UMD: A Globally Connected University


International Agent Use Expanding

Surveys show an increasing number of U.S. institutions are working with commissioned agents to recruit international students.

Challenging the Persistent Model-Minority Myth

As we celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage month, it is important to look at stereotypes that continue to be perpetuated in our schools.

Impact of Study Abroad

Report targeting low-income students finds that beneficiaries build on their experiences abroad in future academic choices.

Rhodes Trust To Launch New Institute And Expand Scholarships

The Atlantic Philanthropies gives £75 million to Rhodes Trust and £64.4 milion for LSE inequality research.

A Trump Presidency Could Keep Some International Students Away

60% of prospective international students say they would be less likely to study at an American college if Trump was elected president.

Chinese Student Market: Can the West Weather A Perfect Storm?

David Matthews considers a flurry of ‘threats’ to the conveyor belt of arrivals and what Western campuses can do to shockproof their systems.

Brexit Fears

Some British universities report that faculty job candidates don't want to commit until after the vote on the European Union.

World Insight: Liberal Arts Education is Booming, Just Not In The US

Charles Bailyn's time in Asia has opened his eyes to the high regard in which a liberal arts education is still held internationally.

UMD Students Inaugurate Global Entrepreneurship Semester in Seoul

Two University of Maryland students traveled to Seoul, South Korea as the first participants in the new UMD “Global Entrepreneurship Semester” program.

Brazil’s Agency Survey Shows Study Travel Slouch

Brazil’s flailing economy has hit the study travel sector from several angles.