UMD: A Globally Connected University


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. 

UMD, Italy & MoonEx Join to Put New Laser-Reflecting Arrays on Moon

The partners said the new arrays will allow more accurate measurements.

Loh Pushes Partnerships with Asia

After university President Wallace Loh’s 10-day trip to Asia, the university beefed up its collaborations with South Korean and Chinese universities and companies.

UMD Students Receive Critical Language Scholarships to Pursue Studies Around the World

Ten University of Maryland students have received awards from the Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) Program.

UMD Offers Diverse Study Abroad Options through Exchange Programs

In the past two years, Education Abroad has doubled the number of UMD students choosing an exchange program to study abroad.

Urban Studies Global Classroom Closes the Distance Gap in International Study

This spring, a new urban planning course is narrowing a distance barrier that, for years, has hampered cross-continental, international study experiences.

Three MSEC Students Awarded Gilman Scholarship

The Office of International Affairs and Education Abroad congratulate our 2015 MSEC students—Robel Worku, Alexis Marion, and Isabel O’Brien.

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Dr. Jae Shim Receives UMD-TAU Joint Research Grant

Kinesiology Associate Professor Jae Kun Shim has been awarded a UMD-TAU Joint Research grant.