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Diwali Inspires, an annual festival sponsored by BAPS Campus Fellowship of UMD, hosted over 1,000 students on Tuesday for an evening of food, music, entertainment and inspiration to mark the Hindu new year.
In honor of Native American Heritage Month and as part of the University of Maryland's (UMD) commitment to restorative justice a new online exhibit, Morrill Reckoning: Acknowledging Indigenous Lands that Funded the University of Maryland, is added to the ...
Read "UMD first-generation students reflect on challenges, achievements in college journeys" in the Diamondback
While scrolling Twitter in 2021, David Obajemu was intrigued to read about a new major at the University of Maryland mixing graphic arts with computer science. “Immersive media design,” or IMD, seemed to be a good fit for the recent transfer student; Obajemu had long practiced various art forms and was increasingly interested in extended reality (XR) technology like augmented and virtual reality.
The Maryland Initiative for Digital Accessibility (MIDA), funded by a Grand Challenges Impact Award from the University of Maryland, strives to change technology design research and practice so that individuals with disabilities are engaged as equal partners from the beginning of the process.
Many University of Maryland students with disabilities feel the campus has become more hazardous this semester due to poor parking habits of some micromobility users.
This past summer, Shivani Sidh ’25, a University of Maryland junior pursuing a double major in public policy and international relations with a minor in U.S. Latina/o studies, interned for the Office of Governor Wes Moore
Exposure to state-level school desegregation during primary school was associated with higher midlife cognitive function among Black Americans who grew up in the U.S. South from the 1950s to 1970s, according to new findings by a University of Maryland public policy researcher.
Words have fallen short of expressing the swirl of grief, anger and fear since the start of the Israel-Hamas war. The University of Maryland on Monday night instead hosted a conversation through music.
The fall 2023 Civil Empowerment Seminar Series, hosted by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee, featured University of Florida anthropologist, Dr. Brenda Chalfin. Chalfin’s presentation centered on the intricate relationship between waste infrastructure, private and public spaces, and urban politics in the planned city of Tema, Ghana.