UMD: A Globally Connected University


UMD Climbs to No. 11 on Peace Corps' 2016 Rankings of Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges

The University of Maryland was ranked No. 11 in the Peace Corps’ annual list.

SESYNC Postdoc Matthew LaFevor Awarded Wrigley-Fairchild Prize

Dr. LaFevor drew on an immense body of sources in the Mexican archives to retell a complex series of historical event.

Being Bilingual Changes the Architecture of Your Brain

If you really want to learn that second language, you can’t shy away from that panic.

An Insider Look At MSEC With Rachel George

We wanted to hear what the MSEC experience is really like, so we turned to Rachel George, who took the program last summer.

UMD Professors Discuss Diversity And Affirmative Action On Campus

Four university professors hosted a discussion Tuesday night to discuss affirmative action and what it means for underrepresented students.

Smith Students Study Entrepreneurship in Africa

Twenty students from the University of Maryland traveled to South Africa over winter break.  

Funding International Students: Eternal Quandary

On most US campuses there is no aid for foreign students.

Students Travel to Indonesia and Explore Environmental And International Development Topics

Students from the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, and other schools across the UMD campus, traveled to Indonesia.

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova Advocates For The Preservation of Culture in the Fight Against Extremism

Bokova emphasized the fact that economic and financial solutions are not the only things needed to bring peace.

Student Following Her Desire to Safeguard the Environment for Future Generations

Master of Public Policy (MPP) Candidate Cheryll-Ann Wilson Drakes was awarded the prestigious Alexander and Cleaver Fellowship.