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September 14
UMD to Memorialize Capital Gazette Shooting Victims
Headshot of Lokerson September 13
UMD Alumna Jean E. Lokerson Bequeaths $1.75M to Support Scholarships for Education Students
September 11
UMD-Led Quantum Light Research Enables Sources of Nearly Identical Photons
 Such light sources will likely be important for future quantum information devices.
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UMD Named One of America’s Best Colleges for Student Voting
Washington Monthly releases first-of-its-kind list of schools turning students into voting citizens.
September 10
UMD Named One of the Nation’s Top 25 Public Colleges
CP Dream Team September 10
CP Dream Team Celebrates College Park’s African-American Heritage in Lakeland Community
Cameron Thurston, 301-405-1113
September 6
Large-Scale Wind and Solar Farms in the Sahara Would Increase Rain and Vegetation
UMD-led study published in Science shows solar and wind farms in the Sahara could double rainfall in Earth’s largest hot desert
September 6
UMD Recognized as "Best of the Best" Top 30 LGBTQ-friendly College for 2018
September 4
University of Maryland Announces ‘Year of Immigration’
Themed year will explore urgent issues related to immigration, global migration and refugees.
UMD Sundial August 29
University of Maryland Ranked Among the Top 15 Public Colleges in the Nation
Maryland’s overall ranking puts the university in the top 10 percent of institutions ranked nationally.
August 29
$1 Million from the State of Maryland will Match Brin Family Donation for Two Endowed Professorships in Computer Science at UMD
New funding grows state-matched faculty positions in computer science to six endowed professorships and two endowed chairs.
Rita Colwell in lab August 28
Responding to Cholera Before It Strikes
New international aid project builds on UMD scientist Rita Colwell’s foundational discoveries and ongoing work.
August 27
University of Maryland Named a Top Producer of Minority Graduates
UMD continues to be listed among best in the nation for minority students to earn degrees.
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University Statement on Jacksonville Shooting
August 23
University of Maryland Statement - August 23, 2018