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THE MENA Summit: Global Lessons Need Local Context

Higher education is booming in parts of the world without a long history of university research and teaching – but development must be sustainable.

In Efforts to Boost Teacher Diversity, Asians and Pacific Islanders Seek Inclusion

Sarah Ha didn't have any Asian-American teachers growing up.

IIE Opens Fund For Students From Syria, Yemen

The Institute of International Education has created an Emergency Student Fund to support students from Syria and Yemen in need of urgent financial aid.

Author Sharon Smith Speaks On Socialism, Women, Intersectionality

Smith spoke about how society had failed to look out for women, including how women have historically been considered second-class citizens.

Brains Without Borders

As Australia and Canada seek to attract more foreign students, America and Britain could lose out.

IMF’s Christine Lagarde Talks Emerging Markets, International Economy

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde spoke about international economics Thursday morning at the University of Maryland.

UMD PhD Alum Is 2016's Black Engineer Of The Year

Jones regularly was tasked with presenting intelligence assessments of Third World countries' developing ballistic-missile capabilities to national policymakers.

First University-Sponsored Phillips Collection Exhibition Opens

The Phillips Collection opened today its first university-sponsored exhibition since the two partnered in October.

Prof: Maryland Residents Not At Significant Risk For Zika Virus

Maryland residents are at a very low risk of contracting Zika virus because of the colder climate, a University of Maryland School of Medicine professor said.

Hillel’s R. Buckholtz Leads Discussion On Gift-Giving At Belated Tu B’Shevat seder

Rather than discussing how God led the Hebrews out of slavery in Egypt, it is customary on Tu B’Shevat to celebrate ‘the new year of the trees.’

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