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University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank.
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank. « Show less

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  • Hopkins holds onto 12th in U.S. News rankings

    Hopkins holds onto 12th in U.S. News rankings
    There were few surprises for local colleges and universities in the oft-quoted U.S. News and World Report annual rankings released Tuesday. The Johns Hopkins University maintained its 12th-place position for national universities, falling between...
  • Howard County native gives $31 million to UM for computer science center

    Howard County native gives $31 million to UM for computer science center
    He didn't even finish his degree at the University of Maryland, College Park, but entrepreneur Brendan Iribe found other creative geniuses and best friends as he tinkered in the computer science department there. So on Friday, he will give the...
  • UM has received other large donations in recent years

    UM has received other large donations in recent years
    The $31 million donation to the University of Maryland, College Park on Friday from a computer tech millionaire was the largest donation in the history of the university, but there have been others nearly as big. The university has received three $30...
  • UMUC may experiment with business and learning models

    UMUC may experiment with business and learning models
    The University of Maryland, University College has a history of experimentation. With its roots in a 1920s night school, the institution expanded in the 1940s and '50s into Europe and Asia to educate military personnel. Then as the Internet flourished,...
  • Transforming UMUC [Editorial]

    Transforming UMUC  [Editorial]
    The University of Maryland University College has long been at the forefront of online continuing education and job training for its mostly adult student body, so a recent proposal by UMUC President Javier Miyares to tie the school's future more closely...
  • Conservatives compete to run against Wasserman Schultz

    Two fiscal conservatives with prior congressional campaigns are competing in a Republican primary to run against U.S. Rep Debbie Wasserman Schultz in November, a daunting task in a mostly Democratic district. Joseph Kaufman, backed by conservative...
  • University of Maryland opens drone test site

    University of Maryland opens drone test site
    University of Maryland officials on Tuesday announced the launch of a new test site to study how drones may coexist with jets, helicopters and other air traffic in U.S. airspace. The long-planned site is to be based near Naval Air Station Patuxent River...
  • Getting their due [Commentary]

    Getting their due [Commentary]
    Two recent major developments may revolutionize major college sports, potentially to the benefit of long-exploited college athletes. It's about time. On August 7 the National Collegiate Athletic Association decreed that the five major conferences...
  • Why young people like Federal Hill [Letter]

    Why young people like Federal Hill [Letter]
    Regarding commentator Gary K. Katz's recent piece on Baltimore Beach, as a college student and future engineer I have just begun to consider what I plan on doing after I graduate from the University of Maryland ("Don't pave paradise," July 29)....
  • Trayvon Reed won't be allowed to enroll at Maryland after arrest

    Trayvon Reed won't be allowed to enroll at Maryland after arrest
    Trayvon Reed’s career as a Maryland basketball player has ended before it even began, after his arrest Wednesday night in College Park caused the athletic department to prohibit him from enrolling in classes. In a brief statement released Friday...
  • California Rep. Swalwell says he joined O'Malley for 2014, not 2016

    California Rep. Swalwell says he joined O'Malley for 2014, not 2016
    Ready for a "Ready for Martin" movement? This isn't quite that, but a California congressman has taken on a leadership role with the budding political organization of Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, a potential challenger to former Secretary of State...