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University of Maryland president jumps right into angry Twitter debate over a racist email

After an ugly e-mail got posted to the Internet and went viral, sparking tensions at the University of Maryland, its president took an unusual step Friday afternoon: He turned to social media to open up the debate, writing frankly of his own struggle with the issue and asking others on campus to weigh in.

After racist e-mail, U-Md. president says: We fight speech with speech

The president of the University of Maryland reached out Tuesday to the campus community.

University of Maryland president says fraternity member's email did not violate school policy

An email from a University of Maryland, College Park fraternity member was "racist, sexist and misogynist in condoning non-consensual sexual contact," President Wallace D. Loh said Wednesday.

University of Maryland Won't Expel Student Who Sent Racist, Sexist Email

Concluded that email was protected by First Amendment, in contrast to other schools dealing with similar incidents

Many at U-Md. upset after its president says slur-filled e-mail didn't violate school policy

After the president of the University of Maryland, Wallace D. Loh, announced Wednesday night that an e-mail sent by a student to several other members of his fraternity last year was  “hateful and reprehensible,” but did not violate the school’s policies and was protected by the First Amendment, some students responded with shock and anger.

Prince George's County approves Maryland's plan to sell beer at athletic events

The Prince George's County Board of Commissioners Wednesday approved Maryland's proposal to sell beer at Byrd Stadium and Xfinity Center beginning in September.

One year after joining Big Ten, Maryland on the road to solvency and success

Like many in College Park, longtime Maryland men's soccer coach Sasho Cirovski was surprised when university president Wallace D. Loh announced in November 2012 that the Terps would be moving to the Big Ten Conference in 2014.

Interview (Kojo Nnamdi Show): Reimagining College Park

Ask alums what they like least about the University of Maryland and they’ll likely say Route 1. The road cuts through campus and is known for its dive bars and low-rent businesses just north and south of the school.

Left at the Altar by the Corcoran, University of Maryland has new partner in the arts

After being jilted by the Corcoran Gallery last year, the University of Maryland has found a new partner in the arts — the Phillips Collection.

University of Maryland's new partner in the arts

The partnership announced this week between the University of Maryland and the Phillips Collection in Washington is one of those happy institutional marriages that brings substantial benefits to both partners.

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