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February 4
UMD Science Major Wins Prestigious Churchill Scholarship
Since 2018, four UMD STEM students have received the award, which provides funding to U.S. students for a year of Master’s study at the University of Cambridge 
January 29
University of Maryland Recognized as a Recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
UMD named as one of three recipients for the award recognizing university libraries delivering exemplary services and resources to further their educational mission.  
January 29
Universities, National Labs and Corporations Create New Alliance to Accelerate Maryland's Leadership in Quantum Science
The Maryland Quantum Alliance will strengthen the region’s lead in the quantum revolution. 
January 28
University of Maryland and Prince George's County Public Schools Announce Partnership Focused on School Improvement
The Improvement Science Collaborative will focus on K-12 school improvement issues through a range of initiatives 
January 24
UMD-led Study Named Most Impactful Paper Published in the Journal Science in 2019
American Association for the Advancement of Science awards Newcomb Cleveland prize to study of transgenic fungus designed to control malaria-carrying mosquito populations in West Africa.
January 23
Director of UMD Quantum Materials Center Receives $1.55 M Grant from the Moore Foundation
UMD award is part of a Moore Foundation interdisciplinary quantum research program funding work on materials synthesis, experiments, and theory
January 21
UMD Launches New International Fire Safety Consortium to Address Urgent Global Challenges
The university has joined forces with international research partners to launch a global research initiative that brings together worldwide knowledge and expertise to tackle the most critical fire safety challenges. 
January 8
The University of Maryland, College Park will open late at 10 am, Wednesday, January 8, 2020, due to inclement weather.
The Hall CP at UMD Discovery District January 7
The Hall CP Opens in the University of Maryland’s Discovery District
Part of the university’s Greater College Park initiative, UMD alumnus and developer Scott Plank soft opens his new arts and entertainment concept January 7 in the university’s innovation gateway and research park.
January 7
University of Maryland Named a Top Producer of Minority Graduates for 2019
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education named UMD a Top 100 Minority Degree Producer
January 3
UMD Part of New U.S. Alliance for Quantum Information
The U.S. has launched the Quantum Information Edge alliance to advance quantum computing R&D for breakthrough science.
December 20
UMD Alums Honored in Forbes' 2020 "30 Under 30" List
December 18
UMD Celebrates 2019 Winter Graduates, Bestows Honorary Degree
Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. '64 receives honorary doctorate of public service
December 16
The University of Maryland, College Park will open on time, Monday, December 16, 2019.
December 13
University of Maryland to Host Winter 2019 Commencement
The ceremony will take place on December 17 at the XFINITY Center with commencement speaker General James R. Clapper.