Digitize the Diamondback: Help Make UMD History Come Alive
Digitize the Diamondback: Help Make UMD History Come Alive
By Team DigitalDBK
The UMD Archives needs your help to digitize and make accessible all issues of The Diamondback from 1910 to the present.
$30,550
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Mighty Sound of Maryland Band Van
Mighty Sound of Maryland Band Van
By Mighty Sound of Maryland
The Mighty Sound of Maryland needs a new band van! We use the vehicle to transport equipment all over campus and we wouldn't function without it.
$30,315
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295
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Support UMD's Homecoming Community Service Event
Support UMD's Homecoming Community Service Event
By Terps Against Hunger
On November 2nd, over 3,000 volunteers will come together to package 250,000 meals to support food-insecure children and families in local communities.
$30,056
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Back Flip Through Time: Help Preserve Gymkana History
Back Flip Through Time: Help Preserve Gymkana History
By UMD Gymkana
Known for breathtaking acrobatic shows, Gymkana is celebrating its 70th season. Help fund the effort to preserve our history and share it with the world.
$26,050
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Support a Legacy at Terps Racing | Fund a New Tow Vehicle
Support a Legacy at Terps Racing | Fund a New Tow Vehicle
By Terps Racing
Terps Racing designs, builds, and races cars. Our tow vehicle, a 1996 Chevy Suburban ("the 'Burb"), is failing. We need your help to obtain a replacement.
$25,255
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Library Textbook Project
Library Textbook Project
By Student Advisory Group
This project provides free access to textbooks for popular courses. Why pay for an expensive textbook when you can borrow one instead?
$25,050
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58
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Sentinel Hives: Guardians of Honey Bees
Sentinel Hives: Guardians of Honey Bees
By Karen Rennich
connecting beekeepers to improve honey bee health
$24,105
301%
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156
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Brian Lyons 50th Birthday Scholarship Campaign
Brian Lyons 50th Birthday Scholarship Campaign
By Tamara Lyons
A 50 day challenge to raise $17,000 for the scholarship fund in honor of what would have been Brian's 50th birthday in Feb. 2015
$17,880
105%
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132
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Create the WMUC Sports Travel Fund
Create the WMUC Sports Travel Fund
By WMUC Sports
WMUC Sports is looking to continue a 60 year tradition of broadcasting away matches for all sports
$15,195
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99
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Supporting Student Powered CNS
Supporting Student Powered CNS
By Capital News Service
Help us alleviate out-of-pocket costs for Terp journalists in the making! CNS is sending students to cover presidential conventions taking place this summer.
$15,040
150%
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132
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Send the UMD Chamber Singers to Seoul, South Korea
Send the UMD Chamber Singers to Seoul, South Korea
By Kellie Motter
Help send UMD’s elite choral ensemble to Seoul, South Korea to perform at the 2014 World Symposium on Choral Music.
$14,615
182%
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157
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Jack Godfrey Memorial Scholarship
Jack Godfrey Memorial Scholarship
By Justin Shapiro
This Scholarship has been created in memory of Jack Godfrey to help students who shared his passion for creative writing.
$14,126
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44
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Startup Shell Innovation Fund
Startup Shell Innovation Fund
By Startup Shell
Startup Shell is raising money to support student entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland.
$12,579
125%
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47
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Veterans Crisis Fund
Veterans Crisis Fund
By Terp Vets
Help aid student veterans who, while in school, run into financial emergencies that can impede their ability to obtain their degrees.
$12,075
142%
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59
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Queer Camp
Queer Camp
By Nicholas Sakurai
A community-building retreat for LGBTQ and allied students.
$11,410
228%
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59
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Persian Digital Library: Help Create Persian Literature 2.0!
Persian Digital Library: Help Create Persian Literature 2.0!
By Fatemeh Keshavarz
Become part of the digital revolution in Persian studies. Help Roshan Institute create the Persian Digital Library—where Persian Literature 2.0 lives.
$11,400
113%
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86
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Change the Way Children Play at the CYC
Change the Way Children Play at the CYC
By Steven M. Cohan, Ph.D.
Help change the way children play at the Center for Young Children by investing in the renovation of their playground.
$11,343
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104
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Fearless Foaling
Fearless Foaling
By University of Maryland
Your gift will help secure the future of this popular program that provides invaluable hands-on experience for students.
$11,255
112%
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23
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UMD Weather Balloon
UMD Weather Balloon
By Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Our goal is to purchase a weather balloon system that provides UMD with upper atmospheric data for research, as well as classroom and community education.
$10,395
148%
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99
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Send Public Health Without Borders Students to Sierra Leone
Send Public Health Without Borders Students to Sierra Leone
By Hannah Asmail
Help send UMD Public Health Without Borders students to Calaba Town, Sierra Leone to advance health education and promote health literacy.
$10,288
205%
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85
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Help Send the Black Engineers Society to California
Help Send the Black Engineers Society to California
By Whitney Wilson
The Black Engineers Society is raising money to take members to the National Society of Black Engineers Annual National Convention in Anaheim, California.
$10,000
111%
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99
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Help Our Canoe Travel on Land
Help Our Canoe Travel on Land
By Concrete Canoe UMD
How do we move a 200 lb concrete canoe? With your help, of course! Support the Concrete Canoe team's effort to purchase a team trailer.
$9,140
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70
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Support RUMD Loop’s Road to Competition Weekend
Support RUMD Loop’s Road to Competition Weekend
By RUMD Loop
Help RUMD Loop, Maryland's Hyperloop competition team, build and test the best pod possible for Competition Weekend.
$9,060
113%
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62
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Help UMARC CLASS Support Families Impacted by Autism
Help UMARC CLASS Support Families Impacted by Autism
By UMD Autism Research Consortium
Support UMARC's Community Learning Autism Speaker Series (CLASS) effort to provide autism outreach, resources and services to local families impacted by autism.
$8,970
108%
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63
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Build the Maryland All-Sky Network
Build the Maryland All-Sky Network
By Elizabeth M Warner
Observe the sky above College Park and Rockville, Maryland from the comfort of your couch by helping us build the Maryland All-sky Camera Network.
$8,745
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Maryland Hillel's SHABAM
Maryland Hillel's SHABAM
By University of Maryland Hillel
The Gorlin Family Foundation Shabbat Across Maryland is one Friday night when Maryland Hillel helps 100s of students host & attend Shabbat dinners across campus
$8,618
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112
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Support Alternative Breaks Scholarships
Support Alternative Breaks Scholarships
By Alternative Breaks
Send students across the globe to engage in active service, learn about social issues & build upon community assets during Spring Break.
$8,305
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108
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Lowell Ensel Memorial Fund
Lowell Ensel Memorial Fund
By Emily Schaefer
Honoring students in the Honors Humanities Program while remembering Lowell Ensel, an Honors Humanities graduate, and his legacy.
$8,237
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42
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Gear Up Step Up
Gear Up Step Up
By CARE to Stop Violence
Peer educators equip students with knowledge, support, & resources to be Healthy Terps. Please help equip us with professional apparel to establish our brand!
$8,210
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The 3-D Geological Printing Laboratory
The 3-D Geological Printing Laboratory
By Nicholas Schmerr
Help to fund the creation of a state-of-the-art 3-D printing laboratory for the Department of Geology
$8,000
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73
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Send Public Health Without Borders to Ethiopia
Send Public Health Without Borders to Ethiopia
By Public Health Without Borders
Help PHWB send its Ethiopia project team to combat undernourishment in a developing community of Ethiopia.
$7,891
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61
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Send QUEST to Silicon Valley
Send QUEST to Silicon Valley
By Max Cooper
QUEST is offering students the chance to explore Silicon Valley. Students on this trip will study 12 companies that excel in design, innovation, and quality.
$7,720
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Help UMD iGEM Save Oysters
Help UMD iGEM Save Oysters
By UMD iGEM
UMaryland iGEM is interested in solving environmental problems in Maryland, such as Chesapeake Bay pollution, through student-led synthetic biology projects.
$7,383
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Send the UMD Wind Orchestra to San Jose, California
Send the UMD Wind Orchestra to San Jose, California
By University of Maryland Wind Orchestra
Help send the UMD Wind Orchestra to San Jose, California to perform at the 2015 World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles Conference.
$6,890
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Sustainability through Music Education
Sustainability through Music Education
By Daraja Ensemble
The Daraja Ensemble will travel to Moshi, Tanzania in June of 2016 to provide music education to local youth.
$7,075
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Creating a Novel Treatment for Osteoarthritis
Creating a Novel Treatment for Osteoarthritis
By Team Matrix
Team MATRIX is a research team that aims to find a more optimal treatment for osteoarthritis to reverse its effects and regenerate articular cartilage.
$6,400
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Send Terps to Japan to Learn About Disaster Recovery
Send Terps to Japan to Learn About Disaster Recovery
By Beyond the Classroom
Help send Terps to Japan to learn from the Tohoku region's recovery after the March 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster.
$6,251
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Developing a Super Paper to Rival Plastics
Developing a Super Paper to Rival Plastics
By Team NATURE
Our team hopes to combat society's dependence on plastics by exploring the use of cellulose nanopaper (CNP) as a potential alternative.
$6,165
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Fund Our Engineering Design Competition!
Fund Our Engineering Design Competition!
By Erin Strittmatter
The Alumni Cup Competition gives students an applied learning experience that fosters UMD community and pride
$6,094
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Help ChemE Car @ UMD travel to the National Competition!
Help ChemE Car @ UMD travel to the National Competition!
By ChemE Car @ UMD Team
ChemE Car @ UMD needs help raising funds so we can travel to Atlanta, GA and set up our car to compete for top prize at the National Chem-e-Car Competition.
$5,900
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Send SASLA to California
Send SASLA to California
By SASLA
SASLA is raising money to support sixteen students who are headed to LABash 2015 in San Luis Obispo, California for professional self-development.
$5,900
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Help Design Assistive Technology for Blind Students
Help Design Assistive Technology for Blind Students
By Amelia Bateman
Help us develop an electrostatic touchscreen for blind students. Promote educational equality and research!
$5,711
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Team Brain Blast
Team Brain Blast
By Eric, Vinny and Mayumi
Team Brain Blast is an undergraduate research team investigating the impact of diabetes medications on Alzheimer’s disease
$5,635
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Send Student ASLA to LABash 2016!
Send Student ASLA to LABash 2016!
By Student ASLA
Help send a group of 26 aspiring Landscape Architects to a student-run conference in Columbus, Ohio for professional and personal development.
$5,760
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Help UMD Establish a B1G Presence in Collegiate Cycling
Help UMD Establish a B1G Presence in Collegiate Cycling
By Terps Cycling
The University of Maryland Cycling Team needs your help to continue its growth and to begin laying groundwork for the future.
$5,560
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Team Forget It
Team Forget It
By Krishma, Ashwin, and Charlie
Team Forget It is attempting to research the biological mechanisms behind concussions.
$5,550
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Support Vascular Graft Research
Support Vascular Graft Research
By Team Vessel
Team Vessel seeks to create viable vascular grafts for small blood vessels by biochemically modifying silk fibroin.
$5,521
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New Uniforms for UMD Dance Team
New Uniforms for UMD Dance Team
By UMD Dance Team
The UMD Dance Team would like to get new uniforms and warm-ups as the University transitions into the Big 10!
$5,432
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Projecting Our Future | Advancing Tech in Theatre & Dance
Projecting Our Future | Advancing Tech in Theatre & Dance
By TDPS
We need your support to purchase a brand new LCD projector to replace our old projector & provide students in TDPS the multimedia equipment needed to excel.
$5,305
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Help ChemE Car @ UMD travel to the National Competition!
Help ChemE Car @ UMD travel to the National Competition!
By UMD ChemECar
ChemE Car @ UMD needs help affording travel costs for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers National Competition
$5,270
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Help Make Immune Cells More Effective in Fighting Cancer
Help Make Immune Cells More Effective in Fighting Cancer
By Team BASIC
Help Team BASIC purchase the lab supplies necessary to run experiments in the quest to improve treatments that can permanently eradicate cancer.
$5,255
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Make STRIDEs In Mental Health with Neuroscience Research!
Make STRIDEs In Mental Health with Neuroscience Research!
By Team STRIDE
Team STRIDE is using cutting-edge research methods to investigate the underlying mechanisms of empathy in the brain, which is involved in many mental disorders.
$5,202
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UMD Women's Club Volleyball is Going to Nationals!
UMD Women's Club Volleyball is Going to Nationals!
By Amanda Gross
Help us raise money towards the competition we work towards all year!
$5,153
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Help Find a New Treatment for Tuberculosis
Help Find a New Treatment for Tuberculosis
By Team MTB
Team MTB, an undergraduate research team, is raising money to investigate the use of FDA approved drugs to treat tuberculosis.
$5,125
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Support Magnetic Levitation Research
Support Magnetic Levitation Research
By Samer AbouSaleh
We are Team MagNET, a group of 13 undergraduate students trying to take magnetic stabilization technology to the next level.
$5,085
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Bring the Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly Back to Campus
Bring the Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly Back to Campus
By PollinaTerps
Our goal is to reestablish colonies of Baltimore Checkerspot Butterflies on the UMD campus and provide habitat for this state insect.
$5,080
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Student Success Emergency Scholarship Fund
Student Success Emergency Scholarship Fund
By Student Success Leadership Council
Our goal is to increase retention at the University by raising money for students who have expressed financial need.
$5,010
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K - 12 Robotics Clubs
K - 12 Robotics Clubs
By Matthew Aruch
To create robotics clubs with Public Schools, the STS Program seeks resources to maintain and expand its popular STEM education program.
$4,835
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Investigating Political Polarization in the United States
Investigating Political Polarization in the United States
By Team MORALS
Help us research the roots of political polarization in American society by funding our focus groups, survey administration, and data analysis!
$4,570
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Send UMD's Engineers Without Borders to Ethiopia
Send UMD's Engineers Without Borders to Ethiopia
By David Lovell
Help send UMD’s Engineers Without Borders team to Addis Alem, Ethiopia, to help improve the lives of 14,000 people.
$4,513
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New Tour Guide Gear - Maryland Images Dress for Success
New Tour Guide Gear - Maryland Images Dress for Success
By Elexa Bocchino
Help provide new weather appropriate gear to volunteer tour guides so that they are adequately equipped to give tours in all weather conditions.
$4,470
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Dietary Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease with Omega-3
Dietary Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease with Omega-3
By Team DREAM
Team Dream aims to find possible methods of prevention/alleviation of Alzheimer's by researching the effects of omega 3 fatty acids on neuronal development.
$4,370
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Send Team MUSIC to Nashville
Send Team MUSIC to Nashville
By Team MUSIC
Help send Team MUSIC to Nashville, Tennessee to attend and present at the 2015 Society for Music Perception and Cognition Conference.
$4,100
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Help Support the Terp and Eagle Science Club
Help Support the Terp and Eagle Science Club
By Terp and Eagle Science Club
We are science majors (Terps) who seek to profoundly & positively impact local elementary youth (Eagles) by providing STEM tutoring and mentoring.
$4,025
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Help Writers’ House Build a Self-Publishing Lab!
Help Writers’ House Build a Self-Publishing Lab!
By Johnna Schmidt
Provide Writers’ House students with access to a suite of resources that empowers them to publish their own work!
$4,020
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Fighting Indoor Air Pollution with Plant Root Bacteria
Fighting Indoor Air Pollution with Plant Root Bacteria
By Team BREATHE
Team BREATHE is researching enhanced indoor air filtration methods by designing a new biowall system to utilize filtering abilities of bacteria on plant roots.
$4,000
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Support Bioengineering Medical Device Projects
Support Bioengineering Medical Device Projects
By BioE Capstone Team
Senior BioEs are creating state of the art medical devices to enhance human health. Give them a hand!
$3,255
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Help Send ACS Student Affiliates Chapter to Boston
Help Send ACS Student Affiliates Chapter to Boston
By Christopher Ma
The American Chemical Society (ACS) UMD Student Affiliates Chapter needs your help to send students to attend an ACS National Conference in Boston, MA.
$3,231
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Help Equip the Terrapin Rocket Team
Help Equip the Terrapin Rocket Team
By Terrapin Rocket Team
The Terrapin Rocket Team needs help funding the construction of our liquid propulsion test stand and rockets.
$3,036
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Gearing Up for Competition
Gearing Up for Competition
By Jackie Weber
The Maryland UAS Team attends a competition in June and needs funding for the uniform, lodging, and a ground control system to support their competition run!
$2,120
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Newcombe Returning Students Scholarship
Newcombe Returning Students Scholarship
By Krystle Smart-Dessimus
Help support returning students at the University of Maryland further their education.
$1,995
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Help Fund Undergraduate Research Journal
Help Fund Undergraduate Research Journal
By The Catalyst Editorial Team
Our mission is to publish and promote student research through a newsletter. Help us further the University's mission of innovation and research.
$1,801
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Equipping the Library Makerspace for All Abilities
Equipping the Library Makerspace for All Abilities
By Johnna Percell
iDiversity is partnering with McKeldin Library to ensure that their new makerspace is accessible to everyone on campus, regardless of ability.
$1,785
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Help Mayuri Raise Funds to Give the Gift of Sight
Help Mayuri Raise Funds to Give the Gift of Sight
By Mayuri
Support UMD's annual Indian Classical Dance Competition as we plan our fourth competition to raise money for underprivileged patients in need of eye surgery!
$1,726
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Team PANACEA - A novel gene therapy technique
Team PANACEA - A novel gene therapy technique
By Team PANACEA
Help us take the first steps toward personalized medicine!
$1,175
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Send UMD Society of Physics Students to PhysCon 2016
Send UMD Society of Physics Students to PhysCon 2016
By The Society of Physics Students
Help send a group of 11 UMD students to Silicon Valley so they can participate in PhysCon 2016, the Quadrennial Congress for The Society of Physics Students.
$3,307
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JHacks UMD
JHacks UMD
By JHacks Hackathon
JHacks, a student group at UMD – CP, is a Hackathon over President's Day weekend to allow as many people as possible to become part of the Hackathon Community.
$884
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Terps in Space
Terps in Space
By Yaniv Kazansky
This spring, three UMD students will send an experiment to space. Help them investigate the threat that infectious bacteria pose to astronaut health.
$4,137
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