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A Bucketload of Terp Traditions

The “M Book,” with its 20 don’t-miss Maryland milestones, is back. Join a super-spirited student on her journey to complete them all.

Coal Veins

Waves of immigrants have long clashed in Pennsylvania coal country, where a UMD anthropologist is digging into the commonalities between old and new.

The Modern Battle for Maryland’s Oysters

Pirates plundered and diseases decimated the Chesapeake’s bounty, but UMD researchers are wielding AI and robotics to save a struggling industry.

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Out With the Crowd

Fans Pack Baseball Stadium to Cheer on Terps in NCAA Regional Tournament

School of Public Policy Building

‘A Link to the Past and a Window to the Future’

School of Public Policy’s Dynamic New Building Invites Problem-Solving Discourse

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UMD, GMU Launch Gun Violence Prevention Effort

Collaboration With D.C.-Area Universities to Pursue Evidence-Based Solutions


Home on the Range

Donation, Land Purchase Permanently Place Angus Cattle Program on UMD Land

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‘Bridging’ an Academic Divide

Faculty and Students Bring Writing Course to D.C. Corrections Facilities

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Tell and Show

Guests Curate Driskell Center Exhibit by Sharing Artworks That Moved Them

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A New Recipe for Success

As Yahentamitsi Opens, See How Student Dining Has Changed

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Da Vinci Drone’s New Twist

UMD Students Help Renaissance Master’s 500 Year-old Design Take Flight

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Talk About an Impressive Season

Men’s Lacrosse Team Captures NCAA Title—and We’ve Got the Final Words (and Tweets) on It

Kevin Willard guides Julian Reese through a drill

Fast Break With New Head Hoops Coach

Get to Know Kevin Willard Through a Rapid-Fire Q&A

People at Planet Word

A ‘Word’ About Research

Museum-based Project Engages Broader Public on Language Science

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Signs of the Times

Dean’s Expert Testimony Illuminates Texas ‘No Guns’ Case

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How to Make Friends as an Adult—and Keep Them

In New Book, Psychologist Debunks Myths, Offers Tips

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A New ‘Script’ for LGTBQ+ Patient Caregivers

Training Program Aims to Improve Mental Health Treatment

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Right in the Nose

Inhaled Vaccine Creates Immunity Where It’s Most Needed

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Big Data ‘Early Alarm’ for Ukraine Abuses

System Analyzes Millions of Tweets Daily to Quickly Pinpoint Atrocities, Refugee Flows

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At Journey’s End, a Warmer Welcome

Researcher Studies How Schools Can Better Integrate Young Unaccompanied Migrants


Flipping the Channel

New Professor Left Cable News for Climate Data Science

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The Big Question

What’s the Best or Worst Fictionalized Depiction of Your Field in Film, TV or a Book?

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Alumni Association News

Directory to You; Stoking Homecoming Spirit

ROXANA HADADI ’09 portrait

Critic Thinking

Vulture Writer Makes Sharp Points on Popular Culture

Anju Bist MBA ’98 and group show banana fiber sanitary pads

A Period of Change

Alum’s Banana Fiber Menstrual Pads Offer Accessible Solution to Girls and Women in India

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Blue Ambition

Food Chemist Perks Up Palette of M&Ms, Other Candies

Kevin McKeon ’85 and Tamatha Molyneux wedding picture

Class Notes

News on Friends and Classmates

Adele H. Stamp

A Request to Stamp Out ‘Coarseness’ and ‘Misbehavior’

On Centennial of UMD Hiring First Dean of Women, Peek at President’s Letter to Her