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  • Six New Global Public Health Classrooms Courses to Launch Through 2026

    Global Learning Initiatives, the Global Health Initiative and the School of Public Health's DEIAB team announce recipients of $10K grant to develop and implement new virtual global exchange through 2026.

  • Maryland’s ATLAS Kicks Off New Africa-Focused Conference

    On February 27, the new Maryland initiative, ATLAS (Africa Through Language and Area Studies) sponsored its first annual conference, with a series of panel presentations and discussions highlighting University of Maryland faculty-led research related to Africa, the African diaspora, and African American studies.

  • New Cross-Disciplinary Study Abroad Program Confronts Racism’s Impact on Health

    The C.D. Mote, Jr. Incentive Awards Program (IAP) and the School of Public Health (SPH) teamed up to create a new UMD-Winter program in Brazil, addressing the enduring injustice of racism as a public health crisis.

  • 26 UMD Students Named Gilman Scholars for Study Abroad

    26 University of Maryland students were recently awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State, a record number since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted study abroad in 2020.

  • International athletes: what happens after graduation if they’re not going pro?

    Maryland Athletics—you know them, you love them, you go to their games. Sporting events are an undeniable part of what it means to be a Terp—alums and current students alike can share in the same core memories of walking to SECU stadium or Xfinity Center, cheering as loud as they can when we score, and donning jerseys with an easy pride that lasts a lifetime. 

  • How This UMD Alum Brought Soul Food to Mexico City: A Conversation with Tiara Darnell

    The sound is unmistakable—a grumbling putter followed by screeching breaks and a reluctant idle: the mailman is here, and Tiara Darnell ‘11 is running to her mailbox. In the carrier’s hand is her gateway to the rest of the world, coming in the form of an international postcard from her father. Growing up in a military family is not without its challenges, but for Darnell, these childhood afternoons waiting for the postman were the origins of a global fascination that would take her all over the world. 


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New Chemistry Building Dedicated

Facility to Serve as Hub for Quantum Chemistry, Molecular Nanoscience and Sustainability Research
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