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To foster the education, critical thinking and intellectual growth of students, to create and apply new knowledge via research, scholarship and the creative arts, to improve the surrounding world, we must first foster an inclusive community of global citizens committed to academic freedom. We are dedicated to act with entrepreneurial spirit, embrace the power of technology, operate with fiscal responsibility and administrative efficiency, foster transformational change and create a vibrant surrounding community.

Rename Byrd Stadium

Amid much debate and strong feelings, University of Maryland's president has recommended that Byrd Stadium be renamed.

What Maryland's Economy Needs

Maryland's economic success relies on its staggering concentration of scientific talent, superb education, highly competitive businesses and enlightened government. When they all mesh, the state's economy outpaces the competition.

Byrd Stadium to become Maryland Stadium after regents vote

The University of Maryland will strip the name of a former school president who opposed racial integration from its football stadium after a debate at the flagship campus over whether tradition and historical legacies must bend to modern values.

U-Md. board of regents votes to strip Byrd name from football stadium

The University of Maryland board of regents Friday overwhelmingly approved renaming the school’s stadium, which for 90 years has honored a past president who sought to deny black students admission to the campus.

Federal Funding Drives Innovation

The nation suffers from more than a federal deficit. Studies by congressional and scientific panels repeatedly warn of an "innovation deficit" that weakens our technological edge. Decades of strong federal support for university research and education helped America prevail in the Cold War and fueled prosperity.

UMD's 'B1G' move

Tuesday, the University of Maryland officially joins the Big Ten athletic conference. This is a winning moment for both athletics and academics at Maryland. In stadiums, arenas and on the Big Ten Network, new and challenging match-ups will excite Maryland players, fans and supporters. The Terps will compete at the highest level when they play against Ohio State's Buckeyes, Michigan's Wolverines, Penn State's Nittany Lions and other Big Ten teams.

Between Big Ten and rise of men's basketball team, University of Maryland athletics sees less red

In recent seasons, the University of Maryland athletic program has seen all too much red.

For young Md. immigrants, a path out of the shadows

They call themselves “shadows” — young Maryland residents brought to this country as children by their parents.

Dedication of Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building on Dec 3

This Thursday, December 3, at 2 p.m., the University will officially dedicate the Art-Sociology Building as the Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building in memory of the late congressman and civil rights leader who desegregated our campus. Everyone is welcome.

UM strives to unify tech corridor

Maryland's road to a stronger high-tech economy lies at the intersection of its I-95 and I-270 corridors. Better integration of education, research and development in the state's two biggest innovation centers — the Washington suburbs and Baltimore — will spur success.

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