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The Most Important Black Educator You've Never Heard Of (Maryland Today)

Alum's New Play Premieres at Arena Stage

Viewer Discretion Advised: How Gender Enters the Picture When Audiences Rate Movies (Robert H. Smith School of Business)

Trying to decide which movie to watch? Take care if using the average ratings from other viewers on sites like IMDB, Metacritic or Rotten Tomatoes, especially if the movie has a woman starring in the lead role, says management professor David Waguespack of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Can Science Bridge the Gap? Exploring Race in Society and Education (School of Public Policy)

"As an African American kid, my country was betting against me," Gates recalled. "But I refused to let that define me. I wanted to challenge expectations and excel."

Empowering Black Women in Engineering: Journeys of Resilience and Leadership (A. James Clark School of Engineering)

During Black History Month, Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering (MAGE) highlights the inspiring journeys of Cilla Chilengue and Ketsiya Mundoga, both graduates of the Reliability Engineering program at the University of Maryland. Their experiences underscore resilience, self-improvement, and the transformative impact of the Doyenne Initiative.

Celebrating Black Aerospace Engineers: Miles Robinson ‘17 (A. James Clark School of Engineering)

Aerospace engineering alum Miles Robinson ‘17 is a Propulsion Engineer at Boeing in Ridley Park, Penn. He started his professional career at Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Seattle, Washington after graduating from the University of Maryland (UMD).

Survey to Ask Students About Sexual Assault (Maryland Today)

​​A biennial campuswide climate survey sponsored by the Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct and the School of Public Health (SPH) aims to assess the scope and nature of sexual assault at UMD and to identify effective means of intervention and prevention.

1856 Project research explores university's ties with slavery (Black Explosion)

The 1856 Project held its first annual research update on Feb. 7. The first part of the report, “Reconstructing the Truth,” details the University of Maryland’s connection to slavery and local African American communities.

Transforming Engineering: Highlighting Maryland Engineers (A. James Clark School of Engineering)

In celebration of Black History Month, we highlight the many impactful contributions of Black engineers in our community—students, alums, faculty, and staff—to the Clark School, our university, and world.

Research report outlines UMD’s ties to slavery (Stories Beneath the Shell)

On Feb. 7, the 1856 Project conducted their first annual research update findings in a report presentation that took place in the special events room in McKeldin Library.

Newsweek Lists UMD Among America’s Best Workplaces for Women (Maryland Today)

Newsweek on Wednesday named the University of Maryland to its 2024 list of America's Greatest Workplaces for Women, recognizing employers that excel in offering fair compensation, work-life balance and proactive management on diversity.

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