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  • Darryll Pines Named University of Maryland's 34th President

    The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents has appointed Darryll J. Pines, Ph.D., as the 34th president of the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD).Pines has spent 25 years on the College Park campus and is dean of the university’s A. James Clark School of Engineering. His appointment is effective July 1, 2020.

  • University of Maryland Convenes Alliance to Accelerate Quantum Ecosystem

    Leaders from the University of Maryland, the state of Maryland and other partners gathered yesterday in Annapolis to launch an alliance designed to push innovations from quantum science and engineering into the mainstream and further enhance the region’s primacy in a field that promises to revolutionize society. Led by UMD and including other local universities, industry partners and government labs, the Maryland Quantum Alliance will develop pioneering quantum technologies—including powerful computers, sensors and networks—and train the quantum workforce of tomorrow.

  • MPower Day Showcases the Power of Collaboration

    The University of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State showcased eight years of partnership between the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the University of Maryland, College Park at the annual MPowering the State Advocacy Day on Jan. 21 in Annapolis.


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9 Multidisciplinary Projects, Initiatives to Contend for Millions in Grand Challenges Grants

New UMD Program to Support Campuswide Efforts to Tackle Societal Problems
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USM Ranks in Top 20 of Patent-Earning Institutions Worldwide

UMD Leads System’s Total, With 65 of 98 Patents Awarded in 2021
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At Innovate Maryland, Pines Heralds Turning ‘Expertise Into Action’

From Landmine Danger to Food Security, UMD Inventions of the Year Tackle Grand Challenges
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