Skip to main content
Skip to main content

Newsroom

Find the latest news and information from around the college, including student experiences, faculty research and awards, and alumni updates.

Show Articles Matching...

Showing 1 - 10 of 2229 Results

Justin Lohr's student, Eunice Braimoh, chosen as a 2021-22 Philip Merrill Presidential Scholar Award

September 15, 2021 English

This highly selective Philip Merrill Award recognizes students’ academic excellence and the important role that teachers and faculty have as mentors.

Professor of English Jessica Enoch Appointed ARHU ADVANCE Professor

September 14, 2021 English, College of Arts and Humanities

The position supports women faculty members’ career advancement at UMD.

Maryland Today

Ten Can’t-Miss Features at NextNOW Fest 2021

September 13, 2021 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, English, David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora, Art, School of Music

Annual UMD arts extravaganza returns with immersive projections, art-making workshops and outdoor music pop-ups.

Broadening the Arts Umbrella

September 08, 2021 College of Arts and Humanities, School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, School of Music, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, English, Art, Art History and Archaeology, University of Maryland Art Gallery, David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

New initiative expands offerings; unites arts, STEM and social justice.

UMD English Alum Hillary Roegelein ‘20 Produces an Episode of C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Podcast

August 23, 2021 English

The episode uncovers how American economists used metaphors of contagious disease to first conceptualize what it meant to be unemployed.

Inside Higher Ed

UMD English Department Chair Amanda Bailey Weighs in on New Netflix Show "The Chair" for Inside Higher Ed

August 19, 2021 English, College of Arts and Humanities

The new Netflix series portrays a chair of a department at a moment when the position has never been more demanding and the humanities are at an inflection point, writes Amanda Bailey.

Professor's New Book Explores ‘Failed Promise’ of Reconstruction

August 18, 2021 English, College of Arts and Humanities

Literary historian chronicles Frederick Douglass’ disillusionment with Andrew Johnson.

Los Angeles Review of Books

Los Angeles Review of Books Releases Final UMD English Antiracism Publication

August 11, 2021 English

The publication is titled "On Pedagogies and Fictions of Black Childhood: Kandice Chuh, William A. Cohen, and Nicole King in Conversation"

New Yorker

UMD English Alum Jason Reynolds '05 Profiled in the New Yorker

August 09, 2021 English, College of Arts and Humanities

Best-selling alum discusses helping young readers discover their own stories.

Los Angeles Review of Books

Los Angeles Review of Books Releases Next UMD English Antiracism Publication

August 09, 2021 English

The publication is titled "Race and Antiracism in Science and the Humanities"