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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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  • Men with a mission [Editorial]

    Men with a mission  [Editorial]
    The announcement this week that University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. Kirwan is retiring after 12 years on the job comes just as the state is preparing to welcome another gifted leader in the field of higher education, former Baltimore Mayor...
  • Maryland football sets new high in Academic Progress Rate report

    Maryland football sets new high in Academic Progress Rate report
    In 2011, the NCAA stripped the University of Maryland's football team of three scholarships because of poor classroom performances. But the program’s Academic Progress Rate has been on the rise since then, coinciding with head coach Randy Edsall's...
  • New generation of federal judges seated

    New generation of federal judges seated
    With the swearing-in last week of U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel, more than half the federal district judges sitting in Maryland now are appointees of President Barack Obama, marking a generational shift that reflects the state's evolving legal...
  • Support science, not potato special interests [Commentary]

    Support science, not potato special interests [Commentary]
    Next week, the Senate Appropriations Committee will decide whether to allow special interests — rather than science — to determine which foods can be provided through the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children...
  • Charlotte J. 'Jean' Vieta, lawyer

    Charlotte J. 'Jean' Vieta, lawyer
    Charlotte J. "Jean" Vieta, a former laboratory assistant who later earned a law degree, died May 5 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at her Monkton home. She was 66. The daughter of William Purdum, an...
  • UM supercomputer to boost complex research

    UM supercomputer to boost complex research
    Researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park need more than a laptop, a room of standard servers or even a supercomputer dubbed Deepthought to tackle research exploring Saturn's rings, the earliest galaxies, fire dynamics and drug-resistant...
  • Arthur L. Rhoads Jr., attorney

    Arthur L. Rhoads Jr., attorney
    Arthur L. Rhoads Jr., a Baltimore attorney who maintained a general law practice for more than six decades, died Thursday of complications from a stroke at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 87. "He was a lawyer's lawyer and was representing the little guy, like...
  • Opponents criticize Cardin over missed votes

    Opponents criticize Cardin over missed votes
    The two opponents of Del. Jon S. Cardin in his race for the Democratic nomination for attorney general chastised him during a debate Monday night for skipping almost 75 percent of his committee votes this year. State Sen. Brian E. Frosh of Montgomery...
  • Closing the gender gap [Commentary]

    Closing the gender gap [Commentary]
    Recent executive orders from the White House have rekindled a decades-long debate about gender pay disparities that persist in corporate America. Some blame the gap on lingering workplace biases that protect the "C suite" senior executives as the domain...
  • Maryland promotes Cliff Warren to assistant coach

    Less than a month after being named Maryland's director of basketball operations, Cliff Warren was promoted Tuesday to an assistant coach position. Warren, 46, replaces Scott Spinelli, who left last month for a similar position at Boston College. To...
  • Gov. Martin O'Malley's commencement speech to University of Maryland, College Park graduates

    Gov. Martin O'Malley's commencement speech to University of Maryland, College Park graduates
    Introduction President Loh, thank you for your outstanding leadership here of Maryland’s flagship University. Through some of the toughest economic times, you have led us forward to higher excellence and deeper understanding. Thank you, Dr....