University of Maryland

  • U of Md. and Smithsonian partner for research

    The University of Maryland and the Smithsonian have entered into a formal research agreement. The two institutions will share allow its scholars, researchers and scientists to work together on research topics. C. D. Mote, Jr.,…

  • More Terps become future feds

    A University of Maryland program that prepares students for professional public policy work is growing. Joan Burton, Director, Individual Studies Program and Federal Semester joins us with details

  • How to drive innovation at your agency

    Paul Tesluk, head of the University of Maryland’s new Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change discuses how you can innovate and drive change at your agency.

  • New cybersecurity center fosters partnerships

    The University of Maryland is launching a new cybersecurity initiative that aims to stimulate public-private partnerships and address national vulnerabilities, including those facing industry. The idea is to help ”connect the dots” in the region’s burgeoning federal and private cyber sector.

  • Cyber workforce cannot be a zero sum game

    Agencies and industry are trading employees with specific technology skills, but in the end both need to increase the overall workforce. One expert calls for the professionalization of cybersecurity workers. Agencies are finding new ways to recruit these in-demand employees.

  • Cybersecurity education goes holistic

    MC-squared to bring together experts from engineering and computer science with university colleagues in various disciplines to develop new educational and research programs.

  • Analysis: How will a government reorganization work?

    In his State of the Union address, President Obama said he plans to try to eliminate and reduce the overlap and redundancy that has built up over the last 60 years. How the government restructures…

  • March Madness begins for cyber defense contest

    It’s that time of year again when you have to fill out your March Madness brackets. But not for the basketball tournament — for the cyber defense contest.

  • Cybersecurity seminar funded by Google

    The Google and University of Maryland Cybersecurity Seminar Series will feature a diverse group of speakers from industry, academia, and government, addressing a broad range of topics related to cybersecurity, including technology, policy, and economics. Invited speakers will also examine the impact that cybersecurity threats and protective measures are having on privacy, identity, social networks, business and national security.

  • Analysis: Across-the-board workforce cuts ‘guaranteed’ to cause damage

    Don Kettl, dean of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, said policymakers can draw on lessons learned from previous rounds of government downsizing to make smarter decisions now. He made his remarks from the 2011 Excellence in Government conference.