UMD: A Globally Connected University


Professors Celebrate 20 Years of ‘The Israeli Palestinian Experiment’

This summer marks the 20th anniversary of the popular and groundbreaking course GVPT309X/ISRL349X.

UMD Students Battle in IBM-Sponsored Computer Science Work

Three University of Maryland computer science graduate students competed in the Computer Science World Finals in Morocco. 

Style Star App Wins 2015 China Business Model Competition

A team of Smith School MBA students won the competition’s $3,000 top prize with a pitch for Style Star, a personal stylist mobile app.

Students Work to Make a Change Around the World

The University of Maryland School of Policy decided to encourage students to create social change globally by offering a new course this semester.

UMD Offers Diverse Study Abroad Options through Exchange Programs

In the past two years, Education Abroad has doubled the number of UMD students choosing an exchange program to study abroad.

The Nile Project Sparks Cultural Curiosity through Music

To encourage dialogue about sustainability in the Nile basin, Mina Girgis and Meklit Hadero founded The Nile Project.

Seven UMD Students Receive Gilman Scholarship for Fall Study Abroad

Congratulations to the following terps who were awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship towards their fall 2015 study abroad program:

Urban Studies Global Classroom Closes the Distance Gap in International Study

This spring, a new urban planning course is narrowing a distance barrier that, for years, has hampered cross-continental, international study experiences.

Twelve UMD Students & Alumni Awarded Fulbright Grants

Twelve UMD students and recent graduates were awarded Fulbright grants to study, conduct research, or teach English abroad during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Smith Students Awaken Entrepreneurial Desires in Tibetan Youth

The Central Tibetan Administration aims to create a more self-reliant culture among Tibetan refugees by encouraging its people to become successful entrepreneurs.