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UMD, UMB Offer First Look into New Cole Field House

July 31, 2017
Contacts: 

Katie Lawson, 301-405-4622

College Park, Md.-- The University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) will join with key partners to mark the completion of the first phase in construction of the new Cole Field House with a dedication of the recently completed indoor practice fields. The institutions will also celebrate the groundbreaking of the second phase of the project, which includes the Center for Sports Medicine, Health and Human Performance, a clinical treatment center and space for UMD’s Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

The new Cole Field House will be a state-of-the art facility bringing research, innovation, athletics and clinical practice under one roof. The collaboration at Cole Field House will enable novel and groundbreaking work in brain injury and neuroscience that benefits the State at large.

WHO:

Robert L. Caret, Chancellor, University System of Maryland
Jay A. Perman, President, UMB
Wallace D. Loh, President, UMD
DJ Durkin, Football Head Coach, UMD
Elizabeth Quinlan, Professor, Department of Biology, UMD, and Scientific Co-director, Center for Sports Medicine, Health and Human Performance
Alan Faden, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, UM School of Medicine, UMB, and Scientific Co-director, Center for Sports Medicine, Health and Human Performance
Andrew Pollak, James Lawrence Kernan Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopedics, UM School of Medicine Program in Sports Medicine, UMB

WHEN:

August 2, 2017
11:00 - Program begins
**Media availability to follow. Requests for interviews should be made in advance of the event.

WHERE:

Cole Field House
University of Maryland
4090 Union Dr., College Park, MD 20742

  • See on a map here
  • Parking will be available in Lot 1. Media should RSVP to secure a parking spot.