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Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has appointed Margaret McFarland, Director of UMD’s Colvin Institute for Real Estate Development, to the Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission [HOC], one of the leading affordable housing finance agencies in the US. She was sworn in October 30 at the County Court House, following in the footsteps of Ralph Bennett, who served in the position for 12 years.


Posted on 11/06/2014 by Maggie Haslam

Inaugural year of the “PALS” program launches in Frederick, Maryland

Posted on 09/25/2014 by Maggie Haslam

Students and Faculty to Provide City Officials a Preview of Coursework September 24th


Posted on 09/10/2014 by Maggie Haslam

50,000 hours of student work will help the City of Frederick


Posted on 09/08/2014 by David Cronrath
Aug 27, 2014
3:45 PM
Location varies

New graduate students take a tour with their colleagues and faculty to various sites of interst in the region. 

Posted on 07/15/2014 by Kathy Thorne

The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation's Spring Commencement will take place on Friday, May 23, 2014, at 12:00pm in Dekelboum Concert Hall in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

There is no limit on the number of guests attending, and no tickets will be distributed for the School ceremony.

Posted on 03/05/2014 by Christine Hinojosa

Over 260 community stakeholders met at the University of Maryland last month to forge a roadmap for creating vibrant, sustainable neighborhoods along the Purple Line, MTA’s proposed light rail system that will connect Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.

Posted on 04/03/2014 by Maggie Haslam

Last month, fifteen students from the new undergraduate real estate development course joined Associate Clinical Professor Alfred Tetrault , Colvin Institute Director Margaret McFarland

Posted on 01/07/2014 by Paul Brown, III