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Photo of smart catheter December 1
UMD-Developed Microsystems Detect, Treat Bacterial Biofilms that Cause Postoperative Infections
New 'Flexible impedance sensor' can fit inside urinary catheters to monitor and treat biofilms. 
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Artist depiction of a quantum simulation November 30
Quantum Computing Moves Forward with Record Setting UMD-NIST 53 Qubit Quantum Simulator
UMD-NIST quantum simulator is on the cusp of exploring physics that is unreachable by even the fastest modern supercomputers.
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Photo of President Loh at Pathways to Opportunity Event November 29
UMD Joins Regional Leaders, Coalition of Stakeholders to Launch Pathways to Opportunity along Maryland’s Purple Line
Largest gathering of regional collaborators commit to revitalize and preserve communities, support local businesses and connect workers to jobs along corridor.
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Campus Pride & Best Colleges Ranking November 27
University of Maryland Named a Top College for LGBTQ Students
UMD is listed as a top ten best school for LGBTQ students in a new ranking out by Campus Pride and Best Colleges. 
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Photo of Frederick Douglass Square November 27
UMD​ ​Announces​ ​Streamlined​ ​Protocol​ ​for​ ​Hate-Bias​ ​Incident Response
New procedures include hiring a designated Hate-Bias Response Coordinator and increased communication between offices.
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Forbes 30 Under 30 Logo November 27
Five UMD Alumni Make Forbes 2018 "30 Under 30" List
Five University of Maryland alumni were names in Forbes' 2018 "30 Under 30" lists.
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Headshot of Rita Colwell November 21
France Recognizes Contributions of UMD’s Colwell with Appointment to the Legion of Honor
Colwell's career bridges many areas, including microbiology, ecology, infectious disease, public health and computer and satellite technology.
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The HAWC Observatory, perched next to a volcano in Mexico November 21
UMD-led Collaboration Sheds Light on Origin of Excess Anti-matter
High-altitude observatory suggests dark matter as possible culprit.
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November 20
University of Maryland Statement on Tax Bill -- November 20, 2017
University of Maryland and University System of Maryland express concerns on tax bill attacking higher education.
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Photo of 'first-light' image November 15
UMD Astronomers Partner on Powerful New Automated Sky Survey
UMD scientists will use powerful new telescope camera for research and education.
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Photo of sticky with design thinking scribbled on it November 15
UMD Ranked in Top 10 for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Education for Third Straight Year
Campus-wide initiative earns UMD No. 8 ranking from Princeton Review & Entrepreneur Magazine.
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Photo of a coal power plant in Xian, China November 14
UMD-led Study Indicates India Is Replacing China as World’s Top Source of Sulfur Dioxide Air Pollution
India’s sulfur dioxide emissions grew over past decade, while China’s declined significantly, study shows.
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Photo of Grip Boost Gel November 13
University of Maryland Start-Up Company Grip Boost Inc. Goes Global
Grip Boost’s patent-pending technology was originally invented by the Complex Fluids and Nanomaterials Group in UMD’s A. James Clark School of Engineering.
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President Loh receiving APLU IEP award November 13
University of Maryland Receives Top Prize at APLU Innovation & Economic Prosperity University Awards
UMD is the first two-time winner of the top prize, and first institution to garner both a category award and the top prize in the same year.
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Photo of Wood Stove November 10
UMD-Born Company Gets $1.2M Investment from New Maryland Momentum Fund
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