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.
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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