News and Events

New Faculty Orientation

Grand Ballroom, Stamp Student Union

Posted on 07/15/2014 by Kathy Thorne
Sep 22, 2014
6:00 PM
Great Space

Students and faculty are invited to have Pizza the Dean. 

Posted on 07/15/2014 by Kathy Thorne

Join us for the 23rd Annual Alumni Golf Tournament on Thursday, September 18, 2014. University of Maryland Golf Course. Bring your friends, your coworkers, clients or other alumni and enjoy a day on the green!

Posted on 07/14/2014 by Christine Hinojosa

The third annual Code for Community Competition to create a mobile or web based app to meet a community need begins in Spring 2015. In Fall 2014, a 1 credit Community App Development Course (CPSP 249T Section 0201) to help develop programming skills is being offered. Course registration is not required to compete in the Spring. Further information about the Competition and the Course can be found at

Posted on 06/24/2014 by Fabian Gomez

Last week, the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) awarded a team from the University of Maryland’s architecture program the Grand Prize in the Academic Category at the 22nd annual Congress for the New Urbanism Charter Awards. The award recognized the team’s 2012 innovative re-envisioning of the Schuylkill River waterfront and 30th Street Station area in the heart of Philadelphia, one of three designs selected for academic prizes from a formidable pool of student-led entries from universities around the world.  


Posted on 06/10/2014 by Maggie Haslam

A recently-released report for Planetizen ranks the University of Maryland’s Urban Studies and Planning Program (URSP) in the top 10 of all U.S. graduate planning programs, in terms of cited faculty publications per capita.

Posted on 05/29/2014 by Maggie Haslam

Planning conference examines the changing face of Montgomery County communities and suburbs across the country

Posted on 05/16/2014 by Maggie Haslam

University of Maryland Takes First Place at the Urban Land Institute / Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition

Posted on 05/07/2014 by Molly O'Connell

Last month, six students from the University of Maryland’s Historic Preservation program presented the findings of a semester-long preservation studio to the Baltimore City Planning Department. Their study of Baltimore’s Old Goucher neighborhood aimed to demonstrate how preservation can inform a city planning process and help shape community organization practices.

Posted on 05/06/2014 by Maggie Haslam

The Illinois Science and Technology Coalition (ISTC) has tapped Assistant Research Professor Dr. Scott Dempwolf to develop an innovation network model that will be at the heart of the Illinois Science & Technology Roadmap, the first data-driven study of Illinois’ innovation ecosystem. The goal of the Roadmap is to create a shared understanding of Illinois’ position and potential in science and technology, and to leverage the state’s science and technology assets to accelerate innovation driven economic growth.

Posted on 05/06/2014 by Maggie Haslam