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The University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship university and one of the nation’s preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 56 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. The institution has a $1.9 billion operating budget, and secures $560 million annually in external research funding.

The University of Maryland, College Park is ranked No. 20 among public universities and No. 25 for most innovative schools by U.S. News & World Report, as well as No. 14 among public universities by Forbes. According to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine, UMD is ranked No. 10 overall for undergraduate entrepreneurship programs. The university is recognized for its diversity, with underrepresented students comprising one-fourth of the student population. For more information about the University of Maryland, College Park, visit www.umd.edu.

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A century of research shows eating these compounds can help protect against heart disease and Alzheimer’s

They’re in your wine, tea and all the plants we eat. Polyphenols can benefit our health in many different ways, some of which are still yet to be discovered.
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¿Qué trama Putin en África?

Vladimir Putin no está interesado en ayudar a África, sino que usa el continente como un campo de pruebas para hacer avanzar los intereses geoestratégicos del Kremlin.
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Being the main breadwinner didn’t necessarily keep married mums in work during the pandemic

With dads being the primary earners in many heterosexual households, it was often the mother who gave up work to manage extra work at home during the pandemic. But what about heterosexual households where the mother was the primary earner?
Casal de troupials venezuelanos. Tanto o macho como a fêmea são especialmente coloridos e ambos cantam. Karan Odom, CC BY-ND. Paul Balfe/Flickr

Estudos sobre canto de aves mostram que diversidade melhora Ciência

Durante décadas, os cientistas acreditaram que somente os pássaros machos cantavam. Então, as mulheres entraram em campo e mostraram o que seus antecessores não haviam percebido.
A woman walks by a closed store in a shopping mall in Montréal, in January 2022, during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Department stores survived the pandemic by being adaptable and innovative

The lessons the retail industry learned during the pandemic will continue to shape department store strategies and guide their transformation in the future.
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Travelers will refuse an upgrade to sit near a loved one – new research into when people want to share experiences

New research on our desire to create shared memories with the people we care about offers insights for companies that want to improve their customer service.

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