March 24, 2017
For master’s student Rebecca Stone, service isn’t just a way to spend a spare Saturday, but a way of life. Logging in at more than 2,300 hours of community service for 18 different organizations, and 11 years with the U.S. Army, Stone has shown a commitment to public service that is not only admirable, but has shaped her academic future here at UMD.
March 17, 2017
Once again, graduate programs from the University of Maryland have made a strong showing in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report rankings released this week, with more than 20 programs or subject areas appearing in the top 25.
March 15, 2017
The Graduate School again will provide in-person income-tax preparation services for graduate students. In-person income-tax preparation assistance will be provided to graduate students between mid-March and mid-April in Room #1113 McKeldin. The FINAL TAP schedule of open hours is below.
UPDATED TAP schedule as of March 15, 2017 (changes due to snow closing):
February 27, 2017
The University of Maryland is on the list of the top 25 producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars for 2016-17. Six of the 17 UMD recent grads and students awarded Fulbrights for the 2016-17 academic year are graduate students.
February 17, 2017
The Graduate School will host a Thesis & Dissertation Retreat during spring break, from March 22-24, 2017, to support students working on extended writing projects.
February 16, 2017
On January 18, the Graduate School hosted its first daylong event focusing on graduate student success. Drawing approximately 90 graduate students and postdocs, this event, “Invest in Your Future: A Graduate School Success Symposium,” featured an entire day of workshops on a variety of topics, including career development, funding, writing and research, and time and stress management.
February 7, 2017
The University of Maryland provides a positive overall experience for international graduate students, according to a study administered by the Graduate School in Fall 2016. 79% of the respondents felt their overall experience at the University of Maryland has been satisfactory and 84% would recommend UMD to others.
February 4, 2017
February 2, 2017
The Graduate School at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and PROMISE Program are sponsoring a Professional Development Workshop: Critical Transferable Skills for the 21st Century STEM Professional on February 14, 2017 that is open to UMD graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
February 1, 2017
A statement from President Loh on President Trump's January 27 executive order.