Guide dogs undergo months of training before they’re ready to assist visually impaired handlers. For the first student-sponsored pup at UMD, class is in session.
A woman’s lifesaving new kidney arrived by drone, and the nation’s transplant system may never be the same.
A year after her husband was killed in a mass shooting, Andrea Chamblee ’83 navigates grief by finishing his final book and taking a public role in gun-reform activism.
Using sensors in the Arctic, a professor hoped to visually depict the ice melting for an audience a continent away—until climate change itself disrupted his plan.
Dedicated—and slightly obsessed—Terps created their own version of “Survivor.” Twelve smartphone-shot seasons later, they’ve kept the torch burning, and passed it to “castaway” communities...
Full legalization of marijuana is often considered inevitable. But as the industry takes off, Terp entrepreneurs and academics alike are still wrestling with the implications.
One hundred years ago, the flu pandemic had an unexpected side effect: a civil rights breakthrough for black nurses. In an upcoming book, a UMD professor will tell their stories.
America’s memorials to slavery and its victims have lived quiet lives in public places. A Maryland professor is traveling the country to learn their stories.
Short on free time? A UMD lab shows how society may be robbing you of yours—or giving you a bonus.
UMD Researcher Shares With Veterans What Helped Him Heal From War: Writing