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April 3
Partial Closure of McKeldin Mall April 3, 2018
Al Gore April 2
Al Gore to Speak at University of Maryland’s 2018 Spring Commencement
Former Vice President will address graduates, receive honorary degree 
WeWork Rendering March 30
WeWork to Open First Maryland Location on University of Maryland Campus
Located in the university’s Discovery District, WeWork University of Maryland will offer coworking and office space in a first-of-its-kind higher education partnership.
Nano particle Researchers in the lab March 29
Multi-Institutional Team of Scientists Mix the Unmixable to Create ‘Shocking’ Nanoparticles
A team of researchers from the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD), the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Johns Hopkins University is the first to create nanoscale particles composed of up to eight distinct elements generally known to be immiscible.
Sahara Desert March 29
The Sahara Desert is Expanding, According to New UMD Study
Study finds that the world’s largest desert grew by 10 percent since 1920, due in part to climate change.
Audiologist administering a hearing test to senior man March 27
UMD Research Aims to Improve Tests of Speech Comprehension with EEG Brain Wave Measurements
Tests developed at the University of Maryland and KU Leuven could result in better diagnoses for patients who have difficulty understanding what they hear.
March 22
UMD Graduate Programs Receive High Marks in 2019 U.S. News and World Report Rankings
39 schools, colleges, and programs featured in 2019 ranking. 
March 21
The University of Maryland, College Park will open late at 10 am, Thursday, March 22, 2018, due to inclement weather.
March 20
The University of Maryland, College Park will close at 4 pm today, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. #UMD is closed, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, due to inclement weather.
March 14
University of Maryland Recognized as the Top Public College in the Washington D.C. Area
Giving Day 2018 March 9
University of Maryland Achieves Record Number of Donors on Annual Giving Day
The university community exceeded goals in dollars raised and total gifts during the fifth annual 24-hour giving challenge. 
Student providing IT support through Terrapin Tech March 7
UMD’s Division of Information Technology Moving to Growing Discovery District
The new state-of-the-art space, which includes 60,000 square feet, will help consolidate the majority of IT's operations. 
Scan of brain March 6
New Technology for Use in Military Vehicles May Protect Warfighters from Blast-induced Brain Injury
Elastic frame design reduces blast acceleration up to 80 percent; technology could be adapted for vehicle bumpers, athletic helmets.
Colorado potato bettle on flower March 5
New UMD Study Traces the Origins of a Major Potato Pest
Research has implications for effective management strategies against a Beetle that decimates potato crops.
UMD Giving Day March 5
University of Maryland to Celebrate 24-Hour Giving Challenge, March 7
 Join us for the University of Maryland’s fifth annual Giving Day on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.