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Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building Dedication
December 16

Parren Mitchell was the first African American to obtain a graduate degree from UMD and the first African American to be elected to Congress from Maryland.

University of Maryland 2015 Holiday Greetings!
December 14
Inspire Maryland Pride
December 3

A great university is more than just its buildings and books...#UMDinspires

Frederick Douglass Square
November 23

The new Frederick Douglass Square, featuring a statue of the famed abolitionist and human rights activist mid-speech, enshrines the values of freedom and justice at the University of Maryland.

Terps Against Hunger
November 20

Did you know 1 in 6 households doesn't have enough food? Terps Against Hunger is working to change that. During Homecoming week this year, they brought thousands of UMD community members together to package 250,000 meals for local communities in need. #UMDinspires

Saluting Student Veterans @ UMD
November 11

To learn about Veteran Student Life at Maryland go to http://thestamp.umd.edu/veteran_student_life. 

2015-16 LiveBIG: Maryland Challenges Students To 'Do Good'
November 6

"The Do Good Challenge arises from a very simple inspiration, that is that student aren't just going to school to learn what they can do in the future, but they can do good right now." - Robert Orr, Dean of the School of Public Policy, UMD.

Saving the Mighty Honey Bee
November 4

Massive honey bee die-offs threaten our food production, but entomology Assistant Professor Dennis vanEngelsdorp is leading a group of UMD and national researchers to find a way to save these important pollinators.

Greater College Park
November 4

College Park is booming. Nearly 20 projects, including The Hotel at the University of Maryland, four new academic buildings, and new downtown amenities, are underway. The boom -- called Greater College Park -- is the result of cooperative work between the city, county, state, private developers and the University.

Maryland Center for Health Equity (M-CHE)
November 4

In 2015, The Maryland Centre for Health Equity celebrates its 5th anniversary as a NIH/NIMHD Center of Excellence on Race, Ethnicity and Health Disparities Research within the UMD’s School of Public Health.