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December 11
The University of Maryland, College Park will open on time, Wednesday, December 11, 2019.
December 5
UMD Researchers Receive $1M Spencer Award to Investigate Disparities in Resources for Children and Long-term Achievement Gaps
December 4
New Report Sets Keys to Success for Maryland Clean Energy Economy
Comprehensive report on the future of clean energy innovation in Maryland delivered to Governor Hogan 
December 3
UMD Astronomers Catch Natural Comet Outburst in Unprecedented Detail
Data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite reveal start-to-finish sequence of an outburst from comet 46P/Wirtanen
December 3
Two University of Maryland Engineers Named 2019 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors
New fellows are latest of six UMD faculty recognized by NAI for ‘prolific spirit of innovation’ 
November 29
UMD-Led Team Creates Novel Material that Potentially Offers an Efficient, Eco-Friendly Advance in Cooling Technology
Work by UMD’s Ichiro Takeuchi and team to create novel green cooling material is featured in the journal Science
November 27
Two UMD Scientists Named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Ellen D. Williams, Distinguished University Professor of Physics and John R. Townshend, Research Professor/Emeritus Professor of Geographical Sciences named 2019 AAAS Fellows
Adler “A.J.” Pruitt November 25
UMD Alumnus A.J. Pruitt Named as Mitchell Scholar
The US-Ireland Alliance recently named the 12 members of the George J. Mitchell Scholar Class of 2021. Among the winners is Baltimore native and University of Maryland alumnus Adler “A.J.” Pruitt, B.A. ’18, a double-degree major in economics and in government and politics.
November 19
UMD International Programs Show Resilience and Progress, U.S. State Department ‘Open Doors’ Survey Reports
A rise in the number of UMD students studying abroad and steady international student attendance are reported during International Education Week.
November 18
UMD Receives Gold Seal for Excellence in Student Voter Agreement
November 15
University of Maryland Researchers’ Study of Vaccine-Related Facebook Ads Reveals Ongoing Challenges for Public Health
November 14
New Artificial Intelligence System Automatically Evolves to Evade Internet Censorship
Researchers at the University of Maryland developed a new tool based on genetic evolution that automatically learned to evade censorship in China, India and Kazakhstan
November 13
University Statement on USM Independent Review Released Today
Artist representation of UMD’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem and activities from the Innovate Maryland celebration on April 11, 2019. November 12
UMD Ranked in Top 10 for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Education for Fifth Straight Year
Campuswide initiative earns UMD No. 7 ranking from The Princeton Review & Entrepreneur Magazine
November 11
UMD Celebrates and Honors Veterans on Nov. 11 and all Month