Spotlights

Students
May 10, 2016
Shannon Kennedy, a second-year student at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, is earning a Master of Public Policy degree and specializing in environmental and energy policy and pursuing her passion for public service.
Faculty
February 18, 2016
In 1981, the University of Maryland School of Public Policy was established with less than 10 faculty members, including Distinguished University Professor Allen Schick.
Students
February 16, 2016
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Candidate Cheryll-Ann Wilson Drakes was awarded the prestigious Alexander and Cleaver Fellowship this academic year at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy.
Students
January 29, 2016
Samantha Stein, a first-year student at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy came to UMD from Florida to fulfill her dream of moving Washington, D.C. to work for the government on international issues.
Faculty
January 15, 2016
When longtime policy enthusiast Donald Kettl came to the University of Maryland School of Public Policy in 2009, he served as dean; now he continues to have an impact on students as a professor at the school.
Alumni
January 15, 2016
While his love for public policy began in high school, University of Maryland School of Public Policy alumnus Philip Gallegos says his passion and interest in government finance began to take shape during his time in graduate school.
Faculty
November 13, 2015
This December, delegates from nearly 200 countries and many international organizations will gather in Paris to attempt to formulate an international agreement on climate change. SPP Associate Professor Nathan Hultman, who is currently on leave from the University and working with the White House, will be there as part of the U.S. delegation.
Students
October 01, 2015
Renato Barreda, a graduate from the University of Florida in Gainesville, came to the School of Public Policy with a passion for public policy and a desire to gain applicable knowledge to pursue a career with the federal government.