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"M" Circle is a commemorative traffic circle on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park.
Alfred James Clark (December 2, 1927 – March 20, 2015) was an American engineer, businessman and philanthropist.
The A. James Clark School of Engineering is the engineering college of the University of Maryland, College Park.
Aaron Vincent McGruder (born May 29, 1974) is an American writer, lecturer, producer, screenwriter and cartoonist best known for writing and drawing The Boondocks, a Universal Press Syndicate comic strip and its animated TV series adaptation for which he was the creator, executive producer, and head writer.
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as Shanghai Ranking, is one of the annual publications of world university rankings.
The Adele H. Stamp Student Union, commonly referred to as "Stamp", is the student activity center on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park.
Alpha Chi Omega (ΑΧΩ, also known as Alpha Chi or A Chi O) is a women's fraternity founded on October 15, 1885.
Alpha Chi Sigma (ΑΧΣ) is a professional fraternity specializing in the field of chemistry.
Alpha Delta Phi (ΑΔΦ), commonly known as Alpha Delt, ADPhi, or ADP, is a North American Greek-letter secret and social college fraternity.
Alpha Delta Pi (ΑΔΠ or ADPi) is a National Panhellenic sorority founded on May 15, 1851 at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia.
Alpha Epsilon Phi (ΑΕΦ or AEPhi) is a sorority and one of the members of the National Panhellenic Conference, an umbrella organization overseeing 26 North American sororities.
Alpha Epsilon Pi (ΑΕΠ), commonly known as AEPi, is a college fraternity founded at New York University in 1913 by Charles C. Moskowitz.
Alpha Gamma Delta (ΑΓΔ), also known as Alpha Gam, is an international women's fraternity and social organization.
Alpha Gamma Rho (ΑΓΡ), commonly known as AGR, is a professional-social, agriculture fraternity in the United States, currently with 71 university chapters.
Alpha Kappa Alpha (ΑΚΑ) is a Greek-lettered sorority, the first established by African-American college women.
alpha Kappa Delta Phi (αΚΔΦ) (also known as aKDPhi) is an Asian-interest sorority founded at the University of California, Berkeley.
Alpha Kappa Psi (ΑΚΨ) is the oldest and largest professional business fraternity to current date.
Alpha Nu Omega (ΑΝΩ) is a national Greek letter organization founded in 1988 that comprises both a fraternity and sorority under one Constitution.
Alpha Omega Epsilon (ΑΩΕ) is a social and professional sorority for women in engineering and technical sciences.
Alpha Omicron Pi (ΑΟΠ, AOII) is an international women's fraternity founded on January 2, 1897 at Barnard College on the campus of Columbia University in New York.
Alpha Phi International Women's Fraternity (ΑΦ) is a sorority with 170 active chapters and over 200,000 initiated members.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (ΑΦΑ) is the first African-American, intercollegiate Greek-lettered fraternity.
Alpha Phi Omega (ΑΦΩ) (commonly known as APO, but also A-Phi-O is the largest collegiate fraternity in the United States, with chapters at over 350 campuses, an active membership of over 25,000 students, and over 400,000 alumni members. There are also 250 chapters in the Philippines, one in Australia and one in Canada. Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-ed service fraternity organized to provide community service, leadership development, and social opportunities for college students. The purpose of the fraternity is "to assemble college students in a National Service Fraternity in the fellowship of principles derived from the Scout Oath and Scout Law of the Boy Scouts of America; to develop Leadership, to promote Friendship, and to provide Service to humanity; and to further the freedom that is our national, educational, and intellectual heritage." Unlike many other fraternities, APO's primary focus is to provide volunteer service within four areas: service to the community, service to the campus, service to the fraternity, and service to the nation. Being primarily a service organization, the fraternity restricts its chapters from maintaining fraternity houses to serve as residences for their members. This also encourages members of social fraternities and sororities that have houses to join APO as well.
Alpha Sigma Phi (ΑΣΦ), commonly known as Alpha Sig, is a collegiate men's social fraternity with 161 currently active groups.
Alpha Tau Omega (ΑΤΩ), commonly known as ATO, is an American social fraternity founded at the Virginia Military Institute in 1865.
Alpha Xi Delta (ΑΞΔ or A-"Zee"-D) is a sorority founded on April 17, 1893 at Lombard College in Galesburg, Illinois, United States.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
The American Council on Education (ACE) is a U.S. higher education organization established in 1918.
American Morning was an American morning news television show that aired on CNN.
The American Public Gardens Association, formerly the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta, is an association of public-garden institutions and professionals primarily in the United States and Canada.
The Anacostia Tributary Trail System (ATTS) is a unified and signed system of stream valley trails joining the Northwest Branch, Northeast Branch, Indian Creek and Paint Branch stream valley parks, set aside and maintained by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. ATTS is a part of the East Coast Greenway, a 3,000 mile long system of trails connecting Maine to Florida.
Anisotropy, is the property of being directionally dependent, which implies different properties in different directions, as opposed to isotropy.
Antiques Roadshow is an American television program broadcast on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Public television stations.
Applied science is the application of existing scientific knowledge to practical applications, like technology or inventions.
The Arbor Day Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit conservation and education organization founded in 1972 in Nebraska, United States, by John Rosenow.
The Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) was founded in 1971 to govern collegiate women's athletics in the United States and to administer national championships (see AIAW Champions).
The Association of American Universities (AAU) is a binational organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education.
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) is a research, policy, and advocacy organization of public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems, and higher education organizations.
An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.
Astronautics (or cosmonautics) is the theory and practice of navigation beyond Earth's atmosphere.
The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is a collegiate athletic conference in the United States of America in which its fifteen member universities compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)'s Division I, with its football teams competing in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), the highest levels for athletic competition in US-based collegiate sports.
Avian influenza—known informally as avian flu or bird flu is a variety of influenza caused by viruses adapted to birds.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
The Baltimore Police Department (BPD) provides police services to the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is an international airport located in Linthicum, an unincorporated community in northern Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States.
Baron Baltimore, of Baltimore Manor in County Longford, was a title in the Peerage of Ireland.
Beta Theta Pi (ΒΘΠ), commonly known as Beta, is a North American social fraternity that was founded in 1839 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
The Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA), formerly the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), is the academic consortium of the universities in the Big Ten Conference.
The Big Ten Conference (B1G), formerly Western Conference and Big Nine Conference, is the oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the United States.
The Boltzmann Medal (or Boltzmann Award) is the most important prize awarded to physicists that obtain new results concerning statistical mechanics; it is named after the celebrated physicist Ludwig Boltzmann.
Bonnie Lynn Bernstein (born August 16, 1970) is an American sports journalist and executive.
Bradley Tyler Johnson (September 29, 1829 – October 5, 1903) was an American lawyer, soldier, and writer.
Brenda Sue Frese (born April 30, 1970) is an American women's basketball head coach and former player.
Brendan Iribe is an American game programmer and the co-founder of Oculus VR, Inc.
Brian L. Hinman (born August 22, 1961 in Bethesda, Maryland) is an entrepreneur and investor in high technology businesses, especially the computer-based communications industry.
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the United States Department of State fosters mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries around the world.
Business Insider is an American financial and business news website that also operates international editions in the UK, Australia, China, Germany, France, South Africa, India, Italy, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nordics, Poland, Spanish and Singapore.
Clayton Daniel Mote Jr. (born February 5, 1937) is the current President of the National Academy of Engineering.
The Camden Line is a MARC commuter rail line that runs between Union Station, Washington, D.C., and Camden Station, Baltimore, Maryland, over the CSX Capital Subdivision, and Baltimore Terminal Subdivision.
Carl Bernstein (born February 14, 1944) is an American investigative journalist and author.
Cara Carleton "Carly" Fiorina (née Sneed; born September 6, 1954) is an American businesswoman and political figure, known primarily for her tenure as CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HP).
The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for classifying colleges and universities in the United States.
The Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE) is a university research facility focused on risk assessment, management, and mitigation for electronic products and systems.
The Center for American Politics and Citizenship (CAPC) is a non-partisan Government and Politics research center at the University of Maryland, College Park The Center's stated mission is that it "provides citizens and policy-makers with research on critical issues related to the United States's political institutions, processes, and policies.
CEO Exchange is a television program featuring conversations between the host and two CEO guests, often from related industries.
Chaos theory is a branch of mathematics focusing on the behavior of dynamical systems that are highly sensitive to initial conditions.
Charles Benedict Calvert (August 23, 1808 – May 12, 1864) was an American politician who was a U.S. Representative from the sixth district of Maryland, serving one term from 1861–1863.
Charles Louis Fefferman (born April 18, 1949) is an American mathematician at Princeton University.
Chi Iota Pi Sorority, Inc. (ΧΙΠ) is a multicultural non-profit collegiate sorority founded on November 23, 2004, by 8 women from the University of Maryland whose ethnicities included Caucasian, Latina, and South Asian.
Chi Omega (ΧΩ) is a women's fraternity and the largest member of the National Panhellenic Conference, the umbrella organization of 26 women's fraternities.
Chi Phi (ΧΦ) is an American men's College Social Fraternity that was established as the result of the merger of three separate organizations that were each known as Chi Phi.
Chi Upsilon Sigma (ΧΥΣ) ("Women of Wisdom") — official name is Corazones Unidos Siempre Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority, Inc. (Hearts United Always) — is a Latina oriented Greek letter intercollegiate sorority.
Christopher E. Kubasik is Chief Executive Officer and President of L3 Technologies, a global aerospace and national security company with 2017 sales of $9.6 billion that employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide.
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center is a performing arts complex on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
CNN Newsroom is an American news program on CNN.
The William P. Cole, Jr.
A collective is a group of entities that share or are motivated by at least one common issue or interest, or work together to achieve a common objective.
College Park Airport is a public airport located in the City of College Park, in Prince George's County, Maryland, USA.
College Park Scholars is a program for academically talented freshmen and sophomores at the University of Maryland, College Park.
The City of College Park is in Prince George's County, Maryland.
College Park–University of Maryland is a Washington Metro station in Prince George's County, Maryland on the Green Line.
A college town or university town is a community (often a separate town or city, but in some cases a town/city neighborhood or a district) that is dominated by its university population.
A column or pillar in architecture and structural engineering is a structural element that transmits, through compression, the weight of the structure above to other structural elements below.
Comcast Sports Ventures, doing business as Comcast Spectacor, is a Philadelphia-based American sports and entertainment company.
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865.
Constance Yu-Hwa Chung Povich (born August 20, 1946), known as Connie Chung, is an American journalist.
The Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area serves as an intellectual resource for the students and faculty of the member universities in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
The cosmic microwave background (CMB, CMBR) is electromagnetic radiation as a remnant from an early stage of the universe in Big Bang cosmology.
Curb Your Enthusiasm is an American comedy television series produced and broadcast by HBO that premiered on October 15, 2000.
Harry Clifton "Curley" Byrd (February 12, 1889 – October 2, 1970) was an American university administrator, educator, athlete, coach, segregationist, and politician.
A data breach is the intentional or unintentional release of secure or private/confidential information to an untrusted environment.
David Judah Simon (born February 9, 1960) is an American author, journalist, and television writer and producer best known for his work on The Wire.
David Zurawik (born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American journalist, author, professor, and media critic.
Deep Impact was a NASA space probe launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 18:47 UTC on January 12, 2005.
Delta Chi (ΔΧ) is an international Greek letter collegiate social fraternity formed on October 13, 1890, at Cornell University, initially as a professional fraternity for law students.
Delta Chi Xi Honorary Dance Fraternity (ΔΧΞ), more commonly referred to as Delta Chi Xi, is a co-ed honorary professional fraternity and member of the Professional Fraternity Association organized to acknowledge academic excellence, serve the community, and share the art of dance among fellow students.
Delta Delta Delta (ΔΔΔ), also known as Tri Delta and Tri-Delt, is an international sorority founded on November 27, 1888 at Boston University by Sarah Ida Shaw, Eleanor Dorcas Pond, Isabel Morgan Breed and Florence Isabelle Stewart.
Delta Gamma (ΔΓ), commonly known as DG, is a women's fraternity in the United States and Canada with over 245,000 initiated members.
Delta Kappa Epsilon (ΔΚΕ), commonly known as DKE or Deke, is one of the oldest North American fraternities, with 56 active chapters across America and Canada.
Delta Phi Epsilon (ΔΦΕ or DPhiE) is an international sorority founded on March 17, 1917 at New York University Law School in Manhattan.
Delta Phi Omega (commonly referred to as DPO, or ΔΦΩ) is a nationally-based, South Asian-interest, multicultural sorority in the United States, with over 2,200 sisters in twenty-three chapters and twenty-six colonies across the nation.
Delta Sigma Phi (ΔΣΦ), commonly known as Delta Sig, is a national men's fraternity established in 1899 at The City College of New York (CCNY).
Delta Sigma Theta (ΔΣΘ; sometimes abbreviated Deltas or DST) is a Greek-lettered sorority of college-educated women dedicated to public service with an emphasis on programs that target the African American community.
Delta Tau Delta (ΔΤΔ), commonly known as DTD or Delt, is a United States-based international Greek letter college fraternity.
Delta Upsilon (ΔΥ), commonly known as DU, is a collegiate men's fraternity founded on November 4, 1834 at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
The diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) or simply terrapin, is a species of turtle native to the brackish coastal tidal marshes of the eastern and southern United States, and in Bermuda. It belongs to the monotypic genus, Malaclemys. It has one of the largest ranges of all turtles in North America, stretching as far south as the Florida Keys and as far north as Cape Cod. The name "terrapin" is derived from the Algonquian word torope. It applies to Malaclemys terrapin in both British English and American English. The name originally was used by early European settlers in North America to describe these brackish-water turtles that inhabited neither freshwater habitats nor the sea. It retains this primary meaning in American English. In British English, however, other semi-aquatic turtle species, such as the red-eared slider, might be called a terrapin.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a satirical realistic fiction comedy novel for children and teenagers written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney.
E! (originally an initialism of Entertainment Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, all owned by Comcast.
Edward Malcolm "Ed" Snider (January 6, 1933 – April 11, 2016) was an American business executive.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.
Field hockey is a team game of the hockey family.
The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, commonly known simply as Fields Institute, is an international centre for scientific research in mathematical sciences at the University of Toronto, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Fields Medal is a prize awarded to two, three, or four mathematicians under 40 years of age at the International Congress of the International Mathematical Union (IMU), a meeting that takes place every four years.
The official flag of the state of Maryland consists of the heraldic banner of George Calvert, the first Lord Baltimore (1579–1632).
A flagship is a vessel used by the commanding officer of a group of naval ships, characteristically a flag officer entitled by custom to fly a distinguishing flag.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.
Frank Cho, born Duk Hyun Cho, is a Korean-American comic strip and comic book writer and illustrator, known for his series Liberty Meadows, as well as for books such as Shanna the She-Devil, Mighty Avengers and Hulk for Marvel Comics, and Jungle Girl for Dynamite Entertainment.
Fraternities and sororities, or Greek letter organizations (GLOs) (collectively referred to as "Greek life") are social organizations at colleges and universities.
Freeform, or freeform radio, is a radio station programming format in which the disc jockey is given total control over what music to play, regardless of music genre or commercial interests.
The Fulbright Program, including the Fulbright–Hays Program, is one of several United States Cultural Exchange Programs whose goal is to improve intercultural relations, cultural diplomacy, and intercultural competence between the people of the United States and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.
Game theory is "the study of mathematical models of conflict and cooperation between intelligent rational decision-makers".
Gamma Phi Beta (ΓΦΒ) is an international sorority that was founded on November 11, 1874, at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.
Gamma Sigma Sigma (ΓΣΣ) is a national service sorority founded on October 12, 1952 at Beekman Tower in New York City by representatives of Boston University, Brooklyn College, Drexel Institute of Technology, Los Angeles City College, New York University, Queens College, University of Miami, and the University of Houston.
Gary Bruce Williams (born March 4, 1945) is an American university administrator and former college basketball coach.
Gawker was an American blog founded by Nick Denton and Elizabeth Spiers and based in New York City focusing on celebrities and the media industry.
Gayle King (born December 28, 1954) is an American television personality and journalist, who is co-anchor of the CBS News morning show CBS This Morning, a position she has held since 2012.
George Bernard Dantzig (November 8, 1914 – May 13, 2005) was an American mathematical scientist who made important contributions to operations research, computer science, economics, and statistics.
George Fitzgerald Smoot III (born February 20, 1945) is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, Nobel laureate, and one of two contestants to win the 1 million prize on Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?.
Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830.
Giuliana Rancic (née DePandi; born August 17, 1974) is an Italian-American television personality.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
Grading in education is the process of applying standardized measurements of varying levels of achievement in a course.
A graduate school (sometimes shortened as grad school) is a school that awards advanced academic degrees (i.e. master's and doctoral degrees) with the general requirement that students must have earned a previous undergraduate (bachelor's) degree with a high grade point average.
The Green Line is one of the six heavy rail subway lines that make up the Washington Metro rapid transit system in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.
Harry Roe Hughes (born November 13, 1926), a member of the Democratic Party, was the 57th Governor of Maryland from 1979 to 1987.
Heidi Collins (born Heidi Elmquist; June 1, 1967) is an American correspondent and anchor for KMSP-TV Fox 9 News in Minneapolis – Saint Paul prior to her departure on July 29, 2013.
Herbert Aaron Hauptman (February 14, 1917 – October 23, 2011) was an American mathematician and Nobel laureate.
The Hewlett-Packard Company (commonly referred to as HP) or shortened to Hewlett-Packard was an American multinational information technology company headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
Hodgepodge Lodge (sometimes spelled Hodge-Podge Lodge) was a half-hour children's television series produced by the Maryland Center for Public Broadcasting and shown on a number of PBS stations from 1970 to 1977, hosted by "Miss" Jean Worthley.
Homeland Security Centers of Excellence (HS-Centers) are sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.
IKEA is a Swedish-founded multinational group, that designs and sells, kitchen appliances and home accessories.
The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) is an international non-governmental organization whose mission is to assist in the worldwide development of physics, to foster international cooperation in physics, and to help in the application of physics toward solving problems of concern to humanity.
Interstate 495 (I-495) is a Interstate Highway that surrounds Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States of America, and the city's inner suburbs in adjacent Maryland and Virginia.
Iota Alpha Pi (ΙΑΠ) was an international collegiate sorority operating in the United States and Canada from 1903 to July 1971.
Iota Nu Delta (ΙΝΔ, also IND) is the first South Asian interest college fraternity.
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Incorporated (ΙΦΘ, or Iotas) is a nationally incorporated, historically African-American, collegiate fraternity.
The Ivy League is a collegiate athletic conference comprising sports teams from eight private universities in the Northeastern United States.
James A. Yorke (born August 3, 1941) is a Distinguished University Research Professor of Mathematics and Physics and former chair of the Mathematics Department at the University of Maryland, College Park.
James Sacra Albus (May 4, 1935 – April 17, 2011) was an American engineer, Senior NIST Fellow and founder and former chief of the Intelligent Systems Division of the Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
is awarded to people from all parts of the world whose "original and outstanding achievements in science and technology are recognized as having advanced the frontiers of knowledge and served the cause of peace and prosperity for mankind." The Prize is presented by the Japan Prize Foundation.
Jayson Thomas Blair (born March 23, 1976) is a former American journalist associated with The New York Times.
Jean Reese Worthley (February 23, 1925 – April 9, 2017) was an American naturalist.
Jeffrey Patrick "Jeff" Kinney (born February 19, 1971) is an American cartoonist, producer and author of children's books, including the Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series.
Jeong Hun Kim (김종훈; born August 13, 1960) is a South Korean-born U.S. technology entrepreneur, businessman, and philanthropist.
James Maury Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, and filmmaker who achieved international fame as the creator of the Muppets.
Jim Walton (born 1958) is the former president of CNN Worldwide.
John Cromwell Mather (born August 7, 1946, Roanoke, Virginia) is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his work on the Cosmic Background Explorer Satellite (COBE) with George Smoot.
Johns Hopkins University is an American private research university in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Joint Global Change Research Institute (JGCRI) was formed in 2001 by the University of Maryland, College Park and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Juan Ramón Jiménez Mantecón (23 December 1881 – 29 May 1958) was a Spanish poet, a prolific writer who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1956 "for his lyrical poetry, which in the Spanish language constitutes an example of high spirit and artistical purity".
Judith Arlene Resnik (April 5, 1949 – January 28, 1986) was an American engineer and a NASA astronaut who died when the Space Shuttle ''Challenger'' was destroyed during the launch of mission STS-51-L. Resnik was the second American female astronaut in space, logging 145 hours in orbit.
Kappa Alpha Order (KA), commonly known as Kappa Alpha or simply KA, is a social fraternity and a fraternal order founded in 1865 at Washington College in Lexington, Virginia.
Kappa Alpha Psi (ΚΑΨ) is a collegiate Greek-letter fraternity with a predominantly African-American membership.
Kappa Alpha Theta (ΚΑΘ), also known simply as Theta, is an international sorority founded on Jan.
Kappa Delta (ΚΔ) was the first sorority founded at the State Female Normal School (now Longwood University), in Farmville, Virginia.
Kappa Kappa Gamma (ΚΚΓ), also known simply as Kappa or KKG, is a collegiate sorority, founded at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois, United States.
Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternity (ΚΚΨ, colloquially referred to as KKPsi), is a fraternity for college and university band members in the United States.
Kappa Phi Gamma (ΚΦΓ) Sorority, Inc.
Kappa Phi Lambda (ΚΦΛ) is a 501(c)(7) nonprofit, Asian interest sorority that was founded on March 9, 1995 at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York.
Kappa Sigma (ΚΣ), commonly known as Kappa Sig, is an American collegiate social fraternity founded at the University of Virginia in 1869.
Kenneth Geddes "Ken" Wilson (June 8, 1936 – June 15, 2013) was an American theoretical physicist and a pioneer in leveraging computers for studying particle physics.
Kermit the Frog is a Muppet character and Jim Henson's most well-known creation.
Kevin A. Plank (born August 13, 1972) is an American entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist.
Kiran Carrie Chetry (किरण क्षेत्री, born August 26, 1974) is a former American television broadcast journalist who, until 2011, was a cable news anchor for CNN's American Morning.
Lambda Chi Alpha (ΛΧΑ) is a college fraternity in North America, which was founded in 1909.
Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.
La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc. (ΛΥΛ or LUL) is a Latino-based collegiate non-profit social fraternity.
A land-grant university (also called land-grant college or land-grant institution) is an institution of higher education in the United States designated by a state to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890.
Lawrence Gene David (born July 2, 1947) is an American comedian, writer, actor, playwright, and television producer.
Laser cooling refers to a number of techniques in which atomic and molecular samples are cooled down to near absolute zero.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
"Lazarus" is the fifteenth episode of the first season of the American science fiction television series The X-Files.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is one of the most popular green building certification programs used worldwide.
Charles Grice "Lefty" Driesell (born December 25, 1931) is an American retired college basketball coach.
Leonard Kevin Bias (November 18, 1963 – June 19, 1986) was a first-team All-American college basketball forward at the University of Maryland.
Leo Philip Kadanoff (January 14, 1937 – October 26, 2015) was an American physicist.
A liberal arts college is a college with an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences.
Life 101 is a 1995 direct-to-video comedy-drama film, starring Corey Haim, Keith Coogan and Ami Dolenz.
Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.
This is a list of notable alumni, faculty, and benefactors of the University of Maryland, College Park.
Lockheed Martin is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests.
MARC (Maryland Area Regional Commuter) Train Service, known prior to 1984 as Maryland Rail Commuter, is a commuter rail system comprising three lines in the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area.
Mark Victor Rosenker is an American aviation official who served as the 11th Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) from August 2006 through August 2008.
Mark Leo Turgeon (born February 5, 1965) is an American college basketball coach.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
The Maryland Army National Guard (MD ARNG) is the United States Army component of the American state of Maryland.
Maryland Food Collective, popularly known as The Co-op, is a worker-owned collective at the University of Maryland.
The Maryland General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maryland that convenes within the State House in Annapolis.
Maryland Public Television (MPT) is the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member state network for the U.S. state of Maryland.
Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium is an outdoor athletic stadium on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland.
The Maryland Terrapins, commonly referred to as the Terps, consist of 19 men's and women's athletic teams that represent the University of Maryland, College Park in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I competition.
The Maryland Terrapins football team represents the University of Maryland, College Park in the sport of American football.
The Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team represents the University of Maryland in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I competition.
The Maryland Terrapins men's lacrosse team represents the University of Maryland in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I lacrosse as a member of the Big Ten Conference.
The Maryland Terrapins men's soccer team represents the University of Maryland in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) college soccer competition.
The Maryland Terrapins women's basketball team represents the University of Maryland in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I competition.
The Maryland Terrapins women's lacrosse team represents the University of Maryland in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I women's college lacrosse.
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is a state-operated mass transit administration in Maryland, and is part of the Maryland Department of Transportation.
McKeldin Mall is a nine-acre quad in the heart of the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park.
Memorial Chapel is a non-denominational building on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park, constructed to honor those associated with the university who had lost their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces.
Metrobus is a bus service operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
Michael Douglas Griffin (born November 1, 1949) is an American physicist and aerospace engineer who is the current Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering.
Michael Ellis Fisher (born 3 September 1931) is an English physicist, as well as chemist and mathematician, known for his many seminal contributions to statistical physics, including but not restricted to the theory of phase transitions and critical phenomena.
Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association (MAISA) is one of the seven conferences affiliated with the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association that schedule and administer regattas within their established geographic regions.
Midnight Madness is an annual event celebrating the upcoming college basketball season in which a team opens its first official practice to the public, often combining it with a pep rally and other fan-friendly activities.
The Mighty Sound of Maryland is the marching band of the University of Maryland.
Morrill Hall is the oldest continuously-used academic building on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park.
Naked Science is an American documentary television series that premiered in 2004 on the National Geographic Channel and ran through November 2011.
The Nanticoke people are an indigenous American Algonquian people, whose traditional homelands are in Chesapeake Bay and Delaware.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
The National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) was established as a way to bring cheerleaders together to learn new skills.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) is a research and education center at the University of Maryland, College Park focused on the scientific study of the causes and consequences of terrorism in the United States and around the world.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is one of the oldest physical science laboratories in the United States.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and public health research, founded in the late 1870s.
The National Medal of Science is an honor bestowed by the President of the United States to individuals in science and engineering who have made important contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering.
The National Sea Grant College Program is a program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) within the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The National Security Agency (NSA) is a national-level intelligence agency of the United States Department of Defense, under the authority of the Director of National Intelligence.
The National Security Education Program (NSEP) is a U.S. federal government initiative to enhance the national security of the U.S. by increasing the national capacity to understand and interact effectively with foreign cultures and languages.
The space-grant colleges are educational institutions in the United States that comprise a network of 52 consortia formed for the purpose of outer space-related research.
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (released on home video as National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets) is a 2007 American mystery adventure film directed by Jon Turteltaub and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.
Natural science is a branch of science concerned with the description, prediction, and understanding of natural phenomena, based on empirical evidence from observation and experimentation.
NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, also informally known and branded as NCAA March Madness, is a single-elimination tournament played each spring in the United States, currently featuring 68 college basketball teams from the Division I level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), to determine the national championship.
The NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship tournament determines the annual top men's field lacrosse team in the NCAA Division I. This tournament has determined the national champion since the inaugural 1971 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship.
The NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Tournament, sometimes known as the College Cup, is an American intercollegiate soccer tournament conducted by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and determines the Division I men's national champion.
Neutral buoyancy is a condition in which a physical body's average density is equal to the density of the fluid in which it is immersed.
NewsChannel 8 is an American regional cable news television channel that is owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, and managed by the company's ABC-affiliated station WJLA-TV (channel 7) in Washington D.C. The channel provides 24-hour news coverage primarily focused on Washington, D.C., northern Virginia and suburban areas of Maryland within the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
The Nobel Prize (Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Nobelprisen) is a set of six annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances.
Norman A. Chad (born 1958) is an American sportswriter and syndicated columnist who is seen on the sports channel ESPN.
Northeast Branch Anacostia River is a U.S. Geological Survey.
O, The Oprah Magazine, sometimes simply abbreviated to O, is a monthly magazine founded by Oprah Winfrey and Hearst Communications, primarily marketed at women.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) is a consortium of American universities headquartered in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, with an office in Washington, D.C., and staff at several other locations across the country.
Oculus VR is an American technology company founded by Palmer Luckey, Brendan Iribe, Michael Antonov and Nate Mitchell in July 2012 in Irvine, California, now based in Menlo Park.
Omega Psi Phi (ΩΨΦ) is an international fraternity with over 750 undergraduate and graduate chapters.
On Nature's Trail was a television show produced by the Maryland Center for Public Broadcasting in Owings Mills, Maryland in 1978.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is one of the United States Department of Energy national laboratories, managed by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science.
Paint Branch is a U.S. Geological Survey.
Parris Nelson Glendening (born June 11, 1942) is an American politician who served as the 59th Governor of Maryland from January 18, 1995 to January 15, 2003.
Party leaders and whips of the United States House of Representatives, also known as floor leaders, are elected by their respective parties in a closed-door caucus by secret ballot.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
The Peace Corps is a volunteer program run by the United States government.
The Phi Beta Kappa Society (ΦΒΚ) is the oldest academic honor society in the United States.
Phi Beta Sigma (ΦΒΣ) is a social/service collegiate and professional fraternity founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C. on January 9, 1914, by three young African-American male students with nine other Howard students as charter members.
Phi Chi Theta (ΦΧΘ or PCT) is one of the largest co-ed professional business fraternities in the United States.
Phi Delta Theta (ΦΔΘ), commonly known as Phi Delt, is an international social fraternity founded at Miami University in 1848 and headquartered in Oxford, Ohio.
Phi Gamma Delta (ΦΓΔ), commonly known as FIJI or Phi Gam), is a social fraternity with more than 158 active chapters and 13 colonies across the United States and Canada. It was founded at Jefferson College, Pennsylvania, in 1848. Along with Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Gamma Delta forms a half of the Jefferson Duo. Since its founding in 1848, the fraternity has initiated more than 170,000 brothers. The nickname FIJI is used commonly by the fraternity due to Phi Gamma Delta bylaws that limit the use of the Greek letters.
Phi Gamma Nu (ΦΓΝ) is one of the largest co-ed professional business fraternities in the United States, with the intent to prepare its members for professional endeavors in a business workplace.
Phi Iota Alpha (ΦΙΑ), established December 26, 1931, is the oldest Latino Fraternity in existence, and works to motivate people, develop leaders, and create innovative ways to unite the Latino community.
Phi Kappa Psi (ΦΚΨ), commonly known as Phi Psi, is an American collegiate social fraternity that was founded by William Henry Letterman and Charles Page Thomas Moore in the southwest corner of the second floor of Widow Letterman's home on the campus of Jefferson College in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania on February 19, 1852.
Phi Kappa Sigma (ΦΚΣ) is an international all-male college secret and social fraternity.
Phi Kappa Tau (ΦΚΤ), commonly known as Phi Tau, is a collegiate fraternity located in the United States.
Phi Sigma Kappa (ΦΣΚ), colloquially known as Phi Sig or PSK, is a men's social and academic fraternity with approximately 74 active chapters and colonies in North America.
Phi Sigma Sigma (ΦΣΣ), colloquially known as Phi Sig, was the first collegiate nonsectarian sorority to allow membership of women of all faiths and backgrounds.
The Philadelphia Flyers are a professional ice hockey team based in Philadelphia.
Philip Merrill (April 28, 1934 – June 10, 2006) was an American diplomat, publisher, banker, and philanthropist.
The Philip Merrill College of Journalism is a journalism school located at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Pi Beta Phi (ΠΒΦ), often known simply as Pi Phi, is an international women's fraternity founded at Monmouth College, in Monmouth, Illinois on April 28, 1867 as I.C. Sorosis, the first national secret college society of women to be modeled after the men's Greek-letter fraternity.
Pi Delta Psi (ΠΔΨ) is an Asian cultural interest fraternity founded at Binghamton University on February 20, 1994.
Pi Kappa Alpha (ΠΚΑ), commonly known as Pike, is a college fraternity founded at the University of Virginia in 1868.
Pi Kappa Phi (ΠΚΦ) commonly known as Pi Kapp, is an American Greek Letter secret and social fraternity.
Power Shift is an annual youth summit which has been held in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Prince George’s County (often shortened to "PG County") is a county in the U.S. state of Maryland, bordering the eastern portion of Washington, D.C. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population was 863,420, making it the second-most populous county in Maryland, behind only Montgomery County.
The Province of Maryland was an English and later British colony in North America that existed from 1632 until 1776, when it joined the other twelve of the Thirteen Colonies in rebellion against Great Britain and became the U.S. state of Maryland.
"Public Ivy" is a term coined by Richard Moll in his 1985 book Public Ivies: A Guide to America's Best Public Undergraduate Colleges and Universities to refer to US universities that are claimed to provide an Ivy League collegiate experience at a public school price.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
The Pulitzer Prize for Public Service is one of the fourteen American Pulitzer Prizes annually awarded for journalism.
The Purple Line is a light rail line under construction to link the Maryland suburbs of Bethesda, Silver Spring, College Park, and New Carrollton, all in the Washington metropolitan area.
QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
The QUEST Honors Program is a specialized program for undergraduate students at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Raymond "Ray" Davis Jr. (October 14, 1914 – May 31, 2006) was an American chemist and physicist.
A research university is a university that expects all its tenured and tenure-track faculty to continuously engage in research, as opposed to merely requiring it as a condition of an initial appointment or tenure.
A Residence Hall Director is college or university employee generally responsible for the management and daily operations of campus residence halls.
A resident assistant (also variously known as a house fellow, resident advisor, community assistant, resident mentor, residence don, peer advisor, community advisor, collegiate fellow, or senior resident), commonly shortened to RA, is a trained peer leader who supervises those living in a residence hall or group housing facility.
Ritchie Coliseum is a multipurpose athletics facility and music venue at the University of Maryland.
Riversdale, is a five-part, large-scale late Georgian mansion with superior Federal interior, built between 1801 and 1807.
Robert Fischell (born 1929) is a physicist, inventor, and holder of more than 200 U.S. and foreign medical patents.
Robert Hilton Smith (July 21, 1928 – December 29, 2009) was an American builder-developer and philanthropist.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is a school of business management within the University of Maryland, College Park.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is the primary airport serving Washington, D.C..
A root name server is a name server for the root zone of the Domain Name System (DNS) of the Internet.
General Samuel Jones (December 17, 1819 – July 31, 1887) was a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
Sasho Cirovski (born 1962) is a Macedonian-Canadian soccer coach of the University of Maryland.
The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States.
Scott Van Pelt is an American sportscaster and sports talk show host.
Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that ran for nine seasons on NBC, from 1989 to 1998.
Sergei Petrovich Novikov (also Serguei) (Russian: Серге́й Петро́вич Но́виков) (born 20 March 1938) is a Soviet and Russian mathematician, noted for work in both algebraic topology and soliton theory.
Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin (Серге́й Миха́йлович Брин; born August 21, 1973) is a Russian-born American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur.
The Shuping Yang commencement speech controversy took place following a commencement speech made by Shuping Yang, a Chinese undergraduate student graduating from the University of Maryland (UMD), on May 21, 2017.
Shuttle-UM is a transit system for the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD), which constitutes the UM acronym of the company, that operates as a unit of the university's Department of Transportation Services.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon (ΣΑΕ), commonly known as SAE, is a North American Greek-letter social college fraternity.
Sigma Alpha Mu (ΣΑΜ), commonly known as Sammy, is a college fraternity founded at the City College of New York in 1909.
Sigma Beta Rho Fraternity, Inc. (ΣΒΡ, also SigRho) is a national, collegiate, multicultural, Greek-lettered fraternity.
Sigma Chi (ΣΧ) is one of the largest and oldest social fraternities in North America.
Sigma Delta Tau (ΣΔΤ) is a national sorority and member of the National Panhellenic Conference.
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. (ΣΓΡ) was founded on November 12, 1922, at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana by seven young educators.
Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc.
Sigma Kappa (ΣΚ) is a sorority founded in 1874 at Colby College in Waterville, Maine.
Sigma Nu (ΣΝ) is an undergraduate college fraternity founded at the Virginia Military Institute on January 1, 1869.
Sigma Phi Delta (ΣΦΔ) is an international professional-social fraternity of engineers.
Sigma Phi Epsilon (ΣΦΕ), commonly known as SigEp, is a social college fraternity for male college students in the United States.
Sigma Pi (ΣΠ) is an international social collegiate fraternity founded in 1897 at Vincennes University.
Sigma Psi Zeta (ΣΨΖ) Sorority, Inc.
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), formerly known as Sigma Delta Chi, is the oldest organization representing journalists in the United States.
Photovoltaic solar panels absorb sunlight as a source of energy to generate electricity.
The Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA) is a consortium of 63 universities in the United States and 1 in Canada.
Space Shuttle Challenger (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-099) was the second orbiter of NASA's space shuttle program to be put into service, after ''Columbia''.
The Space Systems Laboratory (SSL) is part of the Aerospace Engineering Department and A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland.
Species II is a 1998 American science fiction horror thriller film directed by Peter Medak.
Steny Hamilton Hoyer (born June 14, 1939) is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 1981.
STS-51-L was the 25th mission of the United States Space Shuttle program, and disastrous final mission of the Space Shuttle ''Challenger''.
A student publication is a media outlet such as a newspaper, magazine, television show, or radio station produced by students at an educational institution.
Sylvester James Gates Jr. (born December 15, 1950), known as S. James Gates the 6th or Jim Gates, is an American theoretical physicist who works on supersymmetry, supergravity, and superstring theory.
Tau Beta Sigma, National Honorary Band Sorority (ΤΒΣ, colloquially referred to as TBSigma or TBS) is a co-educational service sorority.
Tau Epsilon Phi (ΤΕΦ), commonly known as TEP or Tep, is an American fraternity with 12 active chapters, 7 active colonies, and 9 official alumni clubs chiefly located at universities and colleges on the East Coast.
Tau Kappa Epsilon (ΤΚΕ), commonly known as TKE or Teke, is an international all-male secret and social college fraternity founded on January 10, 1899, at Illinois Wesleyan University.
Teach For America (TFA) is a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is to "enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence." The organization aims to accomplish this by recruiting and selecting college graduates from top universities around the United States to serve as teachers.
Testudo is a genus of tortoises found in North Africa, western Asia, and Europe.
The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in the American state of Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.
The Boondocks is an American adult animated sitcom on Cartoon Network's late-night programming block, Adult Swim.
The Diamondback is the award-winning independent student newspaper of the University of Maryland, College Park.
The House on Sorority Row (alternately titled House of Evil and Seven Sisters) is a 1983 American slasher film written and directed by Mark Rosman, produced by John G. Clark, and starring Eileen Davidson and Katherine McNeil.
The Muppets are an ensemble cast of puppet characters known for their self-aware, burlesque, and meta-referential style of variety-sketch comedy.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Princeton Review is a college admission services company offering test preparation services, tutoring and admissions resources, online courses, and books published by Random House.
The Rossborough Inn is a historic building facing Baltimore Avenue/United States Route 1 (also formerly known as the old Washington Boulevard and the Washington and Baltimore Turnpike) on the eastern edge of the campus of the University of Maryland at College Park.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
TheBus (stylized as THEBUS) is a bus transportation system serving Prince George's County, Maryland, providing weekday-only service.
Theta Chi (ΘΧ) is an international college fraternity.
Thomas Crombie Schelling (April 14, 1921 – December 13, 2016) was an American economist and professor of foreign policy, national security, nuclear strategy, and arms control at the School of Public Policy at University of Maryland, College Park.
Timothy Bell Kurkjian (born December 10, 1956) is a Major League Baseball analyst on ESPN's Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by ''Times Higher Education (THE)'' magazine.
A transport hub (also transport interchange) is a place where passengers and cargo are exchanged between vehicles or between transport modes.
Trustee (or the holding of a trusteeship) is a legal term which, in its broadest sense, is a synonym for anyone in a position of trust and so can refer to any person who holds property, authority, or a position of trust or responsibility for the benefit of another.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis.
In 2014, U.S. News & World Report published its Best Global University Ranking.
U.S. Route 1 (US 1) is the easternmost and longest of the major north–south routes of the older 1920s era United States Numbered Highway System, running from Key West, Florida to Fort Kent, Maine.
Under Armour, Inc. is an American company that manufactures footwear, sports, and casual apparel.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD, or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a cabinet-level department of the United States Government concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear material.
The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government with responsibilities in public security, roughly comparable to the interior or home ministries of other countries.
The United States Department of State (DOS), often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department that advises the President and represents the country in international affairs and foreign policy issues.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association is an association of member institutions and organizations with college lacrosse programs at all levels of competition, including the three NCAA divisions and non-NCAA schools, at both the varsity and club levels for men and women.
Universitas 21 (U21) is a network of research-intensive universities.
The Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) is a consortium of over 90 leading research-oriented universities primarily in the United States, with members also in Canada, Japan, Italy, and the United Kingdom.
The University of Maryland Arboretum and Botanical Garden is located on the grounds of the University of Maryland - College Park.
The history of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at The University of Maryland is simply the history of the University itself.
The University of Maryland College of Behavioral and Social Sciences is one of the 13 schools and colleges at the University of Maryland, College Park.
The College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) at the University of Maryland, College Park, is home to ten academic departments and a dozen interdisciplinary research centers and institutes.
The College of Information Studies (Maryland's iSchool) is a graduate school located at the University of Maryland, College Park in Maryland, United States.
University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), located on 745 acres (3.01 km2) in Princess Anne, Maryland, United States, is part of the University System of Maryland.
The University of Maryland Golf Course in College Park, Maryland, is the home of the Maryland Terrapins men's and women's golf teams.
The University of Maryland Libraries is the largest university library in the Washington, D.C. - Baltimore area.
University of Maryland Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the University of Maryland, College Park.
The School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation is one of thirteen schools at the University of Maryland, College Park and operates six different programs: Architecture, Urban Studies and Planning, Historic Preservation, Real Estate Development, the Ph.D. program in Urban and Regional Design and Planning, and the and the Colvin Institute of Real Estate Development.
The University of Maryland School of Music (officially abbreviated UM School of Music) is a music school located in College Park, Maryland outside of Washington, D.C. The School of Music is the largest performing arts unit at the University of Maryland, College Park.
The Maryland School of Public Policy is one of 14 schools at the University of Maryland, College Park.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore, (also known as the University of Maryland or UMB) was founded in 1807.
The academic and administrative buildings and the residence halls located on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park.
The University of Virginia (U.Va. or UVA), frequently referred to simply as Virginia, is a public research university and the flagship for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The University System of Maryland (USM) is a public corporation and charter school system comprising 12 Maryland institutions of higher education.
An urban forest is a forest or a collection of trees that grow within a city, town or a suburb.
Veep is an American political satire comedy television series, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, that premiered on HBO on April 22, 2012.
Wallace Dzu Loh (born 1946) is the current president of the University of Maryland, College Park, having assumed his role on November 1, 2010.
Washington Dulles International Airport is an international airport in the eastern United States, located in Loudoun and Fairfax counties in Virginia, west of downtown Opened in 1962, it is named after John Foster Dulles the 52nd Secretary of State who served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
The Washington Metro, known colloquially as Metro and branded Metrorail, is the heavy rail rapid transit system serving the Washington metropolitan area in the United States.
The Washington metropolitan area is the metropolitan area centered on Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
The Watergate scandal was a major political scandal that occurred in the United States during the early 1970s, following a break-in by five men at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C. on June 17, 1972, and President Richard Nixon's administration's subsequent attempt to cover up its involvement.
West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States.
Western Maryland is the portion of the U.S. state of Maryland that typically consists of Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties.
William Daniel Phillips (born November 5, 1948) is an American physicist.
Wilson Homer "Bull" Elkins (July 9, 1908 – March 17, 1994) was an American educator and university administrator.
The Wolf Prize is an international award granted in Israel, that has been presented most years since 1978 to living scientists and artists for "achievements in the interest of mankind and friendly relations among people...
Xfinity Center is the indoor arena and student activities center that serves as the home of the University of Maryland Terrapins men's and women's basketball teams.
Zeta Beta Tau (ΖΒΤ) is a Greek letter social fraternity.
Zeta Phi Beta (ΖΦΒ) is an international, historically black Greek-lettered sorority.
Zeta Psi (ΖΨ), also known as Zete, is a collegiate social men's fraternity founded on June 1, 1847 at New York University.
Zeta Tau Alpha (known as ZTA or Zeta) is an international women's fraternity.
Zipcar is an American car-sharing company and a subsidiary of Avis Budget Group.
The 2002 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament involved 65 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball.
The 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship was played on Memorial Day weekend in May 2017 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
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