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April 7
University of Maryland Launches National Network to Tackle Small Business Displacement
JPMorgan Chase funds initiative to combat the effects of commercial gentrification and COVID-19 in neighborhoods across the United States
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March 30
Three UMD Students Named 2021 Goldwater Scholars
Three latest University of Maryland Goldwater scholars make 37 such scholars from UMD in the past 10 years 
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March 30
UMD Graduate Programs Receive High Rankings by U.S. News and World Report
University of Maryland places seven graduate programs in the top five and 25 in the top 20.
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March 25
Terrapin Development Company selects Brandywine Realty Trust as Master Developer for Next Phase of Discovery District Development
Terrapin Development Company, the University of Maryland and Brandywine partner on $300+ million mixed-use innovation neighborhood spanning 5 acres within the Discovery District.
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University of Maryland Joins Nationwide Taskforce on Higher Education and Opportunity
UMD joins group of near 40 universities to address challenges facing students and communities across the country.
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UMD Senior Pavan Ravindra has been awarded a 2021 Winston Churchill Scholarship March 11
University of Maryland Science Major Wins Prestigious 2021 Churchill Scholarship
Senior Pavan Ravindra becomes the fifth UMD student to receive the award since 2018 
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March 8
University of Maryland Extends Optional SAT/ACT Tests through 2023 Admission
Applicants for the spring and fall 2022 and 2023 semesters may opt out of standardized testing 
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March 8
University of Maryland Celebrates IonQ’s Plans for Remarkable Growth and Scalable Roadmap for Quantum Computing
The College Park-headquartered company, rooted in UMD research, announced plans to go public today  
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March 5
UMD Makes History in Eighth Annual Giving Day Raising Over $2.7M
COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The University of Maryland raised over $2.7 million on its eighth annual Giving Day, held on March 3 - an increase of 68% from last year. The 24-hour giving challenge raised money to support the university’s core missions, which include learning, teaching, research, the arts, student life, and public service initiatives.
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New Partnership Aims to Help UMD Further Diversify D.C. Region’s Tech Ecosystem
Partnership with Break Through Tech is part of the Gender Equality in Tech (GET) Cities Initiative 
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February 23
UMD Biological Sciences Senior Veeraj Shah Named 2021 Gates Cambridge Scholar
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February 17
Leading Experts Call for Immediate Action to Address Inhalation Exposure to Prevent COVID-19 Infections and Deaths
UMD's Dr. Donald K. Milton and Professor of Environmental Health is amongst the list of scientific and medical expert signatories 
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University of Maryland Named a Top Producer for Fulbright Students and Scholars
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Mid-Atlantic Quantum Alliance Expands Impact and Reach with Addition of 10 New Partners
Mid-Atlantic Quantum Alliance—a rapidly growing hub of quantum technology research, development, innovation and education organized and facilitated by the University of Maryland—has added 10 new members for a total of 24 university, government and industry partners.
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February 15
$9M Gift from Michael and Eugenia Brin Establishes New Institute for Performance and Technology in the Arts at the University of Maryland
Gift pushes Fearless Ideas campaign total to $1.4 billion  
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