Their research will be published in the International Journal of Research in Marketing next year.
The virtual reality exhibit will be open through December 2018.
The vice president’s office in the Division of Student Affairs will decide how the $10,000 will be spent.
After Prince George’s County enacted a Styrofoam ban in 2016, members of MaryPIRG want to expand the ban statewide.
Officials announced Friday that the proposed amendment would not be adopted, days after the city council announced its passage.
The suspect broke into a home on Guilford Road and sexually assaulted a female inside.
The charter amendment passed with its original wording in a 4-3 vote, with one abstention from District 1 Councilman Fazlul Kabir.
More than 40 University of Maryland students and local activists attended the event.
The dorms and dining hall are expected to open by the 2020 fall semester.
A student woke up early Thursday morning and found a man in her room who appeared to be intoxicated, according to a UMD Alert.