June 2018 Newsletter


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Terp Travels
Terps traveled to events near and far to bike, hike and cook with fellow alumni.
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A Virtually Transforming Experience
Virtual Reality Transforms Operas at UMD

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Alumni Profile
A “Capitol Step” In the Right Direction
How a UMD Alum Co-founded Political Comedy Troupe

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"There's nothing like watching my current students cross the stage at graduation and knowing I'll get to stay connected to them."
- Alyssa Brooks, Ph.D. '15

Did you know your University of Maryland Alumni Association membership has its benefits?

Whether you want to develop your career, enhance your social life or save money, joining the UMD Alumni Association gives you access to several members-only benefits, including publications, networking, prestige, events and discounts.

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Congrats, Grads!

On May 20, we welcomed more than 7,000 new Terps to our alumni community. Your Alumni Association invites you to stay connected—by becoming a member, finding an alumni network or getting involved as an alumni advocate. No matter where you go in the world, remember to #StayFearlessUMD.
June 7
Los Angeles: Fearless Conversations: Terps in Entertainment
June 12
College Park, Md.: Alumni Admissions Symposium


June 19
Hyattsville, Md.: EnTERPreneurs in the City: Prince George's County
June 29
Philadelphia, Pa.: Philly Terps Suite Night at the Ballpark
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Terp Travel

Where in the world will you go? With your Alumni Association, you can journey around the globe: discover the unique wildlife on the Galapagos, enjoy a glass of wine in Spain or cross the Arctic Circle in Iceland. Don't miss the chance for the trip of a lifetime, with fellow Terps.

2019 trips available now! Learn more or call today to secure your room: 301.405.7938.

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UMD Emerges as State Leader in 2018 RecycleMania Competition
UMD Names Steve Fetter Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
WBAL: UMD Students Training Puppies Into Life-Saving Service Dogs
BTN LiveBIG: Black History Tour at Maryland Dives Deep Into the University's Storied Past
Stay Fearless UMD

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How do you stay fearless? Share your pictures with us on social media!

June is LGBT Pride Month. What was the original name of UMD's Pride Alliance when it was founded in 1970?
A. Gay Student Alliance
B. Students for Sexual Equality
C. Student Homophile Association
D. Queer Student Advocates
E. Gay Liberation Association
Three Terps who guess correctly will win a Stay Fearless beach towel.
Anita_Evette My baby brother. Alum from the University of Maryland! #terpforlife


CaroRCummings Can’t believe it’s been a year since I graduated from the esteemed @merrillcollege at @UofMaryland. Forever grateful for the faculty and staff who helped me get to where I am today (a reporter!!! In real life!!!) #Terps #MerrillMade
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