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UMD SPH Spring 2022 Commencement

Spring 2022 Commencement

The SPH Spring 2022 Commencement is scheduled for Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm in the UMD Xfinity Center. The ceremony is scheduled to be held in person and no tickets will be needed for this ceremony.

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Germicidal Ultraviolet Light Can Kill Airborne Viruses Indoors Before They Infect, Public Health Researchers Say

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Sacoby Wilson, an African American man with glasses and a bald head, in a light colored suit with a photo collage of trees and pollution behind him

Growing Justice From Grassroots Science

Trash and toxic substances are often dumped where poor people and communities of color live. Public health researcher Sacoby Wilson is empowering them to fight for cleaner, safer conditions.

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‘Forest Bathing’ as Stress Reliever

Participants Pause in the Woods for ‘Nature-Informed Therapy’ Hosted by Kinesiology Grad Program

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Spring 2022 Commencement

The SPH Spring 2022 Commencement is scheduled for Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 12 p.m. in the UMD Xfinity Center. We are thrilled to have Summer 2021, Winter 2021 and Spring 2022 graduates join us for both the SPH ceremony and at the University of Maryland’s Spring 2022 Commencement on Friday, May 20, 2022, at 12 p.m.

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