News and Events

New Faculty Orientation

Grand Ballroom, Stamp Student Union

Posted on 07/15/2014 by Kathy Thorne
Aug 25, 2014

Program Retreats

Posted on 07/15/2014 by Kathy Thorne
Jul 24, 2014
ARC 1213

Dean & Directors Retreat

Location:  School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Dean's Conference Room 1213

Posted on 07/15/2014 by Kathy Thorne

Dean and Director's Retreat

Location: Silo Point, 1200 Steuart Street, Baltimore, MD, 21230

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