July 21, 2024

Hoyer Applauds UM, IonQ Collaboration


Rep. Steny H. Hoyer visited the National Quantum Laboratory recently. QLab is a groundbreaking quantum computing research center developed in partnership with IonQ and the University of Maryland.

Lawmakers Push for UMD-Led Microtech Initiative


Rep. Steny H. Hoyer joined a bipartisan group of more than 20 of his congressional colleagues in writing to US DefSec Lloyd Austin in support of the University of Maryland-led Mid-Atlantic Semiconductor Collaborative proposal to contribute to the Department of Defense’s Microelectronic Commons initiative.

Hoyer Supports Relief Funds for UMD

Behavioral Health Unit

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer Hoyer met with University of Maryland President Darryll J. Pines. Both agreed that the university and its students should not be left behind as Congress prepares the next round of emergency coronavirus relief legislation.

Delegation Secures Funds for UMD Bee Research

The University of Maryland College Park has received $299,159 through the US Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture for a research project focused on predicting and mitigating honey bee colony losses, Maryland’s congressional delegation announced.

Lockheed Launches AM Supplier Challenge


Lockheed Martin, in partnership with the University of Maryland and the Maryland Department of Commerce, is seeking qualified suppliers with innovative additive manufacturing technology to help deliver sustainment solutions. A virtual information session is planned July 14.

Hoyer to UMD Grads: ‘Class of 2020 Has Had to Be Fearless’

Class of 2020

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer delivered the commencement address to spring 2020 graduates of the University of Maryland, College Park during a virtual ceremony May 22.

Hoyer Will Give Virtual Address to UMD Grads

Coronavirus Relief Bills

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer will deliver the commencement address to the spring 2020 University of Maryland graduates during a virtual ceremony Friday, May 22.

Truman Strike Group Joins 6th Fleet

Truman Strike Group

The US Navy said the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman and its strike group entered the 6th Fleet’s area of operations. The Truman had been sidelined due to electrical glitches; it is expected to relieve the USS Abraham Lincoln.

UAS Delivers Donor Kidney in History-Making Flight

donor kidney

History was made recently when a University of Maryland UAS delivered a donor kidney to surgeons at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore for transplantation. The testing and prep work for the flight was conducted at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport at the university’s unmanned aircraft test site.

Higher Ed Center Expands Engineering Options

Higher Education

University of Maryland’s juniors and seniors in Electrical Engineering can finish their degrees right in St. Mary’s County. The Southern Maryland Higher Education Center is partnering with UMCP’s A. James Clark School of Engineering to offer the undergraduate degree.