Mickey L. Burnim will serve as interim president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Dr. Burnim served as president of Bowie State University between 2006 and 2017.

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UMCP Launches $1.5 Billion Campaign

The University of Maryland, College Park launched "Fearless Ideas: The Campaign for Maryland," a $1.5 billion campaign that will support students, faculty, research, arts, and athletics. Gifts and pledges totaling $902 million have already been received from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation, Brendan Iribe, Kevin Plank, Barry and Mary Gossett, the Robert H. Smith Family Foundation, Emilio Fernandez, and an anonymous donor to launch the Do Good initiative.

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Honorary Board Member Robert Fischell Gifts UM School of Medicine $20 Million

Robert Fischell gifted the University of Maryland School of Medicine $20 million that will establish a National Center for Bioengineering Innovation and fund research and professorships. According to the School of Medicine, "the gift is part of Dr. Fischell's longstanding commitment to integrating the fields on medicine and engineering for the benefit of society."

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Congratulations to Leonard Raley on his Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to USM Foundation President Leonard Raley for receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Central Maryland Chamber on Tuesday, May 1. The award recognizes an individual who has had a significant and sustained impact on quality of life that has transformed the region for the better.

Barry and Mary Gossett Make Historic $21.25 Million Gift to UMCP

UMCP announced a $21.25 million gift from Barry and Mary Gossett to establish a support model for the academic success of student athletes. According to UMCP, The Barry and Mary Gossett Center for Academic and Personal Excellence will "provide student-athletes with the foundation needed to be successful global citizens and make a positive transition to life after college."

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UMD Research Aims to Improve Tests of Speech Comprehension with EEG Brain Wave Measurements

Tests developed at the University of Maryland and KU Leuven could result in better diagnoses for patients who have difficulty understanding what they hear.

Sherman Center for Early Learning in Urban Communities announces 2017-18 research fellows

The Sherman Center for Early Learning in Urban Communities is pleased to announce its 2017-18 research fellows, principal investigator, Dr. Kindel Nash, Associate Professor of Education, and co-investigator…

Eric Ford appointed Deputy Director of The Choice Program at UMBC

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Eric Ford as the Deputy Director of The Choice Program at UMBC. In his new role as the Deputy Director, Eric will oversee the all aspects of…

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