The Shell
May 2019 Alumni Newsletter
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Terp Traditions
April brought together alumni across the nation to celebrate Terp traditions: Maryland Day, Doing Good and having fun.
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Building Dedication
Introducing the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering
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Alumni Profile
Alumni Profile
Taking the Golf World by Storm
Alum Manages Tournament Promoting Diversity in Sport
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Celebration of Terps Award Winners
From left, Steve Leonard '78, Elaine Johnson Coates '59, Anne S K. Turkos, Linda Powers '15, V. Raymond Ferrara '70, Florent "Flo" Groberg '06 and Jonathan Fix '16 accept their awards at A Celebration of Terps.
A Celebration of Terps: Featuring the Maryland Awards
More than 260 alumni and friends came out to recognize and celebrate seven outstanding awardees at A Celebration of Terps: Featuring the Maryland Awards on April 26. This event held at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center was filled with excitement, inspiration and motivation to continue the lifelong pride of being a Terp. This annual celebration, the Alumni Association’s marquee event in the D.C. metro area, recognizes some of our brightest and boldest Terps, and bestows a few of the university’s highest honors.
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Terrapin Taste Fest
Terrapin Taste Fest
Saturday, June 2, 2019
Baltimore, MD
Join us for the first-ever Terrapin Taste Fest—a street festival event featuring some of the best Terp-owned vendors in Maryland!
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An Offer This Good Only Comes Along Every 30 Years
Celebrate our 30th anniversary by joining the Alumni Association as a member for only $30. Better yet, join as a lifetime member and save 30% off the standard rate. Plus, join by June 30 and receive this commemorative anniversary pin.
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Awe-Inspiring Antarctica
January 2–14, 2020
Discover the thriving culture of Buenos Aires and ride the "Train at the End of the World" in Ushuaia. Travel the majestic Drake Passage, look for gentoo penguins in the South Shetland Islands and explore the wildlife of the Antarctic Peninsula. See the peaks of Cape Horn and sail between glaciers in the Beagle Channel.
SPECIAL OFFER: Book by 6/28/2019 and save!
Travel with Terps
Washington Business Journal - Sneak Peek Inside UMD's New Computer Science Building
UMD Right Now - University of Maryland Graduation Rate Among Top Ten in the Nation
WTOP - 'Earth-shattering': Drone Delivers Kidney for Transplant Over Baltimore
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Pop Quiz
May is commencement time at UMD. How many bachelor’s degrees were conferred in Spring 2018?
  1. 4,580
  2. 4,836
  3. 5,207
  4. 5,429
  5. 5,821
Three Terps who respond correctly will each win a Maryland Day T-shirt and bag.
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Grace Kim Bacon via Instagram
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Another great #MarylandDay at our alma mater! Volunteering is important to Ian and myself and we have developed a love for @terpsagainsthunger and will continue to contribute for many years to come. | #ForeverTerps #UMDAlumni
Vibrate_higher1 via Instagram
Back on my old stomping grounds! #marylandday #familyfun #goterps
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