UMD Names Two New Residence Halls in Honor of Four Trailblazing Terps

Honoring Trailblazers

UMD will name newest residence halls after four Terps who paved the way for diversity.

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Pines: UMD Campus Stands With Collins Family After Urbanski Sentencing
University of Maryland President Darryll J. Pines sent the following email to the campus community this evening: It has been more than three and a half years since the life of 1st Lt. Richard W.Collins III was senselessly taken on our campus. As a community, we remain deeply affected by the tragic loss. An accomplished Bowie State University student, Lt. Collins was commissioned to serve in the United States Army before his death. Today, Sean Urbanski, a former UMD student, was sentenced to life in prison for the first-degree murder of Lt. Collins, a crime that many considered to be motivated by hate.
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Provost Rankin to Step Down
University President Darryll J. Pines sent the following email to the campus community this morning: I am writing to inform you that after eight remarkable years of accomplishment and service, Senior Vice President and Provost Mary Ann Rankin has informed me of her decision to resign from her position as provost at the University of Maryland as of Jan. 29.
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New Residence Halls to Be Named for Trailblazers
Two residence halls now under construction on North Campus will be named after four trailblazers who played important roles in ...
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