UMD: A Globally Connected University


US, Cuba Relations Leading to College Exchange Programs, International Campuses

With President Obama seeking to normalize relations with Cuba, various colleges are now trying to implement exchange programs with the island nation.


Australian Students Participate in START’s First U.S. 'Study Tour' for International Students

The program marks the first time that START has invited students from abroad to participate in an international study program.

UMD Rises in Global Scientific Productivity Rankings

UMD ranks No. 14 among public U.S. universities and No. 27 among all U.S. universities.

Gemstone Students Travel to New Zealand for U-21 Undergraduate Research Conference

The focus of Universitas 21 is to promote innovative research with a global perspective in the 21st century.

UMD Hosts LGBTQ Conference for International Education

The University of Maryland hosted its first ever conference on LGBTQ issues in international education. 

Natalie Greene Taylor to Represent UMD at U21 Research Conference

Natalie Greene Taylor is one of three students selected to represent UMD at the U21 Graduate Research Conference 2015: Digital Futures.

UMD Researchers Identify Useful Negotiation Strategies for 'Honor Cultures'

A new study led by UMD shows that Western diplomatic strategies based on rationality may backfire when applied to discussions with “honor cultures."

UMD Study Concludes Parents Mixing Languages has No Impact on Children's Language Development

A UMD study has found that this “code-switching” has no impact on children’s language development in their home. 

UMD, Italy & MoonEx Join to Put New Laser-Reflecting Arrays on Moon

The partners said the new arrays will allow more accurate measurements.

Loh Pushes Partnerships with Asia

After university President Wallace Loh’s 10-day trip to Asia, the university beefed up its collaborations with...