Featured Stories

  • Bahá'í Chair Lecture Offers Insight into Syrian Women in Conflict

    Join us at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24 in the McKeldin Library Special Events Room (6137) as the Bahá'í Chair for World Peace presents its second Fall Lecture: “Women in Conflicts, Past and Present: The Syrian Case,” a lecture by Professor Fruma Zachs of the University of Haifa, Israel. Learn more and RSVP.

  • UMD Honors BSOS Merrill Scholars, Faculty Mentors

    The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences proudly congratulates five of its students who were recently honored as Merrill Presidential Scholars.

  • VIDEO: MLAW Programs Presents Timely Discussion on Immigration, Human Rights

    A standing-room-only crowd gathered for “Immigration: Human Rights Crisis at the Border” presented by MLAW Programs.

  • Driven for Success: HESP Grad Student William Bologna

    William Bologna applied to the Clinical Audiology Program in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences because of its excellent outplacement opportunities and the option to transition into a Ph.D. track. But beyond academic or career advancement, William was driven to join a program that will help him help others.

    “Speech communication is one of our most precious abilities as...

  • VIDEO: Bahá'í Chair Examines Concepts of Solidarity, Passivity

    The Bahá'í Chair for World Peace launched its Solidarity Across Differences Series with a special event featuring SOCY Assistant Professor Rashawn Ray and Dr. Beth Douthirt Cohen of UMD’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

  • US Development Aid by Country Status
    CIDCM Researchers Receive $2.5m Grant to Study Link Between Aid and Conflict

    Over the past 30 years, conflict between countries has become relatively rare; however intrastate conflict – civil wars, territorial disputes, and insurgencies - remains a persistent global phenomenon. In places such as Afghanistan, Colombia, Iraq, Mali, and Syria, the atrocities that often accompany armed conflict create crises that spill over national borders and fuel regional and...

  • AASD Chair Lauds Efforts to Address Language Achievement Gap

    The following is a statement released on Nov. 11 by Odis Johnson, Jr., PhD., Chair and Associate Professor in the African American Studies Department of the University of Maryland. Dr. Johnson’s areas of expertise include educational policy, minority achievement and urban inequality.

  • Honors College Presents Awards to Dr. Telhami, BSOS Students

    BSOS congratulates its students and faculty members affiliated with the Honors College on their outstanding achievements. On Nov. 5, the Honors College recognized Dr. Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, with its Outstanding Honors Faculty Award.

  • Washington Post and UMD take the Pulse of Maryland Voters

    The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) is proud to announce that the University of Maryland is partnering with The Washington Post to poll voters on key social and election-related issues in the state of Maryland. The partnership combines the world-class reporting, polling and public engagement resources of The Post with rigorous academic analysis from BSOS’s nationally-...

Profiles Showcase

  • Charmaine Wilson-Jones, GVPT major
  • Paige Haley, CCJS '13
  • Calvin Byrd, CCJS '78
  • Gary Rozier, ECON ’99



Fall 2014 Commencement Ceremonies