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March 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

UMD Says Student Crisis Fund Has Almost Run Out, Asks for Donations

The University of Maryland (UMD) is asking for donations to its Student Crisis Fund.  The fund helps students who are hit with emergency financial needs, according to its page. The crisis fund usually gets a few requests for assistance per week, but recently has gotten at least 50 per day due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  […]

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March 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

UMD Offers All Undergraduate Classes as Pass/Fail

All undergraduate classes at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) will be pass/fail (P/F) for the spring 2020 semester unless the student chooses to receive a letter grade, Senior Vice President and Provost Mary Ann Rankin said in a letter Thursday.   The decision comes after the COVID-19 outbreak led the university to cancel in-person […]

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March 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

UMD, Among Other Local Universities, Moves to Online Education

The University of Maryland announced Tuesday that it is moving to an online education system. In an email from Wallace Loh, president of UMD, he advises students to pack their essential belongings when they leave residence halls for spring break from March 16 to March 22. Campus will be closed for students until at least […]

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February 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Dean of Engineering Darryll Pines Named University of Maryland’s Next President

The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents announced Wednesday that Dr. Darryll Pines, 55, will be the 34th President of the University of Maryland (UMD). He begins on July 1, and will replace current president Wallace Loh.  Pines has been the dean of the A. James Clark School of Engineering and the Nariman […]

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May 20, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

A Royal Celebration For 100 Year-Old Coaching Legend

It would be a substantial understatement to say that 100-year-old Doyle Royal has led a full life. More accurately, he has led many full lives as – among other things – a decorated soldier and a longtime and legendary soccer and tennis coach at the University of Maryland. On Sunday, Royal was honored by dozens […]

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May 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Churchill Grad Dubick’s OT Goal Lifts Maryland Lacrosse in Dramatic Fashion

The Maryland Terrapins are not used to being unseeded in the NCAA Lacrosse Tournament yet that’s exactly the position they found themselves in heading into Sunday’s first round match-up with longtime rival and sixth seeded Towson. The game, played at Johnny Unitas Stadium, was a back and forth affair. The Terps trailed 13-12 late in […]

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March 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Van Hollen Show Their Inner Marylander in March Madness Bracket

Gov. Larry Hogan and U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen released their March Madness brackets Thursday afternoon and — to no one’s surprise — they both are predicting Maryland will win it all. Van Hollen tweeted, “My bracket last year had @UMBCAthletics beating @UVA in the first round. People laughed (ahem @MarkWarner)—but as we saw, you […]

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February 6, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

University of Maryland Sports Report – Winter/Spring 2019 Edition

Terps Football News Officially Maryland’s 2019 Football season began today at Tyser Tower as new head coach Mike Locksley announced the signing of 17 new members of the 2019 Football Class.  The coaching staff and the signing class will be reintroduced on Tuesday’s evening event for season ticket holders and donors at the Riggs Alumni […]

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January 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Teacher Dies in Classroom

Montgomery County Public School teacher Deanna Perucci, 24, died suddenly while teaching a class at Herbert Hoover Middle School in Potomac Thursday morning. Herbert Hoover’s principal Dr. Yong-Mi Kim sent a letter home to families. According to Kim, Perucci’s “passing was the result of a medical emergency.” MCPS has already started offering support to students present […]

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August 2, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Maryland Terrapins Dedicate a New Cole Field House (PHOTOS)

Strategic partners, the University of Maryland College Park (UMD) and University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) today marked the first phase completion of the new Cole Field House. In what can clearly be recognized as a rebirth of Cole, a second ground breaking took place after the football field dedication, known as the Terrapin Performance Center, […]

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