UMD: A Globally Connected University


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.

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.