UMD: A Globally Connected University


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.

China’s Economic Growth Diminishing its Water Supply

UMD Professor Klaus Hubacek and a team of international researchers have published new findings outlining the alarming future of China’s water supply. 

Researcher Demonstrates Link Between Urbanization and Reduced Global Energy Use

A new study led in the U.S. by UMD suggests that urban planning and transport policies can limit the future increase in cities’ energy use by about one-quarter.

UMD's Office of International Affairs attends high-level talks in China

University of Maryland attended high-level talks with China's State Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs (SAFEA).