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‘Get Listening, Kids’

How do you track 75 years of college radio at Maryland?
Decades of deejays replay history, hijinks and the music that made WMUC.

All Hail David Do

Alum named NYC taxi commissioner navigates ridesharing’s rise,
drivers’ economic woes—and plenty of midtown traffic.

Roads to Recovery

In rural Maryland, a new “been-there-done-that” approach
to the opioid crisis offers hope on four wheels.

Rendering of new basketball performance center

Basketball Performance Center Breaks Ground

Facility Will House Practice Court, Locker Rooms, Strength and Conditioning Areas, and More

electric Shuttle-UM bus at charging station


$40M Grant to Fund Climate-Friendly Shuttle-UM Buses

Gayle King at podium

A Commencement Speech Fit for a King

News Anchor Gayle King ’76 Recalls Life, Love and Ledo on First Return to Campus


UMD’s Stumble Bees

Gardens Host Pollen-Fueled Rager, Earning National Recognition

student creates "learn-to-dance" game

Summ-AR Immersion

Using Emerging Tech, Students Create Innovative Art, Interactive Games in Incubator Program

wind tunnel

Blast From the Past—and Into the Future

75 Years After Its Groundbreaking, Revived UMD Wind Tunnel Revs Up

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‘Rising’ Awareness

Libraries Exhibit Looks at Century of Student Activism

Taulia Tagovailoa

‘Tau-ring’ Over Maryland’s Record Books

After Setting Nearly Every Terps Passing Mark, Star Quarterback ‘Not Done Yet’

five Team USA lacrosse players pose with gold medals

Sports Briefs

5 Terps Win Gold in Lacrosse Championship; Shortstop Becomes UMD’s Highest MLB Draft Pick

Camden Yards

‘Mallpark’ Figure

How MLB Stadiums Scored With Fans by Adding Shopping, Theme Park Elements

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Water Out of Thin Air

Invention Offers Trickle of Hope for Climate-Driven Crisis

bus shelter with plant growing on top

Gimme (Green) Shelter

UMD-Grown, Plant-Packed Bus Shelters Debut Near Campus

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Better Together

We’ll Give Up a Lot to Share Experiences With Loved Ones, Study Shows

Jennifer Smallwood-Holmes talks to kids in classroom Toucha11y rendering

An Ally for Access

Palm-sized Robot Navigates Touchscreens for Visually Impaired Users

Hal Daumé III behind projection of code

Building AI You Can Trust

Researcher Heading New $20M NSF-Backed Institute Says Systems Should Support Societal Good

fire burns down houses

Burning Question for Babies’ Health

UMD Leads National Study on Long-Term Effects of Wildfires

fans watch as Mighty Sound of Maryland marches by

Alumni Association News

Meet the New Members; 3 Reasons to Return for UMD Homecoming

members of the Sugar Hill Sisterhood

The Sweetest Connection

From College Park to the Caribbean, Sugar Hill Sisterhood Celebrates 50th Gathering

Brandon Bennett Young holds winning robot

Class Notes

News on Friends and Classmates

Amie Ward portrait

Cheers to Safe Bars

Alum Serves Up Resources to Improve Health, Equity of Hospitality Industry

Lynde Washington poses in front of his artwork

Brush With Greatness

Former Cornerback Tackles Subjects’ Essences on Canvas

food in test tubes

Lessons in Flavoring

Food Scientist Melds Chemistry, Culinary Passion at McCormick

two gymnasts pose on horse


Can You Make Sense of This Horseplay?

football team runs through "Go Terps" banner

Rewriting the Script

Popular Football Uniform Returns Full-Time This Fall