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Department Of Energy Selects UMD Team For 2017 Solar Decathlon

The designs were part of the Solar Decathlon that challenges student-led teams from across the globe to create innovative, solar-powered homes.

Deborah Santiago Visits UMD For Discussion On Underrepresented Students, Higher Education

Deborah Santiago fostered a discussion about disadvantages for the Latino community receiving higher education.

OECD: U.S. Efforts Haven't Helped Low Performers on Global Math, Reading Tests

The United States has fewer low-performing students on the Program for International Student Assessment—but only in science.

Teaching Inquiry Through the Study of Endangered Cultures

What can students learn by studying cultures that are disappearing?

A Student CEO's Plea to Educators: Inspire Global Citizenship

A critical part of global competence is taking action to tackle global issues.

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.

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