UMD: A Globally Connected University


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.

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.