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Honors Students

University Honors Program Capstone Projects - Spring 2016

April 27, 2016

University Honors provides students the opportunity to push themselves academically and personally. 
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MexiDrill Researchers Reflect on Paleoclimate Field Work

April 15, 2016

Researchers share reflections from MexiDrill, a scientific drilling program in Mexico City's Lake Chalco basin.
A culvert in winter

The Slushy Machine Conundrum

March 31, 2016

Alex Tappe, a senior in UMD’s civil engineering program and a McNair Scholar, is working on a real-world problem: ice dams in culverts.

Out on a Limb

March 30, 2016

Education students get a taste of what it's like to teach children outdoors. 
Assistant Professor Edward Downs

Can Video Games Improve Skills?

March 24, 2016

Can motion-controlled video games boost skills for real-life activity?
croquet demonstration

Creating Excitement with UMD's Active Learning Classrooms

March 22, 2016

Active Learning Classrooms in high demand for calculus-based physics classes.
L.J. Rogers spends a lot of time in the Biology Department labs conducting research.

Fishing for Results

March 17, 2016

UMD biology major Loranzie Rogers receives scholarship from the American Fisheries Society for his research.

Teaching the Masses: Making Meaningful Pedagogy in Large Lecture Classes

March 16, 2016

First event held by the new Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
UMD's Swenson Civil Engineering Building

SCSE Clean Snowmobile Challenge Team Showcase Results

March 16, 2016

Members of the Clean Snowmobile Challenge team at UMD showcase results March 16.
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University Honors Journal Broadens Student Perspectives

March 15, 2016

Honors journal highlights the scholarship of students in honors programs across the country,

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