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A ‘uniquely American’ challenge: Group of local universities offer ideas to reduce gun violence (WTOP)
The Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area shared its findings as part of the 120 Initiative, a joint effort started by University of Maryland President Darryll J. Pines and George Mason University President Gregory Washington last June that put together a group of more than 100 experts together to come up with ways to bring down firearm-related deaths.
Letter to the Editor: We must turn the tide on antisemitism (The Washington Post)
President Darryll Pines and Rabbi Ari Israel speak on the rise of antisemitism and the role college campuses play in turning the tides.
U-Md. to cover tuition and fees for low-income state residents (The Washington Post)
President Pines discusses the university's new Terrapin Commitment program, an investment that will provide up to $20 million annually for need-based financial aid for Maryland students.
Engineering Success (Diversity in Action)
President Darryll J. Pines discusses the university's new vision for enhancing diversity on campus with bold initiatives.
U-Md. to dedicate dorm named for Black students who broke barriers on campus (The Washington Post)
President Darryll J. Pines discusses the privilege of getting to know Hiram Whittle and Elaine Johnson Coates, as the university prepares to dedicate its newest residence hall, Johnson-Whittle Hall, in honor of Maryland trailblazers.
University of Maryland raises minimum wage for student workers to $15 (The Washington Post)
President Darryll J. Pines and UMD students discuss the impact of the university's decision to increase the minimum wage for student workers starting in January 2023, years before the state requirement.
D.C.-area campuses team up to combat gun violence (The Washington Post)
President Darryll Pines discusses the 120 Initiative, a partnership that brings together experts from the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area to research solutions aimed at reducing gun violence.
Maryland Welcomes UCLA and USC to Big Ten Conference
University of Maryland President Darryll J. Pines and Barry P. Gossett Director of Athletics Damon Evans released a statement welcoming UCLA and USC to the Big Ten Conference.
The District of Discovery (Washington Business Journal)
The University of Maryland and partners are transforming Greater College Park, building a destination where researchers, scholars, artists and entrepreneurs converge to create ideas, innovation and impact.
From the Ground Up: D.C.-area universities are altering their campuses to help attract, and keep, tomorrow’s workforce (Washington Business Journal)
President Darryll Pines connects the university’s role in helping to solve the grand challenges facing society with redefining the instution's infrastructure and growth of Greater College Park.
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