UMD: A Globally Connected University



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.

GEFI Event Puts A Spotlight On Education At UN Sustainable Development Summit

The right to education is being violated at this very moment in disadvantaged communities.

Gravitational Wave Detection Validates Einstein & Early Work of UMD Physicists

An international team of scientists that includes UMD physicists has opened an unprecedented new window on the universe with the first observation of ripples.

Students Report Record Interest In Improving And Understanding Of Other Countries & Cultures

The protests that swept across college campuses last year may be here to stay, at least for the next four years.

Spanish And Portuguese Department’s Red Dot Campaign Celebrates Languages, Identity

"We want to raise awareness of how important language and culture proficiency and the humanities are."

The Global Search for Education: Help Failing Students Improve

“All countries can improve their students’ performance, given the right policies and the will to implement them.”