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BSU-UMD Social Justice Alliance Press Conference
October 15
BSU-UMD Social Justice Alliance Virtual Launch Event
October 15
Virtual Conversation on UMD's Budget
September 14

All University of Maryland students, faculty and staff were invited to join President Darryll J. Pines and Vice President for Administration and Finance Carlo Colella to learn about and discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the university's budget on Thursday, September 10. The virtual conversation also included an opportunity for Q&A with Assistant President and Chief of Staff Michele Eastman, Senior Vice President and Provost Mary Ann Rankin, and Associate Vice President for Finance and Personnel for Academic Affairs Cynthia Hale.

Fall 2020 Changes
August 31

The Fall 2020 semester will be unlike any other in our history. At the University of Maryland, we've reinvented ourselves to allow for physical distancing, reduced occupancy, and other health and safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This semester will look different, but we can do this together, because we are TerrapinSTRONG. Find updates and information on COVID-19 and critical health behaviors at

Wear Your Mask
August 30
President Pines' Virtual Conversation with Students
August 26

University of Maryland students were invited to join President Darryll J. Pines to learn about and discuss plans for the fall, including health and safety measures for the upcoming school year. Co-moderated by The Diamondback, this virtual conversation offered an opportunity to ask questions, exchange ideas, and stay connected with the Terp community.

Welcome President Pines
July 1

The University of Maryland welcomes Dr. Darryll J. Pines as our 34th president. President Pines marks his first day with a video message to the Terp community and a new vision for our campus.


Announcing the Thomas V. Miller, Jr. Administration Building
June 29

The University of Maryland's Main Administration building will soon bear the name of Maryland Senate President Emeritus Thomas V. “Mike” Miller, Jr., the longest-serving state senate president in the history of the United States and a visionary leader and tireless advocate for the university. Senator Miller has helped transform our campus physically, through state investment in world-class facilities, and academically, leading efforts to cement our strategic partnership with the University of Maryland, Baltimore that has doubled our research enterprise and provided unparalleled collaborative opportunities for our students and faculty.

UMD Virtual Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremony
May 22

Watch the University of Maryland's first-ever virtual commencement ceremony celebrating our spring 2020 graduates! The ceremony includes remarks from President Wallace D. Loh, Citrupa (Kat) Gopal '20, Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer '63, and several special guests, and will offer opportunities for graduates, families and friends to participate live.

Maryland Football Student-Athletes Share Initiatives to Honor Jordan McNair
August 20