UMD: A Globally Connected University


US State Department Endorses “Education Diplomacy”

Last year the inbound number of foreign students in the US reached a record high of 880,000 , up 8% on 2013.

How My Internship in India Gave Me The Real World Work Experience I Was Looking For

Throughout my life, travel has always been extremely important to me. It is where I most frequently push myself past my boundaries, discover, and grow.

IIE launches Initiative to Increase Collaboration Between US and Iran

The Institute of International Education has launched a new initiative to reinvigorate collaborations between universities in the US and Iran.

UMD & Voxy Partner to Study New Approach to Language Instruction

This strategic partnership represents an opportunity for breakthrough findings on how to effectively teach foreign languages.

US, Cuba Relations Leading to College Exchange Programs, International Campuses

With President Obama seeking to normalize relations with Cuba, various colleges are now trying to implement exchange programs with the island nation.  

UMD Rises in Global Scientific Productivity Rankings

UMD ranks No. 14 among public U.S. universities and No. 27 among all U.S. universities.

UMD Hosts LGBTQ Conference for International Education

The University of Maryland hosted its first ever conference on LGBTQ issues in international education. 

Natalie Greene Taylor to Represent UMD at U21 Research Conference

Natalie Greene Taylor is one of three students selected to represent UMD at the U21 Graduate Research Conference 2015: Digital Futures.

UMD Researchers Identify Useful Negotiation Strategies for 'Honor Cultures'

A new study led by UMD shows that Western diplomatic strategies based on rationality may backfire when applied to discussions with “honor cultures."

UMD Study Concludes Parents Mixing Languages has No Impact on Children's Language Development

A UMD study has found that this “code-switching” has no impact on children’s language development in their home.