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A message from Damon Evans
August 14
Can learning in virtual reality enhance memory?
July 25

Can VR improve the way we learn? University of Maryland researchers studied the impact of virtual reality on memory recall, comparing virtual reality to more traditional ways of learning information.


The Fight Against Lyme Disease
July 19

Lyme disease is becoming an increasingly concerning problem around the state of Maryland. UMD researchers are working with white-footed mice to help fight the spread of this debilitating disease.

2018 Spring Commencement
May 20
A Virtually Transforming Experience
May 11

The Maryland Blended Reality Center and the School of Music’s Maryland Opera Studio are transforming how people experience opera. Using virtual reality cameras, technicians recently captured part of Poulenc’s "Dialogues of the Carmelites." Our experts turned the 360 footage into a truly immersive experience.

Announcing Fearless Ideas: The Campaign for Maryland
May 11

UMD has announced Fearless Ideas: The Campaign for Maryland, our most ambitious fundraising campaign to date. Join our journey to $1.5 billion supporting students, faculty, research, arts and athletics.

Supporting Student-Athlete Success
April 20

UMD has announced a historic $21.25 million gift from the Gossett family, establishing an innovative support model for student-athletes' academic success. Their generosity will launch the Barry and Mary Gossett Center for Academic and Personal Excellence, providing student-athletes with the foundation needed to be successful global citizens and make a positive transition to life after college.

Taking Action
April 5

Terps from all backgrounds, majors and interests are taking action.

The Terp Behind D.C.'s Concert Scene
March 13

Producing shows since the 90's at the 9:30 Club, Merriweather Post Pavilion, the Anthem and across the DMV, Donna Westmoreland has worked with some of the biggest names in rock.

Exploring the Deep Sea
February 7

UMD student Samantha Goldman has taken her research underwater to study black sea coral in the Gulf of Mexico. As part of a summer internship at the American Museum of Natural History, Samantha is uncovering mysteries about this deep-sea creature while helping marine life in the Gulf and beyond.