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  • UMD Empowering More Maryland Residents to Become Digitally Connected

    A joint team from the University of Maryland Extension (UME) and the College of Information Studies (INFO) is leading the way toward helping more Maryland residents be digitally connected. In 2022, $6 million was awarded to UME (with INFO as a collaborator) as part of the Office of Statewide Broadband’s $400 million Connect Maryland initiative. Of the monies given, $2 million is going toward helping people sign up for broadband access and acquire devices, while $4 million is earmarked for digital literacy training, competency, and education initiatives.

  • Grand Challenges: A University-Community Partnership to Help Latinx Immigrant Youth Thrive

    Sophia Rodriguez, associate professor in the College of Education, is a member of the team leading Encuentros: A University-Community Partnership to Mitigate the Mental Health Crisis for Latino Immigrant Youth. This community-driven project, funded by a Grand Challenges Team Project Grant from the University of Maryland, will address mental health issues among low-income Latinx immigrant youth in Maryland to increase their sense of well-being, community and belonging.

  • Grand Challenges: Newly-Launched Urban Equity Collaborative Hosts Open House

    From left: UEC team members Wesley Wiggins, Eric Burnstein, Nancy Mirabal, Willow Lung-Amam, Jacqueline Partida, and Julia Marchetti On Tuesday, October 3, 2023, the newly-launched Urban Equity Collaborative (UEC) at the University of Ma


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University of Maryland Research Spending Rises, Earning Top 20 Ranking From NSF

Annual Survey Puts UMD at No. 19 Overall, No. 11 Among Public Institutions
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UMD Ranked a Top 5 School for Entrepreneurship

Maryland Rises to No. 4 Among Public Universities, No. 1 in Mid-Atlantic in Annual List
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UMD’s Research Funding Swells to a Record $834M, Up 23% in One Year

Strategic Partnerships, Seed Grant Programs, Interdisciplinary Collaborations Cited as Factors Behind Increase
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