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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.

Maryland Researchers to Help Operate European CERN Particle Collider

Several university researchers will take part in the next round of research.

Three MSEC Students Awarded Gilman Scholarship

The Office of International Affairs and Education Abroad congratulate our 2015 MSEC students—Robel Worku, Alexis Marion, and Isabel O’Brien.

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.

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