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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.

UMD Dedicates Frederick Douglass Square

Statue designed in Ireland, cast in Wales highlights importance of Douglass' international sojourn

Israeli 'Big Brother' Celebrity VIsits UMD, Discusses Gay Culture In Israel

Azar spoke to about 60 students about his personal stories and the LGBTQ community in Israel. 

UMD Students Gear Up To Create United Nations Association Chapter

The student-led group, one of many chapters of the national association, aims to galvanize support for the work the U.N. does.

UMD Graduate Student Wins People's Choice Award at International Thesis Competition

Carly Muletz Wolz, a PhD candidate in biological sciences at the University of Maryland, won the People’s Choice Award.

New Global Health Course in Partnership with Independent University in Bangladesh

The course, Addressing Pressing Global and Environmental Public Health Challenges in Bangladesh, will be developed and implemented from 2016-18.

2015 Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps Forum

Students shared their experience at the Maryland Social Entrepreneurship Corp (MSEC) Forum on October 20th.

Students Start Viet Nam Medical Assistance Program Branch at UMD

Duyhoang Dinh was encouraged to start a branch of VNMAP at the University of Maryland.

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