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UMD Selects “March: Book Three” by John Lewis for First Year Book

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 8:50am

No. 1 bestseller recounts Congressman’s life in the Civil Rights Movement.

UMD Appoints Joint President/Senate Inclusion & Respect Task Force Members

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:05pm

Task force will consider how to nurture a campus climate that stands against hate and reaffirms the university’s values.

UMD Opens Outdoor Flight Laboratory to Advance Autonomy, Robotics

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 4:15pm

First university facility of its kind in D.C.-Maryland-Virginia region.

University of Maryland Joins Network of Colleges and Universities Serving the Baltimore Region

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 2:35pm

With growing investment in Baltimore as a hub of higher education, UMD joins member-funded Baltimore Collegetown Network

UMD-Led Research Predicts Dangerous Blood Pressure Drops in ICU Patients

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 4:00pm


A research team, composed of engineers from the University of Maryland (UMD) and physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School has developed a predictive model that can warn of sudden blood pressure drops in ICU patients before they occur.



College Park Ready to Deliver Amazon HQ2

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:30pm

University of Maryland will make a pitch to put Amazon's second headquarters in College Park.

UMD Named Top Producer of Minority Graduates

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 10:15am

The University of Maryland has been named a Top 100 Minority Degree Producer, ranking No. 34 overall for conferring the most undergraduate degrees to minority students and No. 66 overall for graduate and professional degrees.

University of Maryland Undergraduates Develop Tools to Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease before Patients Show Symptoms

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 2:00pm

“Synapto” awarded first place in 2017 NIH DEBUT Challenge.

New UMD Hyperloop Pod Races Against Rivals this Weekend

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 2:21pm

Students compete in second SpaceX competition.

Congressman Anthony G. Brown to Speak at the University of Maryland

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 12:30pm

Will Address Race, Politics and Reconciliation in Conversation with Campus Community.

Large, Distant Comets More Common Than Previously Thought

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 1:00pm

UMD-led study suggests there are about seven times more “long-period” comets than predicted.

UMD Recognized Nationally in Sierra Club Sustainability Rankings

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 3:01pm

UMD finished No. 33 overall and No. 2 out of the Big Ten in Sierra Magazine's 2017 Cool Schools ranking.

UMD and Bowie State Univ. Launch Training Program to Increase Diversity in Education Research

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 2:30pm

Five-year grant will provide UMD and BSU students with research and academic mentoring.

UMD Announces Updates to Fan Code of Conduct and Prohibited Items & Behavior Policies to Enhance Fan Safety

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 5:05pm

Recommendations from Athletic Council affirm core values of diversity, inclusion and respect.

UMD's Colwell Awarded 2017 International Prize for Biology

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 2:16pm

Renowned scientist honored for discoveries in marine microbiology, bioinformatics and cholera prevention.

UMD, Catholic Charities DC Team Up to Provide Free Dental and Health Care to Local Community

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:00am

Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy and Health Equity Festival will take place Sept. 8 & 10 at the University of Maryland’s XFINITY Center

UMD Researchers Help Children Improve Language Skills With $3.3M Department of Education Grant

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 4:45pm

UMD researchers use $3.3M Department of Education grant to test program designed to help children more easily shift between informal and formal English dialects.



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