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March 14
University of Maryland Recognized as the Top Public College in the Washington D.C. Area
Giving Day 2018 March 9
University of Maryland Achieves Record Number of Donors on Annual Giving Day
The university community exceeded goals in dollars raised and total gifts during the fifth annual 24-hour giving challenge. 
Student providing IT support through Terrapin Tech March 7
UMD’s Division of Information Technology Moving to Growing Discovery District
The new state-of-the-art space, which includes 60,000 square feet, will help consolidate the majority of IT's operations. 
Scan of brain March 6
New Technology for Use in Military Vehicles May Protect Warfighters from Blast-induced Brain Injury
Elastic frame design reduces blast acceleration up to 80 percent; technology could be adapted for vehicle bumpers, athletic helmets.
Colorado potato bettle on flower March 5
New UMD Study Traces the Origins of a Major Potato Pest
Research has implications for effective management strategies against a Beetle that decimates potato crops.
UMD Giving Day March 5
University of Maryland to Celebrate 24-Hour Giving Challenge, March 7
 Join us for the University of Maryland’s fifth annual Giving Day on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. 
March 2
UPDATE: The University of Maryland, College Park is closed, Friday, March 2, 2018, due to inclement weather.
Group of UMD faculty working in lab March 1
Durable Wood Carbon Sponge Could Be the Future of Wearable Sensors, Pollutant Treatment
Wood carbon sponge overcomes several limiting factors of other lightweight, compressible carbon sponges.
Photo Courtesy of Peace Corps March 1
UMD Earns Top 20 Ranking as Peace Corps Volunteer Producer
The University of Maryland has been named a top Peace Corps volunteer-producing university for the seventh consecutive year.
IBBR @ Shady Grove Building February 28
University of Maryland Announces Energy Savings Project at IBBR Shady Grove Facility
The new energy savings project is designed to improve the material condition of IBBR’s mechanical systems while reducing the energy and water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions of the facility. 
UMD students February 27
UMD Continues Action Plan to Shape a More Welcoming and Inclusive Campus
UMD Logo February 26
UMD Admissions Statement on Participation in Nonviolent Protests
UMD Logo February 26
UMD Statement on UMPD Charges Announced Today
Word cloud of social tags February 22
UMD Study Finds Social Tags Highly Accurate, Reliable Among Consumer Perception Metrics
Research presents a new approach for harvesting rich, qualitative information on brands from user-generated social tags. 
Fulbright U.S. Student & Scholar Badge February 22
University of Maryland Named a Fulbright Program Top Producing Institution
UMD has been listed as a top institution producing Fulbright U.S. Students and Scholars.