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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 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...
  • Audit finds flaws remain in UM network security, even after data breach

    Audit finds flaws remain in UM network security, even after data breach
    Nearly a year after a massive data breach at the University of Maryland, state auditors say the campus network is still vulnerable to hackers — in part because gaps they identified five years ago remain. While patching those holes would not have...
  • University of Maryland announces hiring freeze

    University of Maryland announces hiring freeze
    The University of Maryland, College Park is under a campuswide hiring and construction freeze due to an anticipated state budget shortfall, University President Wallace D. Loh announced Wednesday in a letter to faculty and staff. Loh said all state...
  • 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...
  • Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD

    Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD
    Tyler Bardak soared to the sky, seemingly higher with each arc of the swing, at Camp STAR, a Highland Park camp where he is one of 40 kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. For the past two summers, Tyler, 7, has tried more typical summer...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Naval Academy students give aging veterans a final salute

    Naval Academy students give aging veterans a final salute
    Richard Harryman was wearing a crisp blue shirt for the occasion, and his hospital bed was in the living room. There were punch and cookies on a table in the hall, and family and friends were waiting when a car arrived carrying four midshipmen....