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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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Helping Hops
September 14

The University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is collaborating with Flying Dog Brewery on a local hop production initiative. Development of the highest quality ingredients is top priority for these partners as they aim to cultivate and expand the hop farming industry on the east coast, starting with Maryland’s unique climate.

The New Cole Field House Dedication Ceremony
September 8
Greek Life Serves
August 28

Greek Life Serves, a 2016 Do Good Challenge team, flips additional food resources afforded to the fraternity and sorority houses on campus into meals for those in need in the Washington D.C. and surrounding areas. With these donations of time and food, Greek Life Serves continues its goal to address food insecurity and poverty in our community.

World-Class Research | This is Cole Field House
August 18

The new Cole Field house will change the way we approach the science of sport. A joint venture between The University of Maryland, College Park and The University of Maryland, Baltimore has created the Center for Sports Medicine, Health and Human performance – a game changer for research and exploration of the brain and nervous system.

Shooting for the Stars | UMD
July 19

UMD graduate and NASA astronaut Jeanette J. Epps is currently undergoing rigorous training to prepare to join the crew of the International Space Station. Orbiting approximately 250 miles above the Earth’s surface, the ISS is a floating laboratory where Epps and her fellow crewmembers will conduct research and testing for 186 days.

A Purr-Fect Combination | UMD
June 26

When UMD alumna Kanchan Singh visited a cat café in Thailand, she knew she had to bring the concept to Washington, D.C. Together she and her brother Chetan, a fellow Terp, founded Crumbs & Whiskers, where customers can play with adoptable cats while enjoying a cup of coffee. D.C.’s first cat café has placed 291 cats in homes so far, and expanded to a second location in Los Angeles.

Behind the scenes at the Do Good Challenge | UMD
June 5

UMD’s Do Good Challenge calls on students to compete for funding launching social ventures and projects that impact our world. Follow their journey from idea to pitch and presentation.

UMD Innovates | The Window of the Future
May 15

UMD researchers have designed a window that uses solar energy to power devices, allow or block light, and make your home more sustainable. Liquid crystals in the window adjust to allow light to pass through the window, and a thin semiconductor converts solar energy into electricity. By harnessing solar energy, these windows help reduce a building’s carbon footprint.

A New Level of Learning and Teaching
May 12

On Thursday, May 11, 2017, the University of Maryland dedicates the new Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center. Named for Baltimore-based developer, philanthropist and 1961 alumnus, Edward St. John, founder and chairman of St. John Properties, the 187,000-square- foot space, which includes 12 classrooms and nine teaching labs with a total of 1,500 seats, will elevate the culture of collaborative learning on campus.

Famous Sculpture Finds New Home at UMD
May 10

As UMD prepares to dedicate the new Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center, we welcome to campus The Phillips Collection's sculpture "The Elephant" by Karel Appel. The famous sculpture has been installed in the new building as part of the collaboration between The Phillips Collection and the University of Maryland.