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Tuesday, October 04, 2022

Black Holes: Seeing the Unseeable

The speaker will tell the remarkable story of black hole imaging and explain the science in simple terms: What are we looking at in a black hole image, and what do we learn from it?

Making Events and Meetings Accessible for All

A primer on how to make your meetings and events more accessible

How Fracking Affects Our Water

George and Rosalind Helz Distinguished Lecture in Geology with Susan L. Brantley, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute and Department of Geosciences, Penn State University

Family Weekend 2022

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Family Weekend is a wonderful opportunity for families of undergraduate students to spend time on campus with their Terp and celebrate being part of the university community.

The Creation of Fictional Languages

David Peterson & Jessie Sams present: Language Creation in Film & Television, as heard in Game of Thrones, The 100, Shadow & Bone, and more.

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Pulitzer Prize winning Lynn Nottage's comedy By The Way, Meet Vera Stark creates a microcosm of race and culture in the Golden Age of Hollywood that resounds to this day.

Unity: Coleman’s Umoja and Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony

Under the baton of David Neely, the UMD Symphony Orchestra opens its season with Valerie Coleman’s Umoja, Pavel Haas’ Study for String Orchestra and Sergei Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5. “Umoja” means unity in Swahili, and is one of the seven principles of Kwanzaa.

Good Neighbor Annual Food Drive Kick-Off Fill-a-Bus

Bring non-perishable food items to the 10/8 football game, starting 3 hours before kick-off to fill-a-bus in benefit of the College Park Community Food Bank and the UMD Campus Pantry

UMD Wind Orchestra: Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis

Bounding with wit and excitement, German composer Paul Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis is based on musical themes written by Carl Maria von Weber.

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Pulitzer Prize winning Lynn Nottage's comedy By The Way, Meet Vera Stark creates a microcosm of race and culture in the Golden Age of Hollywood that resounds to this day.

AGNR Cornerstone Event

Building Partnerships In Green Design, Technology, and Community Engagement to Optimize Urban Environments

University Orchestra: Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake Suite

The University Orchestra (UOrch) performs its season opening concert featuring Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake Suite and Vaughan Williams' Symphony No. 5.

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Pulitzer Prize winning Lynn Nottage's comedy By The Way, Meet Vera Stark creates a microcosm of race and culture in the Golden Age of Hollywood that resounds to this day.

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Pulitzer Prize winning Lynn Nottage's comedy By The Way, Meet Vera Stark creates a microcosm of race and culture in the Golden Age of Hollywood that resounds to this day.

UMD Smith Summit: Reimagine Your Career

The Robert H. Smith School of Business will showcase its graduate degree programs in an event to feature UMD alumna, Olympic Gold Medalist and entrepreneur Dominique Dawes as keynote speaker.

UMD Smith Summit

Business Masters Admissions Event

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Pulitzer Prize winning Lynn Nottage's comedy By The Way, Meet Vera Stark creates a microcosm of race and culture in the Golden Age of Hollywood that resounds to this day.

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Pulitzer Prize winning Lynn Nottage's comedy By The Way, Meet Vera Stark creates a microcosm of race and culture in the Golden Age of Hollywood that resounds to this day.

Diamondback Dash 5k

Lace up your sneakers! The association invites Terps and their families to walk, jog or run in College Park—or their own streets!—to raise money for its scholarship fund.

Homecoming Comedy Show Featuring Colin Jost

Join us for homecoming's annual comedy show with Colin Jost from SNL!

Homecoming Comedy Show Featuring Colin Jost

Join us for homecoming's annual comedy show with Colin Jost from SNL!

Social Media's Influence on Democracy

Social Media's Influence on Democracy

Blue Origin and the Four Futures of Human Space Flight

The Whiting-Turner Business and Entrepreneurial Lecture Series presents Blue Origin and the Four Futures of Human Space Flight

Terp Carnival

Start Homecoming weekend off right with live music, a beer garden, tailgating games, prizes and a fireworks finale.

2022 National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Homecoming Step Show

A long standing Black UMD tradition returns! See Historically Black Fraternities and Sororities compete and showcase the art of stepping and strolling.

Kreativity Open Mic

Join the Kreators of the Kreativity Diversity Troupe for an open mic night, full of music, dance and spoken word.

UMD Wind Ensemble: Big City Lights

The UMD Wind Ensemble (UMWE) performs its season opening concert featuring music inspired by life in large, bustling cities.

Annual Smith Homecoming Tailgate

Reserve your spot for the annual Smith Alumni Homecoming Tailgate!

Football Game vs Northwestern

Maryland Football takes on the Northwestern Wildcats for Homecoming 2022.

Fall Big Band Showcase: UMD Jazz Ensemble, UMD Jazz Lab Band and University Jazz Band

Swing into an evening of jazz! You won't want to miss these three jazz ensembles in innovative interpretations of classic and contemporary jazz works.

How Quantum Mechanics Helps Identify Mechanisms and Discover Materials to Combat Climate Change

Paint Branch Distinguished Lecture in Applied Physics with Emily Carter, Princeton University and Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

ARHU Dean's Colloquium Series On Race, Equity and Justice, Featuring Michael Ross

Join Professor of History Michael Ross as he assesses Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's claim that his reasoning in the recent Dobbs decision overturning Roe v. Wade followed in the legal footsteps of the Supreme Court's landmark 1954 decision in Brown v. Board of Education.

UMDemocracy: Voting in 2022

Voting in 2022

High School Choir Invitational: UMD Chamber Singers, Takoma Academy Camerata, Suitland HS Chamber Choir, Walter Johnson HS Madrigals, Centennial HS Chamber Singers

The UMD High School Choir Invitational puts the spotlight on the future of choral music as talented area high school choirs gather for vibrant performances alongside the UMD Chamber Singers.

Jazz Jam with The Hall CP

Kick off your fall with this new monthly jazz jam session led by D.C.-based saxophonist Elijah Balbed!

TDPS Experimental Performance Series #1

The Experimental Performance Series presents new work by students in the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

University Band and Maryland Community Band October Concert

Representing a variety of majors across campus, the University Band is joined by the Maryland Community Band for a concert of traditional and contemporary wind band music in a performance perfect for all ages.

TDPS Experimental Performance Series #1

The Experimental Performance Series presents new work by students in the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

TDPS Experimental Performance Series #1

The Experimental Performance Series presents new work by students in the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

TEMPO October Concert

Presenting the music of now, the graduate student-led contemporary music ensemble TEMPO focuses on cultivating new music experiences in the community both within and outside of the standard concert hall.

Fall Choral Collage: Tactus and UMD Treble Chorus

An evening of eclectic repertoire presented by Tactus and the UMD Treble Chorus that will be sure to inspire choral lovers of all ages.

Chamber Jazz Recital Part 1

Experience the soulful, syncopated sounds of jazz in this first night of chamber jazz featuring classic tunes performed by the jazz combos.

Bach Cantata: UMD Choral Activities

J.S. Bach, known as the great master, wrote more than 200 cantatas, and UMD Choral Activities aims to sing them all in this series of short performances led by conductors in the graduate program.

Chamber Jazz Recital Part 2

Experience the soulful, syncopated sounds of jazz in this second night of chamber jazz featuring classic tunes performed by the jazz combos.

As You Like It

Experience William Shakespeare’s classic As You Like It, adapted and directed by Eleanor Holdridge.

UMD Wind Orchestra: Lyric for Strings

Initially titled Lament, George Walker’s Lyric for Strings is an impactfully poignant piece with a notable history that continues to resonate with audiences.

Good Neighbor Day 2022

11th Annual Good Neighbor Day is Saturday, November 12, 8:30 a.m to Noon

Good Neighbor Day Annual Food Drive: IKEA Drop-Off

Drop off non-perishable foods at IKEA in College Park, MD, in benefit of the College Park Community Food Bank and the UMD Food Pantry

As You Like It

Experience William Shakespeare’s classic As You Like It, adapted and directed by Eleanor Holdridge.

Maryland Opera Studio: Puccini’s La bohème

Based on the novel “Scenes de la vie de Bohème” (Scenes of Bohemian Life) by Henry Murger, Giacomo Puccini’s La bohème follows four bohemian roommates struggling to get by in Paris, France.

UMD Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony

Relax into the blissfulness of nature with Ludwig van Beethoven’s celebrated Symphony No. 6 in F major.

As You Like It

Experience William Shakespeare’s classic As You Like It, adapted and directed by Eleanor Holdridge.

Maryland Opera Studio: Puccini’s La bohème

Based on the novel “Scenes de la vie de Bohème” (Scenes of Bohemian Life) by Henry Murger, Giacomo Puccini’s La bohème follows four bohemian roommates struggling to get by in Paris, France.

Fall Choral Showcase: University Chorale and UMD Chamber Singers

University Chorale and UMD Chamber Singers team up to present an exciting variety of old and new, classical and contemporary choral selections.

Maryland Opera Studio: Puccini’s La bohème

Based on the novel “Scenes de la vie de Bohème” (Scenes of Bohemian Life) by Henry Murger, Giacomo Puccini’s La bohème follows four bohemian roommates struggling to get by in Paris, France.

As You Like It

Experience William Shakespeare’s classic As You Like It, adapted and directed by Eleanor Holdridge.

Maryland Opera Studio: Puccini’s La bohème

Based on the novel “Scenes de la vie de Bohème” (Scenes of Bohemian Life) by Henry Murger, Giacomo Puccini’s La bohème follows four bohemian roommates struggling to get by in Paris, France.

UMDemocracy: The Dust has Settled: Post Election Exchange

The Dust has Settled: Post Election Exchange

As You Like It

Experience William Shakespeare’s classic As You Like It, adapted and directed by Eleanor Holdridge.

Fall M.F.A. Dance Thesis Concert

The Fall M.F.A Dance Thesis Concert showcases stunning and provocative choreography by M.F.A. candidates in the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

As You Like It

Experience William Shakespeare’s classic As You Like It, adapted and directed by Eleanor Holdridge.

Fall M.F.A. Dance Thesis Concert

The Fall M.F.A Dance Thesis Concert showcases stunning and provocative choreography by M.F.A. candidates in the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Orlando Consort: Voices Appeared

Orlando Consort accompanies Carl Theodor Dreyer’s silent 1928 film “La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc” live with a soundtrack featuring music composed or performed during the lifetime of Jeanne d’Arc by Dufay, Binchois and their contemporaries.

Fall M.F.A. Dance Thesis Concert

The Fall M.F.A Dance Thesis Concert showcases stunning and provocative choreography by M.F.A. candidates in the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Kaleidoscope of Bands

Some of the School of Music’s finest bands come together for a crowd-pleasing extravaganza.

CSVC's Environmental, Social, Governance Conference

Attend CSVC's annual ESG Conference to engage in thought provoking dialogue surrounding Environmental, Social, and Governance topics and learn from industry leaders!

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols: UMD Choral Activities

Choirs, brass quintet and organ combine to bring the joy of the season to life with carols, hymns and spoken word that epitomize hope and goodwill.

UMD Wind Orchestra: Stephenson, Still and Simon

Go on a musical exploration of the St. Louis Gateway Arch with James Stephenson’s Sonata Rhapsody “The Arch” featuring UMD Senior Lecturer Matthew Guilford on bass trombone.

UMD Symphony Orchestra: Dvořák’s Cello Concerto

Majestic and lyrical while also contemplative and somber, Antonín Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor was written as a tribute to Dvořák’s first love, who was gravely ill and passed away while Dvořák was still composing.

Alarm Will Sound: Love Always & Cradle

With an established reputation for performing demanding music with energetic virtuosity, Alarm Will Sound presents the world premiere of Love Always, commissioned by The Clarice, along with Alyssa Piper’s Cradle.