Nation’s Research University

You are here

National research universities play a critical role in advancing our health, security and quality of life by developing comprehensive, interdisciplinary solutions to global problems, and by stimulating jobs and economic development. Strategically located inside the Capital Beltway, the University of Maryland has extensive collaborations with federal agencies and private corporations that position our University as a national leader on the great societal issues of our time, including global climate change, big data, bioengineering, language and linguistic research, and cybersecurity. We can truly be considered the nation’s research university.

UM launches joint public health program

Maryland's two largest public research universities launched a joint public health program Tuesday, the first of a series of planned collaborations designed to break down barriers between the two campuses.

Move to Big Ten a defining one for UMD President Wallace Loh

In his first 2 1/2 years as president at the University of Maryland, Wallace Loh oversaw sweeping changes to the leadership of his athletic department and confronted the pain of cutting teams to patch gaping budget holes.

Report on Middle East Trip

I have just returned from a week in Israel and Jordan, accompanying Governor Martin O'Malley on an educational and trade mission.

Research and Innovation

The lifeblood of a research university is federal investments in basic research and innovation. As you know, over the past several years such investments have been flat or declining because of our nation's overall fiscal health.

Largest Gift in University of Maryland History Set to Transform Computer Science Education

Today, the University announces the receipt of its largest gift ever by a single donor. It will catapult our top-15 computer science program to even greater national and international pre-eminence.

Creating new opportunities for UMD in East Asia

Just back from a 10-day visit to universities, businesses, and government organizations in Seoul and Beijing as part of Governor Hogan's trade mission, I would like to share some outcomes and personal impressions—beyond the space limitations of my daily postings on Twitter.

UMD arts partnership with The Phillips Collection

I am pleased to announce an exclusive, 6-year (renewable) partnership with The Phillips Collection, a distinguished museum of impressionist, modern, and contemporary art.

"State of the Campus 2015" video

On Tuesday, I outlined a path forward for our University in the annual State of the Campus address to the University Senate.

Welcome Back: Let's get to it

I want to extend an enthusiastic welcome to all of you — students, faculty and staff — as we start a new academic year.

University’s IQ Is Rising

This academic year provides ample evidence that this university's "IQ" is rising. Our "Innovation Quotient" sparkled with flashes of creativity by students, faculty and staff.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Nation’s Research University