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Art Professor Launches ‘Multi-Sensory’ Oil Field Experience

April 13, 2021 Art

Shannon Collis’ “Strata” at the Berman Museum of Art takes visitors ‘above and through’ Canada’s Athabasca Oil Sands.

Maryland Today

In the ‘Midst’ of It All

April 13, 2021 Art

New exhibit at Stamp Gallery highlights graduate students’ work during COVID.

Early American Literature Program Ranks Among Best in Nation

April 13, 2021 English, College of Arts and Humanities

Faculty, student achievement highlighted by U.S. News & World Report's 2022 'Best Graduate Schools' rankings.


An Interview with Curator Taras Matla

April 12, 2021 University of Maryland Art Gallery

The University of Maryland Art Gallery's Associate Director Taras Matla is interviewed by Frontrunner.


Asian American Life and Death

April 08, 2021 American Studies

Stay Tuned with Preet features Viet Thanh Nguyen and Janelle Wong.

National Geographic

A New Tool Hopes to Uncover the Lost Ancestry of Enslaved African Americans

April 07, 2021 History

Prior to 1870, records rarely noted names of enslaved and formerly-enslaved people—this database is pooling resources to render a more complete picture.

Ethical Questions

April 02, 2021 Philosophy

Senior Flo Ning ’21, captain of UMD Ethics Bowl, touts her studies in philosophy with helping her develop logical reasoning and writing skills and the ability to stay open.

Remembering David C. Driskell

April 01, 2021 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora, College of Arts and Humanities

Professor Curlee R. Holton, director of the Driskell Center, reflects on Driskell's life and legacy.

A More Inclusive History

March 31, 2021 History

During Women’s History Month, a history professor and two students reflect on their quest to tell the stories of those too often left out.

Maryland Today

Graduate Programs Highly Ranked by U.S. News

March 30, 2021 English

Counseling, criminology keep no. 1 ratings; 25 place in top 20.