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Vikings’ Stefon Diggs, Other Former Terps Shine During NFL’s Divisional Round

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By Luke Jackson

The biggest catch of former University of Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs’ career was also perhaps the best moment in Minnesota Vikings history. Diggs sent the Vikings to the NFC championship game with a 61-yard catch-and-run as time expired against the New Orleans Saints Jan. 14.

Towson Men’s Basketball is on a Historic Win Streak to Start the Season

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While you’ve been watching the Terps suffer some early losses this fall, the Towson University men’s basketball team has been quietly extending a school-record win streak over the last month.

White UMD Student Now Charged with Hate Crime in Murder of Bowie State Grad

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Sean Urbanski. Photo via University of Maryland Police.

A 22-year-old Severna Park native has been slapped with a charge of hate crime resulting in death in the May murder of Richard Collins III, a black recent grad and newly commissioned Army officer.

UMD, Flying Dog Brewery Join Forces on a Hops-Growing Research Project

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The craft beer and “buy local” movements sort of go hand in hand, right? A new partnership between the University of Maryland and Flying Dog Brewery aims to bridge those two crazes, right down to the very hops used to make some of our favorite beers.

The University of Md. Center for Environmental Science is Getting a New President

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UMCES’ Horn Point Laboratory.

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will soon have a new president for the first time in 27 years.

After Getting Skipped in Draft, UMD’s Melo Trimble Signs Summer League Deal with the 76ers

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Photo by Isaac Dunbar, via Wikimedia Commons

It was a long night for former University of Maryland star point guard Melo Trimble, but in the end it all worked out.

In Wake of Black Bowie State Student’s Murder in College Park, UMD President Promises to Fight Hate on Campus

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A shot of the University of Maryland’s McKeldin Library, via Wikimedia Commons.

“United by this recent tragedy, we can be a force for good. Together, we can be stronger and smarter than those who would divide us and subvert the values that undergird our University and our democracy.”

Caps n’ Gowns: Baltimore Graduations Bring Distinguished Speakers to Region

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A 2014 graduation ceremony at the University of Maryland. Photo by Jay Baker, via Wikimedia Commons.

It’s that time of year again. Thousands of Baltimore-area students will earn their degrees over the next month, capping their tenures studying at some of Charm City’s best colleges and high schools. Joining the newly minted graduates at their ceremonies will be some illustrious company, including a vice president, a librarian of Congress, acclaimed journalists, medical experts and successful entrepreneurs, among others.

Here’s our guide to this year’s ceremonies, in chronological order:

Rayshad Lewis, Ray Lewis’ Son, Transferring from Utah State to College Park

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A game at Maryland Stadium in 2007, via Wikimedia Commons.

The flesh and blood of Ravens legend Ray Lewis is coming to College Park.