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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.
UMD Logo August 27
University Statement on Jacksonville Shooting
August 23
University of Maryland Statement - August 23, 2018
UMD Logo August 21
University of Maryland Recognized as a Best College in the Nation, No. 1 in Maryland
UMD named best college in Maryland by Money Magazine
Grains of wheat, the world’s most widely cultivated crop. August 17
UMD Scientist Helps Harvest Wheat’s Giant Genetic Code
Collaborative genetic findings pave the way for better wheat yields, with crops adapted to disease, heat, and drought
August 14
UMD to Host Press Conference with President and Athletic Director
August 10
Inherited Brain Pathway Underlies Risk for Anxiety Disorders
Philip Merrill College of Journalism August 7
UMD Receives $3 Million Investment from Scripps Howard Foundation to Create Center for Investigative Journalism
 Adult and juvenile deer tick near a U.S. dime August 2
UMD-Led Team Receives $7.7 Million NIH Grant for First-of-its-Kind Tick-Borne Disease Research
 Multi-Institutional research program to examine tick immune responses to pathogens that cause Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses
July 31
University of Maryland Names Jeff Hollingsworth Vice President and Chief Information Officer
July 30
University of Maryland, Governor Hogan, Announce New Center to Advance Workforce Readiness for Youth with Disabilities
Batteries July 26
Advance Could Yield Safer, Longer-Range Electric Car Batteries
Chemical engineers from UMD pack more energy in same space for reliable battery.
July 24
UMD Researchers Awarded $1.5 Million NSF Grant to Bridge Gap between Microelectronics, Biological Systems
First-of-a-kind bioelectronics devices could revolutionize technologies for human health, AI, energy, cyber defense and more.
Flooded corn field July 23
UMD Assistant Professor Awarded $1.1 Million to Mitigate Rising Sea-level and Saltwater Intrusion along Maryland Eastern Shore
Artist rendering of IceCube Lab at the South Pole shows a distant source emits neutrinos that are detected below the ice by IceCube sensors July 17
Detection of Single ‘Ghost Particle’ Yields Solution of Decade-Old Cosmic Ray Mystery
UMD-developed alert system allowed telescopes around the world to zero in on a supermassive black hole as a cosmic particle factory.