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February 4
National UTeach Program Expands to UMD
The University of Maryland is launching a program called Terrapin Teachers to increase the number of high-quality secondary science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers.
February 3
UMD Named Tree Campus USA for Sixth Consecutive Year
For its sixth consecutive year, the University of Maryland has been named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
February 1
UMD Alumnus Company Squarespace to Run Inaugural Big Game Ad
UMD alumnus' company Squarespace marks a milestone with its first Super Bowl advertisement.
January 31
Winners of $75K Social Innovation Challenge Named
The University of Maryland and Broadcaster Tavis Smiley have announced the winners of the $75,000 TS/UM Social Innovation Challenge.
January 30
Do Media Love Beyonce More than the Super Bowl?
Whether it's the Super Bowl or March Madness, a new study reveals that only half of the published photographs of championship games picture the games themselves.
January 29
Shirley Povich Center to Tell Sportswriters' Stories
The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism is debuting a sports media project entitled "Still No Cheering in the Press Box."
January 28
UMD Named 2014 Best Value College by Princeton Review
The University of Maryland has been named a Best Value College for 2014 by The Princeton Review.
January 27
Terps Win Sustainable Growth Challenge
A group of UMD students were awarded first prize in the first-ever Sustainable Growth Challenge organized by the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission.
January 27
University of Maryland Releases TerpVision 12
Join TerpVision host Bonnie Bernstein for UMD stories of impact and inspiration on campus, in College Park and around the world.
January 24
UMD Artist Resurrects Spirit of Beloved Chapel Oak
A noted UMD sculptor created a 10-foot-tall wooden “vessel” that memorializes a beloved white oak tree that stood in front of the university’s Memorial Chapel for close to 75 years.
January 23
UMD Entrepreneurship Program Honored for Excellence
UMD's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program has been named the first-place winner for an Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education award.
January 22
Grassroots Effort to Train Burmese Refugee Teachers
More than 5,000 Burmese refugee children living in Malaysia—who are prohibited from attending public schools—now have the opportunity to receive a better education, due to the work of a UMD professor.
January 21
UMD at the Forefront of Next Chapter in MOOCs
UMD is taking a pioneering role in expanding students' learning experiences with MOOCs beyond just one course, now offering “specializations.”
January 17
Statement from the University of Maryland Regarding Hit and Run
A statement from the University of Maryland regarding the hit and run incident on January 17, 2014.
January 16
Warning Computer Hackers Shortens Their Intrusion
In a new study, UMD researchers show for the first time that the appearance of a warning banner upon entry significantly shortens the time a computer intruder remains on an attacked system.