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Student Killed on Route 1 near UMD Entrance

Yesterday, at about 6:20 am, police officers were called to the intersection of Baltimore Avenue and Campus Drive for the report of a pedestrian collision. The victim was found in critical condition and transported to the hospital where she died a short time later. Police have identified the victim in today’s The victim is 18-year-old […]

Monday October 2nd, 2017 in Police, Public Safety, University of Maryland | Comments Off on Student Killed on Route 1 near UMD Entrance

University of Maryland Student Move-In Traffic Alert

Please be aware of pedestrians along City roads and expect heavier traffic throughout the day and evening during the campus and off-campus move-in. 8/18-8/21: Landmark Apartments – College Avenue will become one-way east bound around the apartment with an unloading zone on the Landmark side of the street. 8/19-8/22: Terrapin Row Apartments – Knox Road […]

Saturday August 19th, 2017 in Announcements, University of Maryland | Comments Off on University of Maryland Student Move-In Traffic Alert

UMD to Launch Campus-wide Program to Address “Racism, Hate and Violence”

The University of Maryland, together with Bowie State University, will jointly observe a moment of reflection on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 12:05 pm, to honor Second Lt. Richard Collins III who was tragically killed on our campus last May. President Dr. Loh said in a statement to teh campus community. Both institutions will pause […]

Thursday August 17th, 2017 in Announcements, University of Maryland | Comments Off on UMD to Launch Campus-wide Program to Address “Racism, Hate and Violence”

UMD Announces Anti-Hate Action Plan

In the wake of the tragic killing of Bowie State University student Lt. Richard Collins III,at the UMD campus last weekend, the University of Maryland President Wallace Loh outlined new anti-hate initiatives Wednesday in the wake of last weekend’s fatal campus stabbing. The killing has been suspected as hate crime. The plan calls for the […]

Thursday May 25th, 2017 in University of Maryland | Comments Off on UMD Announces Anti-Hate Action Plan

FBI to Investigate This Weekend’s UMD Homicide as Possible Hate Crime

The University of Maryland administration asked the FBI to investigate the last murder incident as a possible hate crime. Please see that statement below. The City Council will also issue a statement soon. May 21, 2017 Dear University of Maryland community, The horrific assault that took the life of a young man on our campus […]

Monday May 22nd, 2017 in City Council, Public Safety, University of Maryland | Comments Off on FBI to Investigate This Weekend’s UMD Homicide as Possible Hate Crime

Maryland Day, 2017 – This Saturday, April 29

The University of Maryland’s one-day open house features hundreds of family-friendly and interactive events. Come explore the world of Fearless Ideas and see how the UMD do good for our community, the state and the

Thursday April 27th, 2017 in University of Maryland | Comments Off on Maryland Day, 2017 – This Saturday, April 29

Good Neighbor Day, 2017

Thursday February 16th, 2017 in Announcements, University of Maryland | Comments Off on Good Neighbor Day, 2017

UMD Community Gives Toys, Gifts to City Children

Thank you University of Maryland Department of Resident Life, UMD Panhellenic Association and all the #Terps that gave wonderful gifts to College Park children! Over 500 bags were stuffed with toys, clothes and more (including some hand-made blankets by Donna from Residents’ Life!) for children aged 0-18

Saturday December 10th, 2016 in University of Maryland | Comments Off on UMD Community Gives Toys, Gifts to City Children

UMD Students Volunteer to Teach at Hollywood Elementary School

After officials at nearby Hollywood Elementary School contacted UMD’s Office of Community Engagement, Associate Professor Ana Patricia Rodriguez created a new Spanish language course this fall that sends undergraduates there to teach English to Spanish-speaking parents. “We are empowering the parents to advocate for their children,” says junior Maureen Wrightson. “If we give them the […]

Thursday December 1st, 2016 in Education, Hollywood Elementary School, University of Maryland | Comments Off on UMD Students Volunteer to Teach at Hollywood Elementary School

Off-Duty Military Member Causes Panic in College Park

A ROTC / off-duty military member with a AR-15 gun caused panic at the University of Maryland Thursday afternoon after police issued alerts of a person armed on campus. Police alerted students shortly before 2:30 p.m. that a person armed with an AR-15 was reported at Ritchie Coliseum on Route 1 in College Park. The […]

Wednesday October 5th, 2016 in University of Maryland | Comments Off on Off-Duty Military Member Causes Panic in College Park

UMD Launches “Do Good” Initiative

Today the University of Maryland has launched a campus-wide initiative called “Do Good” initiative. According to UMD President Dr. Wallace Loh, this initiative aims to educate and inspire a Do Good generation of students to apply their education, skills, and values to make an impact on the great societal challenges of our time — such […]

Thursday September 22nd, 2016 in University of Maryland | Comments Off on UMD Launches “Do Good” Initiative

City and UMD to Negotiate Using Calvert Rd School as a Daycare

At last night City Council meeting, the City Council approved authorizing staff to enter into negotiations with the University of Maryland (UMD) on their child care proposal for Calvert Road School. The University of Maryland (UMD) wants to open up a facility to provide day care for their employees. They plan to contract with an […]

Wednesday September 21st, 2016 in Calvert Rd. School, University of Maryland | Comments Off on City and UMD to Negotiate Using Calvert Rd School as a Daycare

UMD to Cut 3125 Parking Spaces on Campus

At tonight Council meeting, the City Council will discuss with the representatives from the University of Maryland about the reduction of the parking spaces at the campus and its impact in the neighborhood. Currently, the UMD has 18,874 parking spaces on campus. Because of a number of development activities, this number will go down to […]

Tuesday September 20th, 2016 in University of Maryland | 1 Comment »

UMD Security Guard in Critical Condition after Shooting

A University of Maryland security guard is in critical condition after a shooting incident that happened this early morning. The UMD Police has released the following information about this morning’s shooting incident at the UMD.  As many of you know, we received a call at approximately 1:12 a.m. for a shooting at the College Park […]

Tuesday September 6th, 2016 in Public Safety, University of Maryland | Comments Off on UMD Security Guard in Critical Condition after Shooting

UMD to Investigate Racial Bias in Police Incident

The University of Maryland President Dr. Loh has released a statement today saying that he has asked the University Police to investigate any possible racial bias in last weekend’s incident, where a number of black students attended and police used pepper spray there. Here is the full statement. May 26, 2016 Dear University of Maryland […]

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Thursday May 26th, 2016 in University of Maryland | Comments Off on UMD to Investigate Racial Bias in Police Incident