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Maryland Global News

  • 26 UMD Students Named Gilman Scholars for Study Abroad

    26 University of Maryland students were recently awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State, a record number since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted study abroad in 2020.

  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. Chris Vagionas

    "The overall hospitality of the UMD personnel was tremendous, with such a warm welcome to new visiting members, forming the frame of a fascinating experience that I will proudly promote."

  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. Elvira Barkhatova

    Dr. Elvira Barkhatova, visiting Fulbright scholar, shares her experience on campus and her work as a linguist, exploring the formation of new words.

  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. Noura Bouchikhi

    Visiting Algerian Fulbright scholar Dr. Noura Bouchikhi shares her groundbreaking cancer research, alongside her experiences at UMD.

  • Chiara Sforza on UMD-Summer: Italy (ENGL)

    "I gained writing skills and knowledge about how customs and food traditions can differ in other countries. These skills will allow me to write better and also better understand and appreciate people who have different cultures from my own."

  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. Elisabeth Maring

    Meet Elisabeth Maring: Fulbright scholar, professor of public health, backpacker. Learn more about her year in Varanasi, India, teaching at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith (MGKVP).

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Study: Grieving Pet Owners Comforted by ‘Supernatural’ Interactions

From Phantom Footsteps to Doggy Dreams, Information Studies Professor Analyzes Ghostly Encounters
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As Climate Change Progresses, New Rainfall Patterns Affect Plants Worldwide

UMD-Led Study Found Fewer, Bigger Downpours Benefit Some Plants, Burden Others
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New Chemistry Building Dedicated

Facility to Serve as Hub for Quantum Chemistry, Molecular Nanoscience and Sustainability Research
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