The Shell
November 2019 Alumni Newsletter
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Featured Gallery
Fall Gatherings
Alumni welcomed in the fall by gathering together at events on campus and around the world.
Featured Video
School of Public Policy Building Groundbreaking Ceremony
A New Home for Public Policy is Coming to UMD
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Alumni Profile
Terp Profile
Alum Taps Into Hometown's History
Historic Preservation Grad Opens Cooperative Pub Honoring Prohibition’s Namesake
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UMD Does Light City
UMD Does Light City
Thursday, Nov. 7 | 6-8:30 p.m.
Baltimore, MD

Show your support for Charm City during its annual Light City Festival and celebrate the arts with fellow Terps at the top of the Rusty Scupper. Reconnect and mingle with alumni as you take in the sights all around the harbor, while enjoying special entertainment and glow displays of our own that highlight the UMD community. Afterwards, we will explore the sights with a walking tour. Registration for this event is FREE for Alumni Association members.
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Alumni Holdiay Party
Alumni Holiday Party
Thursday, Dec. 5 | 6-8:30 p.m.
Bethesda, MD

The University of Maryland Alumni Association will be kicking off the holiday season with a fun and festive holiday party. Don't miss your chance to join fellow alumni to grab a drink, catch up and celebrate the holidays!

Tickets include heavy hors d'oeuvres and an open bar; registration is FREE for Alumni Association members. Thank you to John Adams, member of Congressional Country Club for being our venue host.
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Click here for a full listing of upcoming Alumni Association events.
Membership Is All About You
We're celebrating the 30th anniversary of your Alumni Association and it's all about YOU. Join in the party by becoming a member of the University of Maryland Alumni Association.
Not only will you receive a throwback Testudo T-shirt when you join by Dec. 31, you’ll also unlock access to the newest member benefit: FREE events* throughout the year!
LIMITED TIME: Save 30% off lifetime member rates when you join by Dec. 31. Already a member? Consider upgrading to save on lifetime membership. As a lifetime member, your name will be engraved on the Frann G. & Eric S. Francis Lifetime Member Wall.
*University of Maryland Alumni Association members receive free entry to select events hosted by the Alumni Association. Lifetime member names will be engraved in the fall of 2020.
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Tanzania Safari
Tanzania Safari
June 29 - July 10, 2020
Embark on a luxury safari in spectacular Tanzania on this nine-night adventure. Come face to face with elephants, zebras, lions and more with the help of expert guides in Serengeti, Tarangire and Ngorongoro wildlife parks. Explore the archaeological wonders of Oldupai Gorge, learn about the Masai people and savor an authentic bush lunch!
Travel with Terps
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UMD Right Now - The Honorable James R. Clapper to Address UMD’s 2019 Winter Graduates
UMD Right Now - University of Maryland Welcomes Patricia “Patty” A. Perillo as Vice President for Student Affairs
Maryland Today - Turnout Turnaround: New Report Shows Student Voting at Maryland Doubled From 2014 to 2018 Elections
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Pop Quiz
November means the last bursts of fall foliage. Which tree is the most prevalent on campus?
  1. American Elm
  2. Japanese Maple
  3. Willow Oak
  4. Weeping Willow
  5. Sugar Maple
Submit Your Answer
Three Terps who respond correctly will be randomly selected to win a fleece Maryland alumni scarf.
Bonnie Bernstein via Instagram
#ThankfulThursday So meaningful to gather with three generations of #Terps alumnae in NYC at an incredible space called Luminary, built by one of our own, Cate Luzio (‘97). Sharing stories of success, hardship, inspiration... offering insight and advice to some of our younger alumnae... this is what our Terps network is all about! [ more]
Abby Vogel Robinson via Twitter
Great @Maryland_Alumni event today at @ButlersOrchard!







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