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Centennial Celebration

A Centennial Celebration: Envisioning the Future of Graduate Education at Maryland

March 27, 2019, 11:45 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.,

Grand Ballroom (Room 1206), Stamp Union

Please note:  Attendees are asked to arrive at 11:45 A.M. as event will start promptly at 12:00 P.M.

Welcome by President Wallace Loh

Dr. Brit Kirwan, Chancellor Emeritus, University System of Maryland: The History of Graduate Education at Maryland

Dr. Alan I. Leshner, CEO Emeritus, American Association for the Advancement of Science: Critical Steps Toward Modernizing Graduate Education

Reflecting on the Past, Preparing for the Future: Table Discussions (Moderated by Associate Deans of Graduate Education)

Panel Discussion: Innovation in Graduate Education at Maryland


The Centennial Celebration will be held at Stamp Union's Grand Ballroom. For any specific questions, please contact Amanda Strausser (301-405-6732).

Address: Stamp Union, 3792 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742  (Turn by turn direction can be found here.)

Parking: Union Lane Garage - Located between the Adele H. Stamp Student Union Center for Campus Life and Cole Field House. Hours of operation, as a pay station area, are 7:00a.m. to midnight daily. Current rates at this facility are $3.00 per hour.  Due to on-campus construction, an extra 20 minutes is recommended to navigate to the garage.  

Recommended Hotel: The Hotel (UMD Campus)

Contact Information

The Graduate School, University of Maryland

2123 Lee Building
7809 Regents Drive
College Park, MD 20742