Category: University of Maryland

UMD-Led Study Shows Fear and Anxiety Share Same Bases in Brain

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Anxiety, the most common family of mental illnesses in the U.S., has been pushed to epic new heights by the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Centers for…

New UMD-led Report on Improving Educational Equity and Engagement During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

COLLEGE PARK, Md — Children and families across Maryland and throughout the United States are grappling with the challenges and necessity of virtual learning required by the Covid-19 pandemic. But Black, Latino, and…

University of Maryland, Underwriters Laboratories and the International Fire Safety Consortium Collaborate to Advance Global Fire Safety

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland (UMD) in partnership with the International Fire Safety Consortium (IFSC) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) are working to address fire safety problems worldwide…

UMD Biologist Gets $ 1.5 Million NIH Award to Develop Brain Mapping Techniques

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – University of Maryland Biology Assistant Professor Colenso Speer, has been awarded the National Institutes of Health (NIH) “Director’s New Innovator Award”. The award, which is one…

University of Maryland Grants Exclusive License of Seed-Based NutritionTechnology to Rain International LLC

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Rain International LLC, the seed-powered health company, has licensed a patent application related to the use of seed-based nutrition from the University of Maryland’s College of…

UMD, BSU to Announce Social Justice Alliance in the name of 1st Lt. Richard Collins III

BOWIE, Md., & COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Bowie State University (BSU), in collaboration with the University of Maryland (UMD), will announce a Social Justice Alliance on Thursday, October 1. The…

UMD Names Prabhudev Konana Dean of Robert H. Smith School of Business

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland has named Prabhudev Konana, Ph.D., Dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business, effective January 2, 2021. In this role, he will…

University of Maryland, Baltimore and University of Maryland, College Park Researchers Collaborate to Address COVID-19

COLLEGE PARK, Md.. & BALTIMORE, Md. – The Joint Steering Council of the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State (MPower), a formal collaboration of the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)…

The University of Maryland Launches a Presidential Grand Challenges Course on Today’s Most Pressing Issues

COLLEGE PARK, Md.– The University of Maryland is launching a Grand Challenges course on some of today’s most pressing issues, taught by University President Darryll J. Pines, and also featuring…

UMD's Scripps Howard Foundation Establishes Roy W. Howard Fellowship

COLLEGE PARK, Md – Furthering its investment in aspiring investigative journalists, the Scripps Howard Foundation has pledged up to $1.5 million to establish a fellowship program in honor of legendary journalist and news executive Roy W….