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UMD Celebrates Historic Gift UMD Celebrates Historic Gift
September 15

Highlights from the historic $31 million gift announcement from Oculus co-founder and CEO and UMD alumnus Brendan Iribe – the largest gift in the university's history.

UMD Announces Largest Gift in University History UMD Announces Largest Gift in University History
September 12

The University of Maryland announced today a gift of $31 million from Oculus VR co-founder and CEO and UMD alumnus, Brendan Iribe – the largest gift in the university's history. The majority of the gift, $30 million, will help fund construction of the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation, and the remaining $1 million will establish the Brendan Iribe Scholarship in Computer Science.

DeVos Institute Comes to UMD DeVos Institute Comes to UMD
September 9

Former Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser brings his renowned DeVos Institute of Arts Management to UMD, opening new avenues for academic opportunities and research, particularly concerning technology and diversity in the arts.

Mpact Week: Disaster Resilience Mpact Week: Disaster Resilience
August 25

Join the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering for Mpact Week: Disaster Resilience.

What is Mpact? What is Mpact?
August 25

The University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering is engineering innovations to improve millions of lives across the globe.

Healthy Schools, Healthy Kids - ASBJ Healthy Schools, Healthy Kids
July 15

The Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy at the University of Maryland School of Public Health is partnering with the Atlantic General Hospital to integrate a set of health literacy standards into public school curriculum in Worcester County, on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

U.S. Route 1 Pedestrian Safety Enhancements Announced U.S. Route 1 Pedestrian Safety Enhancements Announced
July 15

Emphasizing partnership and commitment to combat a recent increase in pedestrians fatalities, Maryland State Highway Administrator Melinda B. Peters and University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, County Councilman Eric Olson, College Park Mayor Andrew M. Fellows, joined by University Police Chief David B. Mitchell, today announced a series of safety improvements and a public education campaign to enhance pedestrian safety along U.S. 1 (Baltimore Ave.) in College Park.

Maryland Cybersecurity Center
June 17

Research, education and outreach at the Maryland Cybersecurity Center come together to address the biggest challenges in cybersecurity.

University of Maryland / IBM Watson Case Competition University of Maryland/IBM Watson Case Competition
May 9

Students from the University of Maryland QUEST programs competed in a case competition in partnership with the IBM Watson program.

Do Good Challenge TerpVision 13: Do Good Challenge
May 5

The annual Do Good Challenge inspires Terps to make the greatest social impact they can for their favorite cause by advocating, raising money, volunteering, or developing a creative new solution to a social problem.

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