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Debt Ceiling Bill Signed into Law 

On June 3, 2023, President Biden signed the Fiscal Responsibility Act (H.R. 3476) into law, suspending the debt ceiling until 2025 and setting total defense and non-defense funding levels for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 and FY 2025. While the agreement was ...

Congress Passes FY 2023 Funding Bills

On December 23, 2022, Congress passed an omnibus appropriations package for FY 2023 that provides significant funding increases for various research and education programs of priority to the university. With the passage of the CHIPS and Science Act ...

Terrapin Brief - December 2022

UMD Advances in U.S. News' Ranking of Top Global Universities The University of Maryland ranked No. 12 among U.S. public institutions and No. 57 among top universities from nearly 100 countries in U.S. News & World Report's list of 2022-23 Best ...

Congress Passes CHIPS and Science Act

The U.S. House and Senate have passed the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, which authorizes significant funding increases and creates new research programs and research center opportunities through federal science agencies such as the National Science ...

Congress Passes FY 2022 Funding Bills

On March 11, 2022, Congress passed an omnibus appropriations package for FY 2022 with strong bipartisan support that provides some significant funding increases for various research and education programs of priority to the university.  The ...

Major Science Legislation Moving Through Congress

The U.S. House and Senate are working to pass major science and innovation legislation that would authorize significant funding increases and create new research programs and research center opportunities through federal science agencies such as the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science, the Department of Defense (DOD), and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), among others.  The Senate passed the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) in June of 2021 and the House passed corresponding legislation, entitled the America COMPETES Act, on February 4th, 2022.

June 2021

Leading the Race to Quantum The University of Maryland's research in quantum computing is leading the region's fertile ground for innovation. Evidenced by the likes of College Park-based IonQ Inc. and others. Read More → Barbershops ...

May 2021

UMD Inaugurates President Darryll J. Pines The University of Maryland celebrated the formal installation of Dr. Darryll J. Pines as its 34th President with a week of events showcasing the university’s excellence. During his investiture ...

March 2021

University of Maryland Celebrates IonQ's Plans for Quantum Computing IonQ entered into a merger agreement with dMY Technology Group, Inc. III becoming the first publicly traded pure-play hardware and software company in the quantum computing ...

February 2021

U.S. News Ranks Online Business, Engineering Programs Among Nation’s Best The online MBA (No. 10) and Master of Engineering (No. 15) programs at the University of Maryland earned top slots in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 rankings of the ...

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