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January 24
UMD-led Study Named Most Impactful Paper Published in the Journal Science in 2019
American Association for the Advancement of Science awards Newcomb Cleveland prize to study of transgenic fungus designed to control malaria-carrying mosquito populations in West Africa.
January 23
Director of UMD Quantum Materials Center Receives $1.55 M Grant from the Moore Foundation
UMD award is part of a Moore Foundation interdisciplinary quantum research program funding work on materials synthesis, experiments, and theory
January 21
UMD Launches New International Fire Safety Consortium to Address Urgent Global Challenges
The university has joined forces with international research partners to launch a global research initiative that brings together worldwide knowledge and expertise to tackle the most critical fire safety challenges. 
January 8
The University of Maryland, College Park will open late at 10 am, Wednesday, January 8, 2020, due to inclement weather.
The Hall CP at UMD Discovery District January 7
The Hall CP Opens in the University of Maryland’s Discovery District
Part of the university’s Greater College Park initiative, UMD alumnus and developer Scott Plank soft opens his new arts and entertainment concept January 7 in the university’s innovation gateway and research park.
January 7
University of Maryland Named a Top Producer of Minority Graduates for 2019
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education named UMD a Top 100 Minority Degree Producer
January 3
UMD Part of New U.S. Alliance for Quantum Information
The U.S. has launched the Quantum Information Edge alliance to advance quantum computing R&D for breakthrough science.
December 20
UMD Alums Honored in Forbes' 2020 "30 Under 30" List
December 18
UMD Celebrates 2019 Winter Graduates, Bestows Honorary Degree
Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. '64 receives honorary doctorate of public service
December 16
The University of Maryland, College Park will open on time, Monday, December 16, 2019.
December 13
University of Maryland to Host Winter 2019 Commencement
The ceremony will take place on December 17 at the XFINITY Center with commencement speaker General James R. Clapper.
December 13
Climate Cycles Trigger Synchronized Start to Migration of North American Caribou
In the largest-ever caribou study, a University of Maryland-led team counters long-held assumptions about migration timing and suggests warming summers can negatively affect calving. 
December 11
University of Maryland Named “Best Venue” by Unique Venues
The university named best venue for youth retreats & campus for a fourth consecutive time in the annual “The Best Of Awards”
December 11
The University of Maryland, College Park will open on time, Wednesday, December 11, 2019.
December 5
UMD Researchers Receive $1M Spencer Award to Investigate Disparities in Resources for Children and Long-term Achievement Gaps