UMD: A Globally Connected University


Public Health Without Borders Students Travel to Peru and Ethiopia

PHWB, a UMD student organization in the School of Public Health, sent two teams to Ethiopia and Peru to partner with local communities.

UMD Climbs to No. 18 on Peace Corps' 2015 Rankings of Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges

UMD has been ranked No. 18 in the Peace Corps’ annual list of the top volunteer-producing colleges in the large school category.  

Ukrainian Fulbright Scholar Looks to U.S. Preservation Efforts for Inspiration

2012 Patterson Lecture in Historic Preservation led Kateryna Goncharova to seek Fulbright at UMD to study.

Living and Working in a Remote Salvadoran Village

A University of Maryland delegation, led by Dr. Paula Beckman, lived in Cacahuatal with subsistence farm families while working in an education center.

Up Close and Personal: Studying Wildlife, Culture in Tanzania

Koziarski and roughly 40 other students stayed in a “camp” composed of cabins, a classroom, a library, and a dining hall.


Improving the Human Condition: Researching Economic Stability in Malawi

UMD senior Sarah Lord joined Professor Jessica Goldberg and her collaborators last summer in Malawi to help conduct research.

EA Photo Contest Winners Announced

Check out the winners of our first photo contest!

UMD Professor Pioneers Mental Health Treatment in Middle East

Professor Carl Lejuez's pioneering mental health treatment methods are being used to help victims of systematic violence and trauma in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq.

Dr. Jae Shim Receives UMD-TAU Joint Research Grant

Kinesiology Associate Professor Jae Kun Shim has been awarded a UMD-TAU Joint Research grant.

Public Health Team Wins Global Health Advocacy Video Competition

Dina Borzekowski and her team have won the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Global Health Video Competition in the Global Health Advocacy category.