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Nov 12, 2020, 15:30 ET UMD Alumna and Olympic Gymnast Dominique Dawes to Address University of Maryland's 2020 Winter Graduates

The University of Maryland announced today that Dominique Dawes '02, three-time Olympian and Olympic Gymnastic Gold Medalist, will deliver the...


Sep 28, 2020, 20:01 ET University of Maryland Names Prabhudev Konana Dean of Robert H. Smith School of Business

The University of Maryland has named Prabhudev Konana, Ph.D., Dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business, effective January 2, 2021. In this...


Aug 12, 2020, 17:25 ET University of Maryland Joins Common Application for 2020-2021

Students applying to the University of Maryland will now have the ability to do so through the Common Application, also known as the Common App. The...


Apr 20, 2020, 18:44 ET University of Maryland Announces Plans to Celebrate 2020 Spring Graduates

The University of Maryland today announces its three-part plan to celebrate 2020 spring graduates amid the global coronavirus pandemic. Revealed to...


Feb 13, 2020, 06:03 ET USM Board of Regents Appoints Darryll J. Pines as President of University of Maryland, College Park

The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents has appointed Darryll J. Pines, PhD, as the 34th president of the University of Maryland,...


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...