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How We Picture Greatness

College Park is hopping and humming with new businesses, housing and other perks. See for yourself.

Growing Justice From Grassroots Science

Trash and toxic substances are often dumped where poor people and communities of color live.
Public health researcher Sacoby Wilson is empowering them to fight for cleaner, safer conditions.

The Godmother of Title IX

Fifty years after the law’s passage, the legacy of Bernice Sandler Ed.D. ’69 endures through the millions of girls and women whose lives she’s changed.

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Peace in Minds

With Tears, Hugs and Anger, International Crowd Condemns Invasion

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Campus Plaza Honors 1st Lt. Richard W. Collins III

Plaque, Unity Mural Represent ‘Only the Beginning’

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Sounding the ‘Factory’ Whistle

New Engineering Building Expands Students’ and Researchers’ Opportunities to Innovate

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En Garde for Accessibility

New Equipment Allows Students Who Use Wheelchairs to Participate in Fencing Club

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TerrapinSTRONG From the Start

Onboarding Initiative Introduces Terps to UMD’s History, Values

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La Plata Beach’s Cool Transformation

SGA, RecWell Install Skating Rink to Temporarily Create Winter Wonderland on Campus

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A Decade of Do Good Times

Student Competition Changed the Lives of Its Veterans—and Transformed Their Ventures

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A Puppet by Any Other Name

Exhibit Highlights the Art Form’s Variety

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A Foothold for Refugees

UMD Welcomes Afghan Arrivals to Campus Residences

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Ph.D. Research: Why Goths Age Happily

Terp Investigating Whether Elder Goths Hold Secret to Aging Happily

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Dual Threat

Former Lacrosse Star Adds Football Title to Superb Collegiate Career

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Sports Briefs

Gymnast Vaults to Top of Maryland Leaderboard; Women Finish in Sweet 16

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Telescope Terps

Hubble’s Giant Successor Has Plenty of Connections to UMD

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Lockdown Breakdown

Study Finds Fatigue With Mobility Restrictions Sets in Quickly

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No Appetite for Racist Stereotypes

In New Book, Professor Chews Over the Consequences of Food Shaming

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From MRIs to the QTC

Physicist Translates Quantum Theory Into Medical Devices and Tomorrow’s Tech

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Safer Flights

Faculty, Students Study How to Make Buildings More Bird-Friendly

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The Big Question

What’s the Smallest Change People Can Make to Have the Biggest Positive Impact on Society?

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Alumni Association News

Career Week in Review, An Event With Good Tastes and Terps Supporting Terps

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A Tail of Success

Alum’s Popular ‘Cat Cafés’ in D.C., Hollywood Draw Celebrities While Saving Kitties

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Class Notes

News on Friends and Classmates

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Brothers’ Truebill Pays Off, Truly

Entrepreneurial Terps Sell Financial Planning App for $1.275B

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Creating Style to Augment Substance

Costume Designer Makes Stars Shine on Small and Big Screens

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Clean Sheet

See How University Archives Restored a Rare Piece of Maryland’s Musical History