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HESP Clinic patient with hearing aid May 21
UMD Research Shows Hearing Aids Improve Brain Function and Memory in Older Adults
Researchers hope findings lead to increased use of and improved fit for hearing aids.
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May 17
Agree to Disagree: Why Teams Perform Better with Divergent Perspectives
UMD study explores disagreement translating to success in complex projects or crisis situations.
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Fearless ideas campaign event with marching band May 14
University of Maryland Launches $1.5 Billion Campaign
Fearless Ideas: The Campaign for Maryland will support the university’s future with investments in students and scholarships, faculty, capital projects and innovative programs.
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May 11
UMD Study Uncovers Germ Cell Findings with Implications for Disease Research
Research opens the door for future stem cell research in chicken models.
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Headshot of Al Gore May 11
Former Vice President Al Gore to Deliver Speech at UMD’s 2018 Spring Commencement
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Youth and police playing basketball at CP Dream Team May 10
Community Basketball Game Serves as Common Ground for Youth and Law Enforcement
UMD to Host CP Dream Team on May 11.
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May 7
UMD, NASA to Launch GEDI to Study Forest Changes on Earth
A first-of-its-kind laser instrument designed to map the world's forests in 3-D is moving toward an earlier launch to the International Space Station than previously expected.
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May 4, 2018 Science cover May 4
A New Model for Communication in Plant Cells
UMD-led study details how plant cells use animal-like nerve proteins to build single-cell communication networks.
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UMD Renews Commitment to Comprehensive Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
UMD will implement recommendations from Joint President Senate Task Force on Inclusion and Respect   
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2018 Do Good Challenge finalists and winners May 3
Terp Thon and Symbiont Health Announced as 2018 Do Good Challenge Winners
UMD’s annual competition awarded more than $20,000 in prize money.
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Solar panels on Regents Drive Garage May 3
UMD- Led Research Team Awarded New $2.37M DOE Solar Power Tech Project
New project is part of DOE-supported research with a goal of cutting the cost of solar energy power electronics in half by 2030.
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UMD Emerges as State Leader in 2018 RecycleMania Competition
Recyclemania is an annual 8-week competition which challenges colleges and universities across the United States and Canada to collect the most recyclable materials.
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African American teenage getting vaccine April 30
UMD Leads Study on Improving HPV Vaccination Rates Among African-American Adolescents
A $2.2 million grant will support research on improving cancer prevention through socially and culturally specific communication strategies.
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April 30
UMD Partners with Korea Electronics Technology Institute to Advance New Energy Technologies
Five-year partnership will help accelerate research and innovation of energy technologies.
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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. 
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