UMD: A Globally Connected University


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.

Students Travel to Japan To Learn about the 2011 Earthquake and Disaster Recovery

18 UMD students participated in an study abroad program to learn about the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake.

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UMD Among Top 100 in Times Higher Education’s World Reputation Rankings

For the fourth time, the University of Maryland has been named to the Times Higher Education’s top 100 World Reputation Rankings list. 

Understanding Societies and Cultures: Studying Kinship Support in Africa

An NIH-funded and UMD-led project will explore how single mothers in Kenya are supporting their children amid shifting support from kin.

Director of China Affairs Nat Ahrens Speaks at East-West Center on China's Xi Jinping Administration

Mr. Nat Ahrens, UMD Director of China Affairs, presented at a foreign policy seminar at the East-West Center

Global Semester in Washington Director Keynotes International Mother Language Day event in DC

The University of Maryland’s Global Semester in Washington, D.C. Program is busy making connections and fostering relationships.

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.