"I owe my education to a thief..." shares chemistry alumna Patrizia Barone.
President Obama nominated Ellen Williams to direct ARPA-E, which was launched in 2009 to advance high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early in development for private-sector investment.
With the help of citizen scientists, a team that includes UMD astronomers has found an important new example of a very rare type of galaxy that may yield valuable insight on how galaxies developed in the early universe.
The Nature Index, a new ranking of the most productive scientific research institutions, rates the University of Maryland No. 15 among public U.S. universities.
Lai-Xi Wang, a leading carbohydrate chemist with expertise in glycoscience, enzymology and immunology, will join the faculty at UMD as professor of chemistry and biochemistry, starting January 2015.
Marcia Shofner's BSCI106 class hosts students from a program designed to motivate students to attend higher-education institutions in the their future.
An unusual source of light in a galaxy some 90 million light-years away has been discovered by an international team that includes UMD astronomy researchers and an alumnus.