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The Dreams of Fatema

Driven from Afghanistan by extremism, a journalism student lands at UMD and prepares to reclaim her lost homeland.

Structural Damage

Maryland’s vanishing tobacco barns represent the vestiges of slavery and a legacy of disease. UMD historic preservationists are racing to document them anyway.

Truth in Exile

Decades after more than 100,000 Japanese Americans were forced into camps during World War II, a UMD archival expert is making sure the dark history of their management finally comes to light.

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Staging a Revolution

Terps Have Endless Opportunities to Explore, Innovate in the Arts

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‘A Hub for Discussion, Innovation and Discovery’

Ceremonial Groundbreaking Held for Zupnik Hall

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UMD Makes $20M Investment in Need-Based Financial Aid

Terrapin Commitment Program to Expand Support for Pell Grant-Eligible, In-State Students

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A Flying Start for Greater College Park

Aviation Landing to Rise Across From Metro Station

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UMD Esports Comes Online

RecWell Program Puts Teams Into Elite Competition

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Gearing Up for Battle

Sparks—and Creativity—Fly When Combat Robotics Club Enters Arena

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The Secrets to Social Success

Students Learn to Game Algorithms and Grow Audiences in Popular Class

Sister Maureen Schrimpe

‘A Mission of Welcome’

Nun Nutritionist Has Served UMD Students for 30 Years

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Roam Again

Terps on Board in Return to Study Abroad

A video projection shows photos and newspaper clippings of slain Black men

‘Food’ for Thought

Performance Piece Asks Tough Questions Via Unexpected Messenger: Puppets

UMD men's basketball team stands on sideline, with one player with Ukrainian flag draped over his shoulders

Showing Support on the Court

Men’s Basketball Player From Ukraine Grapples With War From Afar

SECU Stadium

Stadium Renamed in Partnership With SECU

Credit Union to Support Maryland Athletics, Financial Literacy and Community Service

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Cover Stories

ARHU Dean’s Podcast Debates Musical Remakes

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Planetary Protectors

Terps Helped Propel NASA Mission to Redirect an Asteroid

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Backyard Climate Guard

Extension Experts: Climate-Resilient Gardening’s Just a Few Steps Away

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Roots of Injustice

Research Finds More Vulnerable Tree Canopy in Redlined Baltimore

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Electromagnetic Control Could Pull Surgery Into the Future

UMD Mechanical Engineering Researcher Is ‘Disarming’ Surgery Robots

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Moving Beyond ‘Getting Tough’

Amid Spiraling Violence, Criminologist Studies New Approaches to Gun Crime

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The Big Question

What’s Been the Most Significant Lie or Untruth Told to the Public?

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Alumni Association News

The Alumni Excellence Awards

Geoff Larson ’80 poses near brewing equipment with mountains in the background

Beer, Off the Beaten Track

Alum Celebrates 35 Years of Craft Brewing Success in Alaska

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Here’s to a Terp Toastmaster

Alum’s Toast Wins $50K in Guinness Contest

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Class Notes

News on Friends and Classmates

Delante Desouza ’16 shoots a basketball as Michael Cooper in "Showtime" TV show

‘Showtime’ for a Terp’s Transformation

Computer Science Grad Channels ’80s Lakers Star on Hit HBO Series

Julia Ruth ’14 poses in Cyr wheel

Balancing Act

Circus Performer Combines Passions for Physics and Acrobatics

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Totally Turtle-y Taxidermy

Preserved Donation of Aquatic Animal Fits in Swimmingly at UMD