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Student Panel Discusses Cultural Challenges Of Studying Abroad

The department is working to offer more support to students from underrepresented backgrounds.

UMD "Thinkathon" Discusses Ongoing Refugee Crisis, Possible Solutions

About 15 students gathered for the workshop Friday morning in Stamp Student Union.

UMD's National Center for Smart Growth Joins Global Development Firm for Worldwide Infrastructure Initiative

The University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth (NCSG) has joined global infrastructure service authority Louis Berger.

White House Enhances Security of the Visa Waiver Program

The White House announced  a plan on Monday to further enhance the security of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP).

Students Blog at the Climate Change Conference in Paris

Seven students from the University of Maryland are attending the COP21 this month in Paris.

UMD Study Finds Affordable Care Act Has Reduced Racial & Ethnic Health Disparities

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has significantly improved insurance coverage and use of health care for African Americans and Latinos.

SPP Student Participates at UN Global Network on Monitoring and Evaluation for Disability-inclusive Development

The United Nations hosted its first meeting of the Global Network on Monitoring and Evaluation for Disability-inclusive Development.

UMD Researchers Conclude that Paris Pledges Could Effectively Reduce Global Warming

More than 190 countries are currently meeting in Paris to create a durable framework for addressing climate change.

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