UMD: A Globally Connected University


10 UMD Students Receive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Congratulations to the following 10 UMD students who were awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for spring 2015!

Nathaniel Ahrens: A Long Resume and Early Ties with China

Nathaniel Ahrens has a long resume for a 40-year-old, covering more than a dozen companies and institutions in the business and academic world, all related to China.

University of Maryland Students Win Gold in International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition

UMD earned a gold medal in the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition held in Boston from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3, 2014.

UMD Researchers Receive $2.5m Grant to Study Link Between Aid and Conflict

New research at the University of Maryland seeks to better understand the relationship between aid and conflict.  

UMD National Center for Smart Growth Hosts Paris Urban Planners for Bi-National Symposium

UMD’s National Center for Smart Growth (NCSG) hosted a symposium titled the Transit, Development, and Urban Form. 

University of Maryland partnering with Taiwan

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, in partnership with National Taiwan University, runs a course over two months for students.

Assessing Iranian Nuclear Negotiations: SPP Research Explores Possible Outcomes as Deadline Looms

The approaching deadline for international negotiations between Iran and the so-called P5+1 has spurred public discussion.

SPP Endowed Associate Professor Angela Bies Co-Organizes China Philanthropy Summit

One of the School of Public Policy’s newest faculty members Angela Bies is helping to enhance the conversation around China’s philanthropy efforts.

Ukrainian Ambassador Presents Maryland Global Leaders Lecture

UMD's School of Public Policy and Office of International Affairs hosted Ukrainian Ambassador Olexander Motsyk.

UMD Ranked Top 100 in U.S. News Best Global Universities

UMD has been ranked No. 51 in the first U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities rankings.