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City May Hold November Election at UMD’s Ritchie Coliseum

It’s anticipated that the City Hall may not be available as a polling location for this year’s November 5 City election due to the impending City Hall redevelopment project. The Board of Election Supervisors is recommending adding Ritchie Coliseum as the third polling location. The BOES thinks that arrangements can be made with the University […]

Monday May 20th, 2019 in Election, University of Maryland | No Comments »

This Saturday: Maryland Day, Yard Sale, and School BBQ

This Saturday, celebrate Maryland Day, a day of learning, fun and discovery. You’re invited to bring the whole family and enjoy hundreds of fun-filled activities, demonstrations, exhibits, performances and other events demonstrating the impact and value of our world-class university. Maryland Day 2019, Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission and parking. […]

Thursday April 25th, 2019 in Announcements, School, University of Maryland | Comments Off on This Saturday: Maryland Day, Yard Sale, and School BBQ

UMD President Dr. Loh Announces Early Retirement

Today the University of Maryland President Dr. Loh announced his early retirement. Here is the letter he sent to the campus community. In his letter, Dr. Loh took responsibility for the tragic death of Maryland football player Jordan McNair. ============================================ Dear University of Maryland community, Serving as the 33rd President of the University of Maryland […]

Tuesday October 30th, 2018 in University of Maryland | Comments Off on UMD President Dr. Loh Announces Early Retirement

Community Meeting about the Future of the UMD Golf Course

The university is in the early stages of considering a proposal to relocate the university’s track and field venue and add recreation space to campus. They are hosting an information session to share the early stage proposal with the community. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 22 at 6 p.m. in the Samuel V. […]

Monday August 20th, 2018 in Announcements, University of Maryland | Comments Off on Community Meeting about the Future of the UMD Golf Course

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 the 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 […]

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