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  • Bahá'í Chair Lecture Examines How Women and Men Transform Our Campus and Culture

    The Bahá'í Chair for World Peace held the first 2015 Spring Lecture in its Series on Solidarity Across Differences on Feb. 25 in the Adele H. Student Union Colony Ballroom.

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  • UMD Analysis of Satellite Data Shows Felling of Tropical Trees has Soared, Not Slowed

    GEOG researchers use Landsat imaging to provide most accurate record of loss to date.

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  • The Sebastian Herbstein Memorial Scholarship in Fiction Writing

    Undergraduates are invited to enter this fiction writing competition, which honors the memory of a faculty member's cherished son, by submitting a work of fiction of 5,000 words or less by March 4. Monetary prizes will be awarded for first and second place.

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  • UMD Researchers Find Stress of Living in U.S. Negatively Impacts Black Immigrants' Health

    Dr. Gniesha Dinwiddie and coauthor conclude that while foreign-born Blacks have a health advantage compared to U.S.-born Blacks, this advantage dissipates due to overexposure to stress that “gets under the skin,” causing physiologic dysregulation which makes individuals more susceptible to disease.

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  • Dean Ball Leads Flagship 2020 Working Group

    Dean Ball has been named chair of the Innovations and Efficiencies in Education and Research Working Group, a key part of President Wallace Loh’s Flagship 2020 Commission.

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  • The Washington Post-University of Maryland Poll Reveals Marylanders’ Views on Education, Hogan

    While Gov. Larry Hogan has only been in office for a few weeks, a new iteration of The Washington Post-University of Maryland Poll is shedding light on what Marylanders think he and his administration should prioritize; namely, education.

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  • Bahá'í Chair Explores Racial Inequality in Education

    The discussion on Structural Racism and the Root Causes of Prejudice as they relate to the American education system was enlightening.

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  • Teach-In Builds #BlackLivesMatter Awareness

    On Feb. 3, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) continued to play a key role in fostering a significant series of public events centered on racism and related social issues with a Teach-In on the Origins of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement in the Art-Sociology Building. This event is the first of many planned for this semester semester, as a coalition of organizations including...

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  • UMD Carey Law Dean Teaches Mock Law Class

    MLAW Programs hosted a mock law class in Tawes Hall taught by Dean Donald B. Tobin of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.

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