A landmark transit ridership model developed by the University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth (NCSG) suggests that the location of job and households, the level of transit service, the cost of travel by different modes, and the level of transit fares all fundamentally shape the demand for ridership on Washington’s Metrorail system, Metro.
The bar was raised at this semester's capstone event! On December 12, twelve students presented their capstones to a panel of impressed judges. Charishma Hunjan took home the 1st place prize of $1,000 for her Westin at Seattle-Tacoma Airport in Seattle, WA. Her plan proposed a new hotel and meeting destination offering a full service hotel, meeting space and health club.
Anyone visiting the MAPP offices on a Monday or Wednesday morning may be confused when they discover Led Zepelin’s “Cashmere” radiating through the concrete floors. But, for those who work and study at our school, this is a cyclical tradition tolerated by some, loved by many, and inspiring air guitar shreds in a chosen few. A fan favorite among the UMD undergrad underground, “History of Popular Music, 1950-Present” taught in the school’s auditorium for the past 10 years by Associate Professor of Musicology Dr.
The University of Maryland College Park has approved the establishment of a Dual Degree Program for the Master of Real Estate Development and the Master of Business Administration. Proposed last fall by Dean David Cronrath and Alexander Triantis, Dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business, the decision comes in response to increased requests from students seeking to tailor the existing masters programs or desiring a comprehensive alternative to separate master degrees. The new degree will take affect spring of 2016.
This semester, ten students from the architecture program worked closely with organization administrators, leaders and girl scouts themselves to re-envision Camp Woodlands, one of the oldest Girl Scout sites in Maryland.