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Sustainability Fund Logo April 27
UMD Awards Funds to Support Campus Sustainability Projects
UMD's sustainability fund provides grants to students, faculty, and staff for the implementation of projects that will improve sustainability on campus or in the local community. 
UMD Logo April 27
University of Maryland Recognized as Best Value College in the State
UMD earns third Best Value College ranking of 2018. 
April 26
Statement on Athletic Director Search -- April 26, 2018
UMD students holding #DoGoodUMD sign April 25
Finalists Announced in 2018 Do Good Challenge
Six teams will compete for a chance to win a share of more than $20,000.
Maryland Day 2018 Logo April 25
20th Annual Maryland Day: A One-Day Celebration of Learning and Discovery
Hundreds of free, family-friendly exhibitions, demonstrations and performances will take place on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Team Maryland at HUD competition April 23
UMD Student Team Wins HUD Affordable Housing Competition
Team’s holistic and creative approach to affordable housing captures the $20,000 prize.
Innovation awardees April 20
UMD Announces Inventions of the Year Winners and Celebrates Ventures, and Partnerships
UMD honors exceptional inventions that have the potential to make an important impact on science, society, and the free market.
Gossetts with student athletes April 19
Gossett Family Makes Historic $21.25 Million Gift to the University of Maryland
The Barry and Mary Gossett Center for Academic and Personal Excellence will provide student-athletes with the foundation needed to be successful global citizens.
PRESTO Image April 18
New UMD Report Shows Planning for Future Uncertainties is Key to a Thriving Region
The five-year project, Prospects for Regional Sustainability Tomorrow (PRESTO), reveals how regional responses to large-scale, uncertain phenomena could impact economic, social and environmental health in the region. 
Zinc Battery Closeup April 18
UMD Researchers Revive Old Chemistry to Create Safer Zinc Battery
Researchers create a higher-energy, safer and longer-lasting zinc battery. 
UMD Logo April 18
Two UMD Faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
David C. Driskell and Elaine S. Oran will be inducted at a ceremony in October. 
UMD Logo April 16
Reverend Jesse Jackson and Peter Neufeld to Headline Social Justice Celebration at University of Maryland
The University of Maryland will host its 2nd annual Social Justice Day with special guests and events.
April 13
Kevin Anderson, Athletic Director since 2010, leaves University of Maryland
April 13
University of Maryland Launches Smart and Connected Communities Initiative for Baltimore Avenue
Pairing UMD research and community needs will make Baltimore Avenue a “living research corridor.” 
Ixodes scapularis tick April 10
UMD Researcher Uncovers Lyme Disease Protein Used to Outsmart the Human Immune System
Research has major implications for the treatment of tick-borne diseases, such as Lyme disease, which is an increasingly chronic and consistently prevalent public health issue.