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The Washington Post

How one of the party’s biggest losers offers Democrats a way forward

December 20, 2018 History

The opportunity for a political realignment

The Washington Post

When we fixate on technological firsts, we miss the real story of innovation

December 20, 2018 English

Evelyn Berezin is known as the inventor of word processing, but the story is much more complicated.

2018 Dean's Scholars Awards Recipients

December 14, 2018 College of Arts and Humanities

Join us in congratulating our 2018 Dean's Scholars Awards recipients.

Maryland Today

Speaking in Code

December 12, 2018 Communication, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities

Communication students catalog Russian propaganda.


Is Waiting a Lost Art?

December 11, 2018 American Studies

Technology makes society more efficient, but is moving faster always such a good thing? American studies Professor Jason Farman's new book delves into history and looks at the benefits and consequences of waiting.

Maryland Today

A Grammy Nod for National Orchestral Institute

December 10, 2018 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

UMD’s National Orchestral Institute hit a high note on Friday with a Grammy nomination for best orchestral performance.

Maryland Today

From Trash Truck to Commencement Stage

December 10, 2018 History

In face of obstacles, student speaker shows heart of champion in reaching academic goals.

Culture Type

Beyond Basel: Where to See, Buy, and Experience African and African American Art During Miami Art Week 2018

December 08, 2018 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

Miami Art Week will include a plethora of art and activities focusing on artists of African descent.

Los Angeles Review of Books

Modest Witnesses

December 07, 2018 English

The Los Angeles Review of Books reviews English Professor Tita Chico's new book, The Experimental Imagination.

Zócalo Public Square

Our Favorite Christmas Classic Is Really a Study in American Suicide

December 06, 2018 History

It’s a Wonderful Life delivers a haunting treatise on the religious, legal, and economic implications of taking one’s life.