University of Maryland

Aug 27, 2014

UN official named dean at UM public policy school

A high-ranking United Nations official has been appointed dean of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Aug 27, 2014

Tate Cancer Center has new affiliation

The Tate Cancer Center at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie is now formally affiliated with the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center in Baltimore.

Aug 22, 2014

Former UM students launch holistic health site

There’s a new social networking site in town, and you won’t find any tinted photo filters or 140-character limits here.

Aug 19, 2014

University of Maryland to guarantee athletic scholarships

The University of Maryland Tuesday pledged to guarantee scholarships to students-athletes until they graduate, regardless of injury or on-field performance.

Aug 14, 2014

UM students partner with Frederick to spur sustainable growth

From conducting water quality studies to creating architectural tour guides, some students from the University of Maryland, College Park will spend the upcoming academic year working to improve the city of Frederick.

Aug 12, 2014

Hopkins’ public health school bans tobacco – sort of

Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health just announced the launch of its “Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative,” but that’s a bit of a misnomer.

Wallace Loh
Aug 8, 2014

ACC, Maryland settle legal dispute for $31M

The Atlantic Coast Conference and the University of Maryland have settled their legal dispute over the Terrapins' exit from the league. The ACC will keep the roughly $31 million it withheld from Maryland and the school will not owe the conference any more money.

Natalie Eddington
Aug 7, 2014

Meet UMB’s regional partnership czar

These days, the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s reach extends well beyond city limits, particularly down into Prince George’s and Montgomery counties.

Aug 5, 2014

Unmanned aircraft test site to open in St. Mary’s County

Researchers at the University of Maryland’s engineering school hope to put Maryland at the forefront of the unmanned aircraft industry.

Jul 31, 2014

NASA picks UMd. for space station project

NASA has chosen a University of Maryland proposal for a new instrument to observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station.

Jul 30, 2014

NASA picks University of Maryland for space station project

NASA has selected a proposal from the University of Maryland for a new instrument that will observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station. The sensors will give scientists new ways to see how forests and ecosystems are affected by changes in climate or land use change. A laser-based system from the University […]

Jul 28, 2014

UM arena now Xfinity Center

(AP) The basketball arena at the University of Maryland has been renamed the Xfinity Center. The arena was previously known as Comcast Center. Xfinity is Comcast’s high-speed Internet brand. Comcast owns naming rights to the arena and has the right to rename it. The renaming efforts will be paid for by Comcast and are expected […]

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