News and Events

The most recent issue of the Journal of Planning Education and Research ranked The University of Maryland's Urban Studies and Planning (URSP) program one of the top programs in North America for faculty scholarly productivity. The findings are based on the results of Google Scholar Citations data among ninety-nine Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) member schools in the United States and Canada through 2014.

Posted on 02/16/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Fellowship awarded by the National Park Service will fund a contributing project to the Historic American Buildings Survey's permanent collection.

Posted on 02/14/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Governor Hogan Appoints Dr. Donald Linebaugh to Committee on the National Register of Historic Places

Posted on 02/14/2017 by Maggie Haslam
Feb 13, 2017
12:00 PM
Great Space

Diversity & Inclusion

Table Talks


Celebrate the richness of our global community. Design the Conversation.


Two dates/times, both in the Great Space:


  • Monday, February 13th

     12noon to 1:00pm


  • Thursday, February 16th

     6:00pm to 7:00pm

Posted on 02/10/2017 by Christine Cestello Hinojosa
Mar 3, 2017
12:30 PM
1228 Architecture Building

The Kibel Gallery presents



Photographs by Cindy Frank (M.ARCH '87), Architecture Librarian


"Column Walk and Talk" - Friday, March 3rd from 12:30 to1:30pm; Meet outside of the Architecture Library entry.

Posted on 02/08/2017 by Christine Cestello Hinojosa

The 3rd Annual Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Real Estate Awards Gala will take place on March 7, 2017 with keynote speaker Daniel Sieberg from Google and author of the Digital Diet along with a special presentation by Ken Ulman on College Park’s redevelopment projects.

Posted on 01/25/2017 by Carrie Chard

Associate Professor Ronit Eisenbach led a bi-national team to design Hot/Cold, an engaging art installation in Haifa, Israel, for the Holiday of Holiday Festival celebrating Christmas, Chanukah and Ramadan.

Posted on 01/25/2017 by Maggie Haslam

A new study by the University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth and the advocacy group CASA states that stakeholder intervention is crucial to preserving affordable housing along the proposed Purple Line light rail corridor, particularly in areas like the immigrant-heavy Langley Park, Maryland. The study, “Preparing for the Purple Line: Affordable Housing Strategies for Langley Park, Maryland,” looked at the people and economy of this mostly-immigrant community at the edge of Prince George’s County and how it would fare once the new public transportation project was completed.

Posted on 01/24/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Studies show that small tweaks can have big impacts for the county

Posted on 01/17/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Leggs’ work to create a National Civil Rights Monument in Birmingham receives boost from NPS Designation

Posted on 01/17/2017 by Maggie Haslam