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April 20
Climate Change Can Undermine Children’s Education and Development in the Tropics
UMD Students on McKeldin Mall April 19
University of Maryland Graduation Rate Among Top Ten for Public Institutions in the Nation
UMD is recognized as one of the ten U.S. public colleges &  universities with the best six-year graduation rates
April 17
Two University of Maryland Faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
 Michele J. Gelfand and Frances E. Lee will be inducted at a ceremony in October 
April 17
UMD Engineers Create Fresh Route to Fresh Water
Clark School researchers have created a successful prototype of a critical component for affordable small-scale desalination technology
April 17
Two University of Maryland Scholars Named 2019 Guggenheim Fellows
 Computer scientist Mohammad Hajiaghayi and author and English faculty Gerard Passannante awarded fellowships on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise. 
April 16
University of Maryland Launches Center for Machine Learning
An inaugural partner in the center is financial and technology leader Capital One 
April 12
8th Annual Good Neighbor Day Returns With Its Largest Volunteer Count
Major General Linda Singh, the first woman and first African American  adjutant general of Maryland's National Guard, talked about protecting the state, and where collaboration fits into the bigger picture of cyber. April 12
Top Decision Makers, Experts Join UMD Researchers to Broaden the Cybersecurity Conversation
First-of-kind cybersecurity summit explores “holistic” threat response 
April 11
Professor Gives UMD $750K to Support Campus Makerspaces in New Brendan Iribe Center and Across Campus
Gift supports makerspace in the new Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering and efforts to coordinate use of other makerspaces around campus.
April 10
Long-lived Bats Appear to Hold Secrets of Mammal Longevity
UMD biologists find four bat lineages that live at least four times longer than similar-sized mammals 
April 7
Statement from President Wallace D. Loh on passing of Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch – April 7, 2019
April 4
Maryland Athletics Announces Members of its Inaugural Athletic Medicine Review Board
April 3
Executive Cybersecurity Summit Brings Together Leading Gov., Biz & Academic Experts to Discuss “Holistic” Cyber Threat Response
Top cybersecurity experts, including current and former NSA and National Security Council leaders, business leaders and UMD researchers, will discuss hot-button topics
April 2
UMD Launches Iribe Initiative for Inclusion and Diversity in Computing
With a new $1 million gift from Brendan Iribe, the Initiative will build on current programming by the Maryland Center for Women in Computing and emphasize inclusion for students of all genders and backgrounds.
March 29
Fungal Disease Threatens Hundreds of Amphibian Species Worldwide
Global-scale analysis of amphibian "die-off" paints a grim picture:  declines in 500 species, 90 of which are now extinct