; Terp Triple Jumps to World Title

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Roving Reporter

We Road-Test Students’ New Moon Buggy Concept at NASA

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How to Make Your Workday Work for You

Ask the Expert: Advice for Real Life

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Data Security, Fully Baked

Researchers Use Recipes to Test Tool for Analyzing DoD Classification Guidelines

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Wee Mystery Solved

Terps Discover How Urine Gets Its Hue

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‘Learn, Lead, Liberate’

New Center Links Humanities, Social Change


Inked in History

Professor Tells Stories Behind Her Traditional Tattoos

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Exercise on the Brain

Researcher Finds That Moderate Movement Can Protect Memory and Cognition

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Can’t Stand Gossip? Let’s Chat About Its Benefits

Gabbing About Others Offers Unexpected Benefits in Social Groups, UMD and Stanford Researchers Find

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Near and Deer

Is Neighborhood Wildlife Spreading COVID?

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Alumni Association News

Terps ‘Do Good’ on Campus and Beyond

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Houston, We Have a Terp

Alum Astronaut Joins International Space Station

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Class Notes

News on Friends and Classmates

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Helping Teams Score, Behind the Scenes

3 Alums Crunch Numbers as Sports Analytics Experts for Pro Teams in the DMV

Lauren Champion rowing

Alum Conquers ‘World’s Toughest Row’

Terp, Teammate Complete Race Across Atlantic in Record Time

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Hands Across UMD

An ‘Underexposed’ Photo of UMD History

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‘David’s Dream’ Shines

Sculpture Dedicated to Late Groundbreaking Artist