BSOS Partners with Center for Global Migration Studies
The Center for Global Migration Studies has taken steps to build a stronger partnership with the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS). Integrating the Center’s current initiatives in the College of Arts and Humanities with BSOS provides opportunities for faculty and students alike.
A New Narrative of Peace: The Gibran Chair’s First Publication Under New Director, May Rihani
A New Narrative of Peace: The Vision and Programs of the Gibran Chair is the first publication produced under the auspices of the new Gibran Chair Director May Rihani. This book highlights strategic and pragmatic approaches which make Peace more attainable by detailing the Chair’s vision that Peace is based on three principles: Social Justice, Valuing Diversity, and Ensuring...
Could cellulosic biofuels – or liquid energy derived from grasses and wood – become a green fuel of the future, providing an environmentally sustainable way of meeting energy needs? Scientists from several institutions, including the University of Maryland, say yes, but with a few important caveats.
UMD Researchers Investigate Link between ‘Land Grabs’ and Undernourishment
Worldwide, more and more countries are strategically investing to extend their natural resource base beyond their borders, frequently into developing countries. New research from the University of Maryland (UMD) finds this global trend could put already-vulnerable populations at higher risk for undernourishment and food insecurity.