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The Independent

Obituary: Ehsan Yarshater: Historian who Transformed the West’s Understanding of Iran’s History and Languages

October 02, 2018 Roshan Institute for Persian Studies, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Professor Emeritus Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak remembers the Persian historian and linguist.

Maryland Today

Your Guide to Fun in College Park

September 28, 2018 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Partnership’s newsletter lays out options for week ahead.

The Conversation

Op/Ed: Teen 'boys will be boys': A brief history

September 27, 2018 Women's Studies

Associate Professor of Women's Studies Ashwini Tambe weighs in on the history of adolescence.

ARHU 2017-18 Year in Review

September 26, 2018

Learn about some of the college's highlights over the 2017-18 academic year.

UMD Writer's Bloc

Living Art: The Triumph of Isabella

September 25, 2018 School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

The School of Theatre, Dance, and Performing Arts brings 17th century Belgian painting to life at the "Triumph of Isabella"

ARHU Faculty Earn Promotion and Tenure

September 25, 2018 American Studies, Art, Classics, Communication, English, History, Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Program and Center for Jewish Studies, Philosophy, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, School of Music, Second Language Acquisition

22 faculty members from the College of Arts and Humanities have received promotion and/or tenure.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Jim Henson’s Time as a Terp

September 24, 2018

On muppet maker’s birthday, take a seat—and a pic.

UMD Receives Funding to Produce Yearlong Kurt Weill Festival

September 24, 2018 School of Music

Students and audiences will experience the composer’s complex musical range.

2018 State of the College Address

September 24, 2018

Remarks by Dean Thornton Dill to students, faculty and staff at the college’s annual convocation.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Stress of Being a Minority Faculty Member

September 23, 2018 Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity, Women's Studies

An author examines the ways in which elite colleges can be toxic to the minority faculty members they hire, and what might be done to improve the situation.