The Communications team helps enhance the reputation of the university, one great story at a time. Working with local, national and international media, the team employs a variety of outreach tactics to tell the UMD story and promote the university, its research, and UMD’s amazing faculty experts and students.

The latest news and events are featured on the UMD Right Now website, or on Twitter @UMDRightNow.

This office also manages crisis communications, issues management, film production and media relations training. 

Katie Lawson, Chief Communications Officer
​phone: 301.405.4622