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Research & Academics

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.
university honors students

University Honors Journal Broadens Student Perspectives

March 15, 2016

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

The Biomechanics of Olympic Rowing

March 13, 2016

Faculty members demonstrate and discuss the dynamics and precision required to row and compete​ at any level.

The Benefits of Summer Classes

March 10, 2016

If you’ve wondered why people take summer classes, here are some of the benefits of using the summer months for your education.
Professor Victor Nemykin and UMD senior Alexander King in one of UMD's Chemistry labs.

Chemistry Student Alexander King: Harvesting Solar Energy

March 3, 2016

At UMD, Alexander King's classes have grown progressively more challenging.

Amazing Birch Bark Gets Boost

February 28, 2016

Modern science and ancient medicine have both confirmed the healing powers of the natural chemicals in birch bark. 

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