The University of Maryland has been named a Top 25 School for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review, earning a top 10 slot for undergraduate entrepreneurship education. This marks the fifth consecutive year that UMD has been named a top 25 program, and the first time the university has ranked in the top 10. UMD also ranked No. 6 among public universities and No. 18 among graduate entrepreneurship education.
UMD’s National Center for Smart Growth Partners with United Nations, University of Baltimore, to Launch USA Sustainable Cities Initiative in Baltimore. The collaboration poises city as a “trailblazer” for economic, social and environmental sustainability
In May, architecture senior Yumeng “Mandy” Wang was honored by the Office of Undergraduate Studies as a 2015-16 Phillip Merrill Presidential Scholar. The Merrill Presidential Scholars Program honors the University of Maryland’s most successful seniors and their designated University faculty and K-12 teachers for their mentorship. The program aims to recognize and lead a strong collaboration between K-12 schools, university faculty and students through the importance of mentorship. Below, we talk to MAPP’s latest scholar about her undergraduate experience:
On September 18, 2015, the MAPP community lost a wonderful and valued colleague, mentor and friend, William “Bill” Hanna. Bill, who retired last year, was a 35-year veteran of UMD’s Urban Studies and Planning Program and a lively, sharp presence within the school and community. He is remembered for his fierce dedication to his students and his tireless activism for vulnerable and immigrant populations in Maryland communities.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the University of Maryland as the recipient of a six-year award to expand the work of the
university’s Environmental Finance Center (EFC). The grant, one of only nine awarded nation-wide, will allow the center to develop new financing initiatives that span a wide environmental spectrum, from sustainability and green infrastructure to climate and energy issues.