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Celebrating Maryland’s Future, Together

Join us April 19-24 for a series of special events celebrating the UMD community and the inauguration of Darryll J. Pines as the 34th President of the University of Maryland.

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Inauguration of Darryll J. Pines 34th President of the University of Maryland Inauguration week / April 18–25, 2021

It is our people and our community that makes Maryland special. I am honored that as president I will have the chance to share experiences, build relationships and earn new opportunities with each and every one of the people I serve.

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Darryll J. Pines President, University of Maryland
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Commencement to Be Held In-Person at Maryland Stadium, Streamed Online
University President Darryll J. Pines sent the following message to the university community this morning: It is inspiring to see how our students have persevered through even the most challenging of times. In honor of their true determination, we have been working on a plan to give our graduates the option to attend a commencement ceremony, while still following all necessary health and safety guidelines.
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M&T Bank Stadium mass vaccine site
As Eligibility Expands, Pines Urges All Faculty and Staff, and Students in Maryland Ages 16+ to Pre-register
University President Darryll J. Pines sent the following email to the campus community tonight:  As we continue to fight this pandemic, getting vaccinated is a key factor in protecting ourselves and each other from COVID-19. I am thrilled that Gov. Larry Hogan announced yesterday that beginning today, April 6, all Marylanders 16 and older are eligible to get vaccinated at mass vaccination sites. In addition, by next Monday, April 12, all Marylanders 16 and older will be eligible to schedule appointments and get vaccinated through all providers. 
View Article As Eligibility Expands, Pines Urges All Faculty and Staff, and Students in Maryland Ages 16+ to Pre-register
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Budget Outlook Improves; Hiring Freeze for Critical Hires Lifted
University President Darryll J. Pines, Senior Vice President and Provost Ann Wylie, Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Carlo Colella, Interim Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Brian Burnett, and Associate Vice Provost of Academic Affairs Cynthia Hale sent the following email to the campus community this afternoon: Today, we write to share the latest update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the university budget.
View Article Budget Outlook Improves; Hiring Freeze for Critical Hires Lifted
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