Gluckstern Garden

This garden is located in the center courtyard of the Physical Sciences Complex and celebrates the life of Professor Robert L. Gluckstern (1934 – 2008), renowned educator and scientist. Prior to coming to the University of Maryland at College Park in 1975, he held faculty and administrative positions at Yale University and and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He served as Chancellor (now called President) at Maryland until 1982, returning the Physics Department to teach and pursue research. He was a recipient of the President's Medal in 1996 and retired in 1997, continuing his research and service to the department.