Deconstructing Maryland’s Open House
As UMD celebrates 25 years of Maryland Day, we share behind-the-scenes stories and stats
D.C. History by the Forkful
Anthropology Alum’s Food Tour Dishes Out Tales From ‘Black Broadway,’ Taste of Immigrant Culinary Traditions
An End to the Bleeding
The mayor of Knoxville, Tenn., picked up a UMD researcher’s book on preventing gun violence. The resulting partnership could be a model for how cities can create safer streets.
The Dreams of Fatema
Driven from Afghanistan by extremism, a journalism student lands at UMD and prepares to reclaim her lost homeland.
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.
Maryland’s vanishing tobacco barns represent the vestiges of slavery and a legacy of disease. UMD historic preservationists are racing to document them anyway.
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.
Waves of immigrants have long clashed in Pennsylvania coal country, where a UMD anthropologist is digging into the commonalities between old and new.
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.
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