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January 11
University of Maryland Thanks Provost Mary Ann Rankin for Eight Years of Service
President Pines applauds Rankin for exemplary accomplishments as the university’s chief academic officer 
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December 21
University of Maryland Honors Campus Trailblazers with Naming of New Residence Halls
Part of its larger diversity and inclusion efforts, UMD marks first time in a century that residence halls will be named after individuals 
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December 21
Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council Funds Inclusive Postsecondary Education Program at the University of Maryland
UMD Center for Transition and Career Innovation (CTCI) gets $100,000 award from Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council to create “Terps-EXCEED”, an inclusive higher education program
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virtual winter 2020 commencement graphic December 20
University of Maryland Celebrates Winter 2020 Graduates in Virtual Ceremony
More than 3,400 Terps were feted and asked to turn tassels remotely in second virtual graduation 
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December 10
National Academy of Inventors Names University of Maryland Vice President for Research and a University Professor as 2020 Fellows
Two new inductees are latest of eight UMD faculty recognized by NAI for ‘prolific spirit of innovation’
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December 9
$6.8M Gift to University of Maryland to Extend Opportunities to Local Students
Unlikely Family Connection Drew Donors to Support Incentive Awards Program 
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December 3
University of Maryland’s Student Government Association Allocates Nearly Half a Million Dollars for Student Services
 Services include free mental health first aid training and replenishing funds for critical programs and initiatives
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December 1
UMD Announces A "Grow-Your-Own" Teacher Pipeline
Dual enrollment program announced to increase the teaching workforce in the state by UMD, Prince George’s Community College and Prince George’s County Public Schools.
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December 1
$4.96M for Maryland Researchers in DARPA AISS Semiconductor Security Project
Researchers in UMD's Institute for Systems Research (ISR) and and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), along with researchers in the Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering and the DARPA Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security (ARLIS) will assess strength of Automated Implementation of Secure Silicon (AISS) security protections for computer integrated circuit chips
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November 17
Princeton Review Ranks UMD in Top 10 for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
UMD ranks for the sixth consecutive year in The Princeton Review's annual survey of the Top Schools for Entrepreneurship 
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November 12
UMD Alumna and Olympic Gymnast Dominique Dawes to Address University of Maryland’s 2020 Winter Graduates
 Virtual campus-wide ceremony to be held on Dec. 20 
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November 3
UMD's 9th Annual Good Neighbor Day Goes Hybrid
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October 19
UMD-Led Study Shows Fear and Anxiety Share Same Bases in Brain
Findings of a UMD-led research team indicate that some long-accepted thinking about the basic neuroscience of anxiety is wrong.
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October 16
New UMD-led Report on Improving Educational Equity and Engagement During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond
Report Based on the Lived Experiences of Black, Latino and Underserved Families Recommends Solutions for School Systems to Better Support Kids
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October 13
University of Maryland, Underwriters Laboratories and the International Fire Safety Consortium Collaborate to Advance Global Fire Safety
UMD, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and the International Fire Safety Consortium (IFSC) partner to advance fire safety and fire response around the world 
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