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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

Top University of Maryland, College Park Articles

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  • Thomas and Terps make us proud [Letter]

    Thomas and Terps make us proud [Letter]
    Thank you for that wonderful editorial about our University of Maryland women's basketball treasure, Alyssa Thomas and the team ("Remember her name," April 1). As an alumnus and season ticket holder, I have always wondered at the lack of coverage (one...
  • Data breach at College Park [Editorial]

    Data breach at College Park  [Editorial]
    Hackers who stole confidential information on more than 309,000 current and former students and faculty from computers at the University of Maryland College Park last week had to penetrate multiple layers of security to get at the data, and school...
  • UM forms task force to identify any further data vulnerabilities

    UM forms task force to identify any further data vulnerabilities
    A week after the University of Maryland learned it was the target of a sophisticated data breach, President Wallace D. Loh said Tuesday that the university would extend free credit protection services to the 309,000 students, alumni and employees affected...
  • As he helps out a local school, Torrey Smith pledges support for Ray Rice, teammates

    As he helps out a local school, Torrey Smith pledges support for Ray Rice, teammates
    Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith spent several hours today at Dickey Hill Elementary/Middle School where he dedicated a literary oasis for its students. Smith, whose foundation created the room in partnership with Scholastic Book Fairs, spoke about the...
  • Dr. A. H. 'Harry' Oleynick, neurologist

    Dr. A. H. 'Harry' Oleynick, neurologist
    Dr. Anatol H. "Harry" Oleynick, a retired neurologist who taught for half a century at the University of Maryland Medical School, died Feb. 19 of cancer at the Veterans Administration Hospital on Loch Raven Boulevard in Northeast Baltimore. The former...
  • Young Bel Air library users enjoy refurbished teen area

    Young Bel Air library users enjoy refurbished teen area
    Mikayla Baselice, of Jarrettsville, looked around the teen area of the Bel Air branch of the Harford County Public Library Saturday afternoon, trying to get her bearings after being away from the branch for a few years. It was her first look at the...
  • Lawmakers consider tougher fines for hazing

    Lawmakers consider tougher fines for hazing
    Hal Stuart was appalled to learn his son was dunked in ice water, beaten with a paddle and driven around blindfolded in a speeding car, all part of a 2012 fraternity initiation at Salisbury University. Hoping to prevent other college students from...
  • Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget

    Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget
    President Barack Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing the gap between rich and poor that he has vowed to make a focus of his second term....
  • Shadow banking not so dark [Commentary]

    Shadow banking not so dark [Commentary]
    The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland gave us an excellent window into the concerns that world leaders have about the global economy — particularly China's shadow banking system. But while the concerns may be legitimate, the expressed...
  • Thomas R. Foster Jr., city educator

    Thomas R. Foster Jr., city educator
    Thomas R. Foster Jr., a retired Baltimore City public schools deputy superintendent who co-wrote math textbooks, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Parkville resident was 82. Born in Baltimore and raised...
  • SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning

    SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning
    The SAT — that anxiety-provoking test required for so many college applications — is being redesigned to focus more on classroom learning and less on brain teasers. The College Board announced Wednesday that its revised SAT will be ready in...
  • Acting city manager named for Annapolis

    Acting city manager named for Annapolis
    In Annapolis, where there is no city manager or assistant city manager, the recreation and parks director will fill in as city manager. Mayor Mike Pantelides announced Friday that parks director Brian Woodward will be acting city manager while the...