Two consumer goods giants, General Mills and Unilever, recently made significant investments in a University of Maryland-led initiative to evaluate the adoption and efficacy of climate-smart farming practices.
A biennial campuswide climate survey sponsored by the Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct and the School of Public Health (SPH) aims to assess the scope and nature of sexual assault at UMD and to identify effective means of intervention and prevention.
Hosted annually since 2016 during the week of Valentine’s Day, International Love Data Week celebrates all things data.
Newsweek on Wednesday named the University of Maryland to its 2024 list of America's Greatest Workplaces for Women.
The University of Maryland (UMD) has joined with more than 200 of the nation’s leading artificial intelligence (AI) stakeholders in a wide-ranging new federal effort to improve the trustworthiness and safety of AI systems.
A new report from The 1856 Project at the University of Maryland explores the story of an enslaved family that could have lived where the Xfinity Center stands today, as well as the Rossborough Inn’s potential ties to the Underground Railroad. On Wednesday, the research group will hold its first Annual Research Update to discuss its latest work.
The College of Arts and Humanities has named seven pairs of fellows for its new Harmony of Interdisciplinarity program to foster collaborative approaches to curriculum, research and programming.
Student Entertainment Events (SEE) will welcome Enya Umanzor and Drew Phillips, creators of the hit podcast “Emergency Intercom,” for its annual spring lecture on Feb. 15.
Senior Vice President and Provost Jennifer King Rice sent the following email to the campus community on Friday: As we begin the spring semester and the potential for severe weather increases, we want to remind everyone about how the university communicates weather-related closures and schedule changes.
The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences’ Department of African American Studies has changed its name to the Department of African American and Africana Studies (AAAS) in recognition of its broadened mission.
Dr. Spyridon S. Marinopoulos, University Health Center director, sent the following email to the campus community on Thursday: The new semester brings fresh starts, even as we navigate peak season for colds, flu, COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses. Your health and well-being remain our priority. By embracing preventive measures and accessing campus resources, we can support one another and keep our community safe and healthy.
Carlo Colella, vice president and chief administrative officer, sent the following email to the campus community on Monday: As we prepare for the start of the spring semester, I am sharing changes on campus related to construction of the Purple Line light rail. Below is important rail safety information for pedestrians, bicycle and micromobility riders and vehicles.
The University of Maryland Libraries was named a recipient of the Library Excellence in Access and Diversity (LEAD) Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine, honoring academic libraries that encourage and support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in areas including research, technology, accessibility, exhibitions and community outreach.
University President Darryll J. Pines sent the following email to the campus community on Thursday morning: On Nov. 27, I announced several measures to help prioritize a safe and inclusive community at the University of Maryland, including the establishment of a Joint Presidential and University Senate Task Force on Antisemitism and Islamophobia.
Newsweek on Wednesday named the University of Maryland to its 2024 list of America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity.
The University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism will launch a documentary master’s concentration beginning in the 2024-25 academic year.
President Pines designates Dec. 22 as an administrative leave day for all regular and contingent II faculty and staff.
A 2018 UMD graduate has made a $180,000 gift to establish undergraduate student scholarships for four students per year.
Beginning on or about Dec. 20, Campus Drive from Regents Drive (near Symons Hall) to Union Lane (near the Stamp Student Union) will be closed through Jan. 19.
University of Maryland student leaders are launching a new effort during finals week to expand the tradition of leaving offerings to the bronze Testudo statue in front of McKeldin Library by doing good for others.
An innovative startup that emerged from the research labs of two University of Maryland faculty members has been awarded the Phase 1 Microbattery Design Prize by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Technologies Office.
The University of Maryland football team will make its 30th bowl appearance when it meets Auburn in the 2023 TransPerfect Music City Bowl on Dec. 30 at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. The 2 p.m. game will be televised nationally on ABC.
A University of Maryland undergraduate and alumna were named to DC Inno’s Inno Under 25 class of 2023.
The School of Public Policy’s new home won an international architectural award for its cutting-edge teaching and collaborative spaces that blend traditional and contemporary styles and invite people to gather for public discourse.
A multi-institutional team led by the University of Maryland has been selected for the DARPA Triage Challenge, in which participants compete to develop novel methods of detecting injuries, particularly in mass casualty incidents, so that medical personnel can respond more quickly, efficiently and precisely.
President Darryll J. Pines and Senior Vice President and Provost Jennifer King Rice sent the following email to the campus community about the extension of Thanksgiving break.
The University of Maryland will be home to FOX's “Big Noon Kickoff” show on Saturday, when the Terrapins host No. 2 Michigan at SECU Stadium.
The National Orchestral Institute + Festival (NOI+F), a program of the University of Maryland’s Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, will be the orchestra partner for 2024’s National Seminario Ravinia: Orchestras for All initiative.
The Maryland field hockey team (16-5) on Sunday night earned its 35th overall NCAA Tournament bid. The Terrapins, the No. 4 overall seed, will take on Old Dominion (14-5) at noon Friday in the first round at the Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex.
University of Maryland students can now update their gender marker in Testudo to include a nonbinary option, the Office of the Registrar announced.
The University of Maryland will host a series of open forums for graduate students focused on their central role in the institution’s success.
The University of Maryland Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will participate in National Prescription Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28.
An international research team that includes a University of Maryland scientist discovered the presence of a molten silicate layer overlying Mars’ metallic core—providing new insights into how Mars formed, evolved and became the barren planet it is today.
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