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September 25
University of Maryland, Baltimore and University of Maryland, College Park Researchers Collaborate to Address COVID-19
Five joint UMB, UMCP research teams receive $500,000 in MPower Seed Grants 
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September 22
The University of Maryland Launches a Presidential Grand Challenges Course on Today’s Most Pressing Issues
UMD's new Grand Challenges course, taught by University President Darryll J. Pines and featuring presentations by other top experts, offers students the chance to address and build leadership together on some of today's most important and pressing issues
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September 21
UMD's Scripps Howard Foundation Establishes Roy W. Howard Fellowship
$1.5 million was pledged to establish a fellowship program in honor of legendary journalist and news executive Roy W. Howard
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September 18
University of Maryland Names Dr. Spyridon Marinopoulos Director of University Health Center
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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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