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November 8
‘Code Red,’ Howard Center’s Inaugural Project, Wins Top Professional Award For Innovative Storytelling
UMD’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism and NPR were named the 2019 recipients of the National Press Foundation’s Innovative Storytelling Award for the first project by the new Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, “Code Red: Baltimore’s Climate Divide.” 
November 7
Adulthood Milestones are Shifting and Charitable Behaviors Are Declining
New Research Brief from Do Good Institute Explores How 21st Century Life for Young Adults is Effecting Giving and Volunteering
November 6
UMD Celebrates and Honors Veterans on Nov. 11 and All Month
October 31
UMD Celebrates Homecoming with Fireworks at Terp Carnival 2019
The annual celebration in honor of Homecoming caps off with fireworks over McKeldin Mall 
October 31
NIH Grants $3.4m to UMD to Study Effects of Foster Care
The grant allows long-term study of Romanian children who were institutionalized to follow them as adults
October 29
Maryland Breaks Ground on New School of Public Policy Building
Campus Leaders Joined by State Officials  to Celebrate Campus Hub for Serving the Public Good
October 28
University of Maryland To Break Ground on New School of Public Policy Building
October 22
The Honorable James R. Clapper to Address University of Maryland's 2019 Winter Graduates
The University of Maryland announces General James R. Clapper as the 2019 Winter Commencement  speaker 
October 18
UMD and The Phillips Collection present International Forum in Washington
A weekend of programming and outreach commemorating Veterans Day and the nation's veterans will kick-off on November 14
October 16
NIH Awards UMD $1.67M for Research on Reducing Bias and Promoting Diverse Friendships in Childhood
UMD College of Education will conduct a 4-year study analyzing equity, fairness and mutual respect in peer relationships
World's_leading_heme_researcher_UMD_Professor_Iqbal_Hamza October 11
Surprising University of Maryland-Led Discovery Points to New Treatments for Blood Disorders and to New Lines of Medical and Biological Research
New finding is the latest of many discoveries led by UMD Professor Iqbal Hamza who is unraveling the mystery of heme, a toxic, yet life-essential molecule for most living things, including humans 
October 11
University of Maryland Statement on Amicus Brief in Support of DACA - October 11, 2019
October 9
UMD Researchers Discover New Mechanism in Liver that Helps Prevent Infections
Findings have implications for treatment of a variety of infections, including meningitis 
UMD Prevention Research Center to Focus on LGBTQ Mental Health with new $3.75M from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention October 8
UMD Prevention Research Center to Focus on LGBTQ Mental Health with new $3.75M from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
School of Public Health's Prevention Research Center will receive $3.75 million over five years from the CDC.
October 7
Rare “Lazarus Superconductivity” Observed in Promising, Rediscovered Material
In a uranium-based compound once dismissed as uninteresting, scientists watched superconductivity arise, disappear, then return under the influence of high magnetic fields