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UMD: A Globally Connected University
UMD and Al-Nahrain University Faculty and Students Team Up for Design Project
The concerns of an Iraqi-American architect based in D.C. have sparked a growing collaboration between UMD and their counterparts at a leading Iraqi university.
UMD Professors Reflect On New Opportunities With Cuba
As relations between U.S. & Cuba move towards normalization, a significant area for cultural understanding & building long term ties may come through education.
UMD Geographical Sciences Researcher is US Nominee for International Prize
APEC recently recognized UMD Prof. Inbal Becker-Reshef as the U.S. nominee for the prestigious Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE) award.
Teaching Global Children's Literature: What to Read and How to Read
Teachers have the great responsibility of selecting children's books for particular classrooms that serve particular cultural communities.
Family Science alumnae compete in Rio Olympics
Both Witmer and Bam were members of the U.S. team at the 2015 Pan-American Games.
Analysis seeks to identify universities that will challenge the global status quo in higher education.
After the Abductions in Afghanistan
Kidnapping of two faculty members at the American University of Afghanistan renews attention on the risks.
English Learning Platform in China Raises $100m
China-based VIPKID, a platform connecting Chinese children with English teachers for one-to-one online language lessons, has raised $100m.
The Next Revolution has Begun
It is beyond any doubt that modern economies need an educated work force.
Clear Link Found between Warming Climate and Rise in Ocean-Bourne Bacterial Illnesses
A UMD-led, international study shows that there has been a clear correlation between warming of North Atlantic waters, increasing numbers of Vibrio bacteria.