UMD: A Globally Connected University


Earthquake in Nepal: Contact ISSS if You Need Assistance

In times of such sorrow, it’s important we come together as a community to support a country in need. Please feel free to contact ISSS should you need our assistance.

In Memoriam: John D. Steinbruner (1941-2015)

Director of Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM) played key role in US and global nuclear security policy.

MSEC Programs Making an Impact

Check out the International Educator magazine article featuring the Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps as a study abroad program that makes a difference.

Biological Sciences Major Eva Morgun Receives DAAD Scholarship

UMD Senior Evguenia “Eva” Morgun has been awarded a 2015-16 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Study Scholarship.

Merrill Students Work to Help Free Imprisoned Journalists

Press Uncuffed launches crowdfunding campaign to allow Merrill students to sell bracelets benefiting the Committee to Protect Journalist’s Emergency Assistance Fund.

Students Travel to Japan To Learn about the 2011 Earthquake and Disaster Recovery

18 UMD students participated in an study abroad program to learn about the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake.

Apply now to Global Semester in Washington D.C.

Join a lively, engaged and motivated student community! 

UMD Among Top 100 in Times Higher Education’s World Reputation Rankings

For the fourth time, the University of Maryland has been named to the Times Higher Education’s top 100 World Reputation Rankings list. 

Understanding Societies and Cultures: Studying Kinship Support in Africa

An NIH-funded and UMD-led project will explore how single mothers in Kenya are supporting their children amid shifting support from kin.

Director of China Affairs Nat Ahrens Speaks at East-West Center on China's Xi Jinping Administration

Mr. Nat Ahrens, UMD Director of China Affairs, presented at a foreign policy seminar at the East-West Center