UMD: A Globally Connected University


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.

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 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.

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.

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.