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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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October 7
UMD Biologist Gets $ 1.5 Million NIH Award to Develop Brain Mapping Techniques
“High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program” will fund project that could transform efforts to understand how neurons are wired  
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October 2
University of Maryland Grants Exclusive License of Seed-Based NutritionTechnology to Rain International LLC
Licensed technology is example of award-winning research in value-added development of nutraceuticals and functional foods from UMD'sCollege of Agriculture and Natural Resources
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October 1
Bowie State University, University of Maryland Launch Social Justice Alliance in Honor of 1st Lt. Richard Collins III
Honoring the legacy of BSU alumnus 1st Lt. Richard W. Collins III, the new BSU-UMD Social Justice Alliance will create opportunities to deepen learning and engage in direct action on social justice issues. 
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September 30
UMD, BSU to Announce Social Justice Alliance in the name of 1st Lt. Richard Collins III
Joint initiative launched as the 2nd Lt. Richard Collins III law goes into effect 
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September 28
UMD Names Prabhudev Konana Dean of Robert H. Smith School of Business
Prabhudev Konana, Ph.D. will assume the role of Dean effective January 2, 2021
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