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4Maryland September 17
Latest on COVID-19 and UMD
Updates and resources on the reopening of campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic  
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September 14
UMD Named Top 20 Public University by U.S. News & World Report
UMD rises to No. 19 among public universities and No. 58 overall in the 2021 rankings of U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges
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September 9
University of Maryland Launches New Social Data Science Center with Support from Facebook
Initial Projects include Survey Tools to Track, Predict COVID-19 ‘Hot Spots’
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September 8
UMD's XFINITY Center Selected as Advanced Polling Location for 2020 Presidential Election
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September 3
Heaviest Black Hole Merger Is Among Three Recent Gravitational Wave Discoveries
University of Maryland physicists help identify merging black holes that may redefine size limits for collapsed stars 
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Nature Cover courtesy of the journal Nature September 2
New Study Finds Globalization Is Reweaving the Web of Life
Introduced species are reshaping how plants and animals interact in ecosystems worldwide 
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September 1
University of Maryland Announces Launch of the University of Maryland Research Leaders Fellows Program
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September 1
UMD Wins Five-Year Grant from the Department of Education
The grant will provide additional counseling and academic services to low-income and first-generation college students. 
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August 19
UMD’s U.S. EDA Center to assist Maryland Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19
New $300,000 grant will boost recovery efforts, build roadmap for resiliency
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August 19
UMD Researchers Discover a New Role for a Well-Known Molecule as a Plant Hormone, with Implications for Seed Production and Crop Yield
Findings could help rewrite textbooks, translating to practical applications for plant reproduction  
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August 14
UMD Researchers Identify Structure of Blue Whirls
Discovered in 2016, the phenomenon could provide a source of clean energy from hydrocarbon fuels and lead to improved oil spill remediation 
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August 12
University of Maryland Partners with Big Ten Academic Alliance in Online Course Sharing Program
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August 12
University of Maryland Joins Common Application for 2020-2021
Additional application option increases access and equity for prospective students 
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July 27
New Study in Worms Shows Three Medications Currently on the Market May Have Unexpected Effects
University of Maryland researchers suggest worms can help detect potential drug safety issues 
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July 17
UMD Announces SAT/ACT Tests Optional for Spring and Fall 2021 Admission
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