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University of Maryland wins $3 million grant to start center for investigative journalism

University of Maryland wins $3 million grant to start center for investigative journalism

The University of Maryland, College Park was awarded a $3 million grant by the Scripps Howard Foundation to start its first investigative journalism center, the university announced Monday.

The Howard Center will be housed in the Philip Merrill College of Journalism and offer graduate-level investigative journalism training, according to a statement released by the school. Students can expect to work with news organizations across the country.

“Investigative journalists shine a light on our society’s problems and protect democracy by holding the powerful accountable,” Lucy Dalglish, dean of the Merrill College of Journalism, said in the release. “The Howard Center at Merrill...

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