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Feb 02, 2017, 10:52 ET University of Maryland Debuts Discovery District

The University of Maryland debuts today the Discovery District, encompassing more than 150 acres that stretch from Baltimore Avenue to the...


Dec 13, 2016, 13:30 ET UMD Alumnus and Arcode Corporation Founder, President to Deliver 2016 Winter Commencement Address

The University of Maryland announced that David M. Baggett, a UMD alumnus and founder and president of Arcode Corporation, will deliver the...


Dec 09, 2016, 11:02 ET Lenzer to Cultivate University of Maryland Innovation-Based Economic Development Efforts

The University of Maryland (UMD) today announced the appointment of Julie Lenzer as Associate Vice President for Economic Development, effective...


Oct 13, 2016, 16:30 ET UMD/Morgan State EDA Center Leverages New Funding to Network Statewide University Resources

The University of Maryland / Morgan State Joint Center for Economic Development (EDA Center) announced today that a new grant secured from the U.S....


Sep 22, 2016, 10:51 ET University of Maryland Launches Transformative Initiative to "Do Good"

The University of Maryland today launched an ambitious 'Do Good' Initiative to create a permanent and visible entity on campus that will become a...


Sep 06, 2016, 14:08 ET "Lifeline Across the Bay" Marks Milestone for the University of Maryland

The University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site and the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health recently conducted the...


Aug 01, 2016, 15:15 ET UMD Names Dr. Keith Marzullo as Dean of College of Information Studies

The University of Maryland announces the appointment of Dr. Keith Marzullo as Dean of the College of Information Studies (iSchool). Dr. Marzullo...


Jul 29, 2016, 10:15 ET Partnership Between University of Maryland and U.S. Army Research Laboratory Harnesses the Power of Defense Supercomputing to Create Opportunities for Scientific Discovery

The University of Maryland (UMD) and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), the central laboratory that provides world-class research for the...


Jun 02, 2016, 10:01 ET UMD Taps Dr. Sonia Hirt to Lead School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

The University of Maryland today announced the appointment of Dr. Sonia A. Hirt as dean of the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation....


May 09, 2016, 12:22 ET University of Maryland, College Park & University of Maryland, Baltimore Open SAFE Center in College Park

The University of Maryland, College Park and University of Maryland, Baltimore today announced the opening of the University of Maryland SAFE...


Apr 30, 2016, 10:58 ET UMD Breaks Ground on Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation

The University of Maryland celebrates today the groundbreaking of the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation, a new building...


Mar 22, 2016, 16:37 ET UMD School of Public Health Receives $10M to Lead USDA Center of Excellence for Sustainable Water Reuse, Food, and Health

As the planet experiences record heat and California suffers from an historic drought, the clean water that we need to safely and sustainably grow...


Dec 05, 2015, 12:30 ET The University of Maryland to Jointly Host Climate Action 2016 Summit in May, Will Convene Global Leaders to Shift Conversation from Commitment to Action

 The University of Maryland today announces a landmark event in the history of climate engagement with its co-hosting of Climate Action 2016:...


Dec 03, 2015, 14:00 ET University of Maryland Dedicates Art-Sociology Building Named for Late Congressman Parren Mitchell

 The University of Maryland today dedicated the Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building named for the late Congressman, civil rights leader...


Dec 02, 2015, 09:41 ET University of Maryland Ranks 'Top of Class' for Improving Minority Graduation Rates & Closing the Achievement Gap

The University of Maryland has been recognized by the Education Trust, a nonprofit advocacy organization that promotes high academic achievement...


Nov 23, 2015, 09:19 ET Northrop Grumman Foundation Renews Commitment to UMD's Honors College Cybersecurity Program with $2.76M Gift

The University of Maryland today announced a renewed commitment of $2.76 million from the Northrop Grumman Foundation to its Advanced Cybersecurity...


Nov 19, 2015, 09:27 ET University of Maryland Dedicates Frederick Douglass Square to Honor Maryland's Native Son

The University of Maryland dedicated a memorial on campus to honor abolitionist Frederick Douglass, a son of Maryland who has come to represent...


Oct 05, 2015, 09:47 ET The Phillips Collection and University of Maryland Form Dynamic Partnership to Transform Scholarship and Innovation in the Arts

 The Phillips Collection's Director Dorothy Kosinski and University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh announced today a bold partnership...


Oct 02, 2015, 12:31 ET University of Maryland Math Building Named for William E. Kirwan

The University of Maryland today announced that the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland (USM) has approved the naming of UMD's...


Sep 15, 2015, 10:13 ET University of Maryland Continues to Make Strides as National Leader in Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Maryland continues to be a higher education leader in the areas of diversity and inclusion, most recently being recognized with a...


Sep 10, 2015, 09:00 ET $10M Gift Promises Continued Excellence for University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business

The University of Maryland announced today a gift of $10 million from the Robert H. Smith Family Foundation to support MBA scholarships,...


Feb 05, 2015, 10:00 ET University of Maryland Appoints Jewel Washington as Head of Human Resources

The University of Maryland has named Jewel Washington as the new Assistant Vice President of University Human Resources. In this role, Washington...


Nov 19, 2014, 09:00 ET Michael R. Poterala Tapped to Lead UMD's Legal Affairs

The University of Maryland has named Michael R. Poterala as the new Vice President and General Counsel for the university. Poterala joins UMD from...


Nov 12, 2014, 09:00 ET New Report Highlights Legal Challenges Facing Maryland's Agricultural Community

The Maryland agricultural community is facing a diverse and complex set of legal challenges, but experts with the Agriculture Law Education...


Nov 03, 2014, 11:47 ET 10th Annual Cupid's Cup Business Competition Now Open

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Cupid's Cup Business Competition, presented by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin...