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Paris Climate Conference has strong UMD connections

UMD Public Policy Dean, Dr. Robert Orr, plays major organizing role; ESSIC Director, Prof. Antonio Busalacchi, helps lead World Climate Research Programme.

UMD Center For Advanced Study Of Language Designs Cybertraining Test

Cybersecurity is a growing field in the United States.

UMD Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps Forum: Powerful Students Come Together to Talk About Social Change

The Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps (MSEC) hosted a forum to showcase personal and professional transformations.

US students to Get Free Birthright Trips To Ireland, Says Diaspora Minister

Irish Diaspora Minister Jimmy Deenihan will announce a pilot scheme that will allow Irish American students aged to spend time in Ireland at no cost.

UMD Students Studying In France are Safe After Paris Attacks

No University of Maryland students studying abroad were harmed in Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris.

UMD Research on Indian Employment Act Could Impact Global Poverty Policies

The report assesses the Mahatama Ghandi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), which passed in India in 2005.

International Enrollments Increase

Annual Open Doors report finds 10 percent increase in international students in the U.S. and 5 percent increase in the number of Americans studying abroad.

UMD's National Center for Smart Growth Partners with United Nations & UB to Launch USA Sustainable Cities Initiative in Baltimore

“As the state’s flagship land grant institution, the University of Maryland has an obligation to help the entire state become a more sustainable place to live."

Middle East Issues Discussed At Graduate School Forum

Shibley Telhami said the world has never before seen such upheaval and uncertainty in the Middle East than it does now.

Lessons from Abroad Conference 10/24

On Saturday, October 24, George Washington University hosted The Greater DC Area Lessons From Abroad Conference.

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