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University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank.
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank. « Show less

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  • For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late

    As the fall semester began at Towson University last year, Erin Garnes settled into one of the dormitories, and signed up for clubs and other school activities.
  • Laurel escaped a Civil War battle in July 1864 [Commentary]

    Laurel escaped a Civil War battle in July 1864 [Commentary]
    In 1864 the Civil War fighting came within three miles of Laurel. In July 1864 Ulysses Grant and others were concerned that plans for a new invasion were underway. Confederate Gen. Jubal Early defeated Gen. Lew Wallace at the Battle of Monocacy and...

    Study aims to shield marine mammals from offshore wind projects

    Study aims to shield marine mammals from offshore wind projects
    State and federal officials announced Thursday a $2.2 million research effort aimed at preventing harm to whales and other marine mammals from building massive industrial wind turbines off Ocean City. The two-year study, to be led by the University of...

    UMUC considering plan to become independent nonprofit with ties to university system

    UMUC considering plan to become independent nonprofit with ties to university system
    The University of Maryland University College, which has been struggling with declining enrollment, is considering severing some ties with the state university system to avoid burdensome regulations and work more closely with the private sector. Under...

    Once a Laurel landmark, sanitarium now forgotten

    Once a Laurel landmark, sanitarium now forgotten
    Much of the information on the Internet about the long-gone Laurel Sanitarium is riddled with errors and repeats old rumors and myths. The truth about this legendary Laurel landmark is quite a story. Sanitariums were common across the country from the...