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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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  • Tuition rise likely at UM schools

    Tuition rise likely at UM schools
    A 5 percent tuition hike is likely in the University of Maryland system next year, top administrators said Thursday. Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's budget calls for such an increase to make ends meet, legislative analysts said. School officials say they...
  • Tuition increased at University System of Maryland schools

    Tuition increased at University System of Maryland schools
    Several Maryland colleges, including the state's flagship University of Maryland, College Park and Towson University, are imposing a rare midyear tuition increase as the institutions grapple with state aid being slashed. The University System of...
  • Hopkins joins research center developing 'hack-proof' layer of cyber protection

    Hopkins joins research center developing 'hack-proof' layer of cyber protection
    Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University and four other prominent institutions will spend the next five years trying to turn a theoretical "next-generation" form of encryption into a practical way to better protect software from hackers. Hopkins, the...
  • Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees

    Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees
    In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans. The change quietly went...
  • Ebola outbreak could spur action for Md. scientists working on vaccine

    Ebola outbreak could spur action for Md. scientists working on vaccine
    Public health officials have just one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa — quarantine — but as the disease continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Viral meningitis cases at UM College Park

    Viral meningitis cases at UM College Park
    University of Maryland, College Park has identified cases of viral meningitis and viral syndromes on campus, according to an email school officials sent to students this week. The email sent Wednesday by Dr. David McBride, director of the University...
  • UM researchers using sound to peer beneath Earth's crust

    UM researchers using sound to peer beneath Earth's crust
    A network of hundreds of seismometers across the eastern United States hears everything — earthquakes on the other side of the world, construction work down the street, the swaying of trees in the wind. And like bats or ultrasound machines use...
  • 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,...