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UMD Forest-Mapping Instrument for Space Station Passes Major Milestone

A laser-based instrument for mapping the 3-D structure of Earth’s forests has passed a major milestone.

University of Maryland Continues to Make Strides as National Leader in Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Maryland continues to be a higher education leader in the areas of diversity and inclusion.

'Passport Day' A Huge Hit At Study Abroad Fair

The Study Abroad Fair was quite the hit this year. Many students expressed interest in studying abroad and crowded Adele Stamp Student Union with curiosity.

UMD Professor Named Co-Chair of National Survey for Earth Observation Priorities

Antonio Busalacchi, professor of atmospheric and oceanic science at UMD, has been appointed co-chair of the National Academies survey.

UMD Faculty Member to Serve on International Gene Drive Study Panel

Taneyhill and other committee members will take a look at current regulations and discuss the need for further oversight tied to this technology.

First Global Antineutrino Emission Map Highlights Earth's Core Energy

The neutrino and its antimatter cousin, the antineutrino, are the tiniest subatomic particles known to science.

UMD Study Finds that After Weighing Options, a Majority of Americans Approve Iran Nuclear Deal

The survey found 72 percent of Democrats and 61 percent of independents recommended approval of the deal.

Alumna Impacts U.S. Foreign Policy from Abroad

Alumna Ruby Marcelo ’07 is currently working for the U.S. Department of State as vice counsel at the U.S. Consulate Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.

Latin America Water Security Depends On Curbing Use By Agriculture - Experts

Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean must rein in their thirsty agriculture sector to ensure water security.