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  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. Susan De La Paz

    What can the world teach you about the art of teaching others? Susan De La Paz has spent her career working towards equitable outcomes for students with learning disabilities, and in 2022, she took her work to Vietnam on a Fulbright scholarship.

  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. Christopher Foreman

    Dr. Christopher Foreman, former long-time professor in the School of Public Policy, shares his Fulbright experience in Armenia during a historic election year.

  • USCIS Announces Inflation Adjustment to Premium Processing Fees

    Considering filing for premium processing for an OPT application? U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a final rule that will increase the filing fee for Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing, to adjust for inflation. The fee change will go into effect on Feb. 26, 2024.

  • UMD Named Top-Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Scholars

    On February 13, the U.S. Department of State announced that the University of Maryland (UMD) was named a 2023-2024 top-producing institution for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar program.

  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. Kenneth Leonard

    Dr. Kenneth Leonard shares how his Fulbright experience in Ghana was essential to bringing on a new lens to his AGNR course, AREC 365: World Hunger Population and Food Supplies.

  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. Roberta Lavine

    Spanish Professor Emerita, Dr. Roberta Lavine, traveled to Chile in 2005 as a Fulbright scholar, collaborating with the faculty at the University of Concepción to evolve their learning resources for their secondary English speakers.

University News

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Restoring ‘Sight,’ One Child at a Time

New Movie Traces Alum’s Journey From Impoverished Immigrant to Renowned Eye Surgeon Who Treats Blinded Orphan
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Walkability in Neighborhoods Linked to Health, Study of Siblings Shows

UMD-led Research Combined Google Street View, Utah Medical Data
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UMD Joins Consortium to Improve Accuracy of Weather Forecasts

Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Researchers to Lend Expertise to $6.6M Initiative
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