December 13, 2018
This year’s holiday greetings from the Graduate School will have a unique tie to the university, thanks to the winners of the Graduate School’s holiday card contest.
December 12, 2018
The Graduate School held its first-ever Candidacy Tea for doctoral students last week. The occasion celebrated the achievement to candidacy for over 300 graduate students who reached this milestone between June 1 and November 1 of this year. The event was attended by about 40 graduate students, their advisors and deans.
November 30, 2018
There is usually a great story behind a splendid wine. Take Ágoston Haraszthy, the flamboyant Hungarian entrepreneuer who came to the United States in 1840 to try his fortune. Besides founding a town, producing bricks, running a farm and steamboat, he planted grapes in Wisconsin, then established California’s Buena Vista winery.
November 28, 2018
As one of the leading research universities in the nation, UMD is at the forefront of progressive research. The effort to maintain this kind of excellence requires dedicated faculty and talented graduate students, working together with partner organizations, to extend and refine the University’s research capacity.
November 27, 2018
By Briana O'Neal
“You just seem to have it all together.” I cringe every time I hear the phrase, knowing nothing could be further from the truth.
October 28, 2018
1989 might ring a bell. It was the year that the Berlin Wall came down, the Dalai Lama won the Nobel Peace Prize, students demonstrated at China’s Tiananmen Square, and Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was deposed and executed. It was also the year that an 18-year-old Syrian woman, named Nabila Hijazi, first stepped foot on American soil.
October 26, 2018
Pattie Yu (‘77 Journalism ‘81 and Organizational Communication) was inducted earlier this month into the National Capital Public Relations Hall of Fame at the 50th anniversary of PRSA-NCC’s Annual Thoth Awards Gala at the Nati
October 22, 2018
By Ndeye Aminata Ndiaye
October 5, 2018
Pravrutha Raman has a unique challenge—to present her complex dissertation research on gene silencing in just three minutes for an international audience. Raman, a doctoral candidate in biological sciences, is competing for the People’s Choice and Judge’s First Prize, in the International 3 Minute Thesis Contest.