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Oct 22, 2019, 12:41 ET The Honorable James R. Clapper to Address University of Maryland's 2019 Winter Graduates

The University of Maryland announced today that James R. Clapper '63, former director of national intelligence and author of the best-selling book,...


Oct 03, 2019, 12:15 ET University of Maryland Welcomes Patricia "Patty" A. Perillo as Vice President for Student Affairs

The University of Maryland has named Patricia "Patty" A. Perillo Ph.D. '02 as vice president for student affairs. In this role, Perillo will partner...


May 28, 2019, 14:12 ET University of Maryland Names Adriene Lim Dean of University Libraries

The University of Maryland has named Adriene Lim, Ph.D., Dean of University Libraries, effective August 19, 2019. As dean, Lim will work with...


Apr 26, 2019, 12:05 ET Pioneering Breakthrough: Unmanned Aircraft Delivers Organ for Successful Kidney Transplant in Maryland

In a first-ever advancement in human medicine and aviation technology, a University of Maryland (UMD) unmanned aircraft has delivered a donor kidney...


Mar 25, 2019, 17:42 ET University of Maryland Appoints Georgina Dodge to Lead Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Maryland has named Georgina Dodge, PhD as Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion. In this role, Dodge will work closely with...


Feb 28, 2019, 15:13 ET The Honorable Michael R. Bloomberg to Deliver Address at University of Maryland's 2019 Spring Commencement

The University of Maryland announced today that Michael R. Bloomberg, the successful entrepreneur and three-term mayor of New York City who has...


Dec 20, 2018, 15:30 ET $2M Transportation Development Grant Awarded to Maryland to Bolster Planning along Purple Line Corridor

A $2 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will jumpstart a plan to coordinate transit-oriented development, infrastructure,...


Nov 01, 2018, 11:39 ET President and CEO of The Education Trust John B. King Jr. to Address University of Maryland's 2018 Winter Graduates

The University of Maryland announces today that President and CEO of The Education Trust and former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. will ...


Aug 01, 2018, 16:09 ET University of Maryland Names Jeff Hollingsworth Vice President and Chief Information Officer

The University of Maryland has named Jeff Hollingsworth as Vice President and Chief Information Officer, effective today. In this role, Hollingsworth ...


Jun 25, 2018, 01:01 ET University of Maryland Names Damon Evans Athletic Director

The University of Maryland has named Damon Evans as Athletic Director of the Maryland Terrapins. Evans, who joined the university in December 2014...


May 23, 2018, 12:31 ET UMD Names Steve Fetter Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School

The University of Maryland has named Steve Fetter as Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, effective June 1, 2018. As Dean, Fetter will...


May 14, 2018, 12:35 ET University of Maryland Launches $1.5 Billion Campaign

The University of Maryland has launched a $1.5 billion campaign, Fearless Ideas: The Campaign for Maryland. The fundraising campaign will focus on...


Apr 18, 2018, 11:00 ET Two University of Maryland Faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two University of Maryland faculty members have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's oldest and most...


Apr 06, 2018, 12:50 ET UMD, White House Correspondents' Association, and Newseum Partner to Create Archive of Presidential Pool Reports

The White House Correspondents' Association and the University of Maryland today announced the creation of a unique new window into the world of the...


Apr 02, 2018, 12:42 ET Al Gore to Speak at University of Maryland's 2018 Spring Commencement

The University of Maryland announces today that former Vice President Al Gore will deliver the university's commencement address on Sunday, May 20,...


Dec 12, 2017, 10:46 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 in ...


Nov 10, 2017, 13:30 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 and...


Nov 10, 2017, 08:00 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. 19,...


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, Rice will lead...