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Video: Grand Challenges: Presidential Distinguished Forum Featuring Philonise Floyd

President Pines was joined by Philonise Floyd, younger brother of George Floyd, whose May 2020 murder sparked worldwide protests against police brutality directed at Black people. Floyd, who with his wife founded the Philonise and Keeta Floyd Institute ...

Op/Ed: Quantum physics will revolutionize the DMV region (The Baltimore Sun)

Quantum has the potential to impact nearly every aspect of society from cybersecurity to chemical development to health care and finance. Given the decades of research expertise and talent pipeline in our area, quantum can be transformative and pay huge dividends for our economy.

Op/Ed: Seizing First Impressions (Inside Higher Ed)

President Pines made it a priority on his first day as the current president of our university to find a way for new Terps to know what being a Terrapin means from day one, no experience required. And through our work over the past year, we’ve determined that a critical part of this goal lies in first impressions.

Terps in Service

Our collective commitment of service to humanity is why I am encouraging the campus community to make volunteering a regular part of our lives. The Terps in Service initiative is designed to support employees who want to volunteer time to help our communities.

Arts for All

Today, we officially launch Arts for All, a campus-wide initiative that seeks to humanize the world’s grand challenges and integrate the arts more fully into conversation with the sciences and technology, enriching all.

Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001

Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, an opportunity for all of us to remember and honor all those who perished on that day, and the loved ones who still grieve their loss. Our hearts and sympathies are with their families.

President Pines' First Year in Office (College Park Here & Now)

President Pines sat down with the Here & Now in to discuss the return to campus and a number of issues impacting the city.

Op/Ed: These are the reasons I reopened the state’s flagship campus (The Baltimore Sun)

Students are back at the University of Maryland this week for a hybrid semester stressing both coronavirus safety and a rich educational experience. We have taken comprehensive safety precautions and worked to provide as much in-person teaching and activities as possible on our de-densified campus.

UMD's Darryll Pines talks about returning to campus — and the cross-Potomac friendship that helped him through his first year as president (Washington Business Journal)

Darryll Pines embarked on his first year as president of the University of Maryland in College Park during a time that could only be summed up as uncertain. The aerospace engineer and professor is part of a noteworthy class of higher-ed pandemic presidents in Greater Washington.

Off the Record with Sloane Brown: Darryll Pines, University of Maryland, College Park (The Maryland Daily Record)

This edition of “Off The Record” kicks off the 2021-22 school year by featuring Darryll Pines, president of the University of Maryland, College Park. He reviews the “interesting” challenges he’s faced in his first year in that role, telling host Sloane Brown how those challenges have actually helped hone some of his goals for the university.

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