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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.

Juan Dixon to Take Over as Head Coach of Coppin State Basketball Program

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Juan Dixon playing for the Washington Wizards during his final season in 2009. Photo via Keith Allison/Wikimedia Commons.

Terps great Juan Dixon is reportedly returning to Baltimore to coach at Coppin State University.

Route One Apparel Offers Md. Flag Gear for the Whole Family

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Ready your red, white, black, and gold clothing. Here comes Maryland Day!

In 1634, two ships full of British settlers landed at St. Clement’s Island and colonized the Province of Maryland. Among those settlers was the Calvert family, credited with both founding Maryland and inspiring our iconic state flag with its family crests.

Every year on March 25, we celebrate that founding with an official state holiday and by waving Maryland’s bold and unique flag in all its red, white, black and gold glory. Nearly four centuries later, thanks in large part to a motivated graduate from UMD, we can wear that flag too.

HBO Covers UMD Basketball Great Juan Dixon’s Relationship with His Long-Lost Biological Father

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Still via HBO’s “Real Sports

Terp fans had a rough week after the men’s squad was bounced from the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. However, thanks to HBO, they’ll get to relive a small piece of their team’s past glory through a touching new segment about a Terps legend and native Baltimorean.

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