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Dec 12, 2017, 11:46 ET University of Maryland, Capital One Partner to Drive Innovation, Fueling Talent Pipeline in Data and Machine Learning

The University of Maryland and Capital One today announced a partnership aimed at developing a talented pipeline of students to join the workforce...


Nov 10, 2017, 14:30 ET University of Maryland Dedicates A. James Clark Hall, Transforming Region's Biotech Corridor

The University of Maryland dedicates the new A. James Clark Hall today, a 184,000-square-foot facility that will catalyze engineering innovation...


Nov 10, 2017, 09:00 ET University of Maryland to Offer Application Fee Waiver to U.S. Veterans and Service Members

The University of Maryland is proud to announce a new college application fee waiver for members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Driven by the Coalition...


Nov 01, 2017, 15:48 ET Congressman Elijah E. Cummings to Address UMD's 2017 Winter Graduates

The University of Maryland announces today that Congressman Elijah E. Cummings will deliver the university's winter commencement address on Dec....


Oct 05, 2017, 12:17 ET UMB, UMCP Announce New Strategic Partnership Signature Projects

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) announce five new programs as signature projects of the...


Oct 04, 2017, 12:58 ET University of Maryland Announces Unprecedented Investment from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation

The University of Maryland announced today a transformative investment of $219,486,000 from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation. Building...


Oct 03, 2017, 11:14 ET UMD Launches Center for Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education

The University of Maryland announced the launch of the new Center for Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education, a national hub for research,...


Jul 18, 2017, 12:20 ET University of Maryland Welcomes Jacqueline Lewis as Vice President of University Relations

The University of Maryland has named Jacqueline (Jackie) Lewis as Vice President of University Relations, effective August 28, 2017. In this role,...


Jul 06, 2017, 13:13 ET University of Maryland Appoints Roger L. Worthington to Lead Diversity Initiatives

The University of Maryland has named Professor Roger L. Worthington, Ph.D., a national leader in diversity education, as Interim Associate Provost...


Jun 15, 2017, 10:18 ET University of Maryland Names Jennifer King Rice as Dean of the College of Education

The University of Maryland has named Jennifer King Rice, Ph.D., as Dean of the College of Education, effective July 1, 2017. As dean,...


May 17, 2017, 10:23 ET University of Maryland Names Laurie E. Locascio Vice President for Research

The University of Maryland has named Laurie E. Locascio as its new Vice President for Research, effective October 1, 2017. In this role, Locascio...


May 11, 2017, 10:19 ET Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center at the University of Maryland Will Transform the Classroom Experience

The University of Maryland dedicated the new Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center today, named for Baltimore-based developer,...


Apr 27, 2017, 13:00 ET The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, MilkBoy Open Performance Venue and Restaurant Near University of Maryland

MilkBoy ArtHouse, a new dining, art and performance venue, will open its doors in College Park on May 2. A partnership between the University of...


Apr 13, 2017, 10:32 ET Film Producer and Former MLB Player Mark Ciardi to Speak at UMD Commencement

The University of Maryland announced today that UMD alumnus Mark Ciardi '83, Founder and CEO of Apex Entertainment and former Major League Baseball...


Mar 30, 2017, 13:48 ET Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science & Technology Signs $87.5M Cooperative Agreement with NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

The Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science & Technology (CRESST II), a five-year, $87.5 million cooperative agreement with NASA's...


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...