University of Maryland Alumni Association | Stay Fearless
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July 2021 Alumni Newsletter
A Vision for Terp Connectedness, profile of Jeff Rivest
Featured Story
A Vision for Terp Connectedness
After an unprecedented year and a half, incoming Alumni Association Board President Jeff Rivest '75 shares his goals for a future of ongoing connectedness.
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Video: 2021 En-TERP-reneur Conference Recap
Featured Video
2021 EnTERPreneur Conference Recap
Recorded Sessions Offer Resources to Help Businesses Thrive, and include Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown M.P.M. '97
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Terp's Persistence Wins Pulitzer
Terp Profile
Terp's Persistence Wins Pulitzer
BuzzFeed News Investigation Exposing Detention Camps in China Takes Journalism's Top Prize
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How to Plan a (Post-COVID) Wedding | Virtual Wedding Panel Discussion | Thursday, July 15 | Noon EDT
How to Plan a (Post-COVID) Wedding
Thursday, July 15 | Noon EDT
WIN A DREAM WEDDING! Calling all COVID couples and newly engaged: Hear from wedding and event experts on how to plan a wedding post-pandemic. One lucky attendee will win a huge wedding package courtesy of our panel, including the wedding venue rental, hotel accomodations for the newlyweds and much more.

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A Celebration of Terps: Featuring the Maryland Awards
Nominate an Inspiring Terp
Returning next spring, A Celebration of Terps: Featuring the Maryland Awards will celebrate and honor the achievements of seven outstanding Terps. The Maryland Awards recognize fearless alumni who have risen to the highest levels of public service, launched successful companies and made groundbreaking discoveries, and who represent Terp pride.
Nominations for all seven award categories are being accepted through July 16: Alumni Association Hall of Fame Inductee, President's Award, Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, Spirit of Maryland Award, Tyser Gottwals Award, Elaine Johnson Coates Award and the Do Good Award.
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Terps Together: The University of Maryland Alumni Association Cookbook
Terps Together: The University of Maryland Alumni Association Cookbook
Enjoy a taste of Maryland wherever you are with the first-ever University of Maryland Alumni Association cookbook, on sale now. This collection of recipes features regional and family favorites submitted by Terps across the country. Get cooking this summer with Terp pride. Purchase your copy for just $25 (+ free shipping), while supplies last.
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Job Openings, From The Terrapins Connect Job Board
Aurora Energy, a solar trailblazer looking to change the nature of energy consumption, is searching for a Solar (PV) Construction Manager.
Boehringer Ingelheim, an innovative family-owned company aiming to improve the quality of life for both humans and animals, is looking for a Director, Transactions & Contract Management.
QPS, a company looking to make pharmaceutical breakthroughs around the world, is searching for a BA MD/MV Senior Research Scientist.
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An Alumni Legislator's Roots Began at UMD
An Alumni Legislator's Roots Began at UMD
Wanika Fisher '10 has never hesitated to speak out, whether as an active undergraduate at the University of Maryland, a lawyer defending her clients, a Maryland state delegate fighting for residents of Prince George's County or a member of the University of Maryland Alumni Association striving to strengthen the organization.
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UMD Band at Gameday Tailgate at the Riggs Alumni Center
Come Tailgate with Us
Are you ready for some football? Host your own game day tailgate at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, conveniently located right next to Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium. Choose from a variety of premium event spaces, catering and bar options to get you and your crew ready to cheer on the Terps.
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Student Rubbing Testudo's Nose | Preserve Maryland Tradition
An ice cream cone from the Maryland Dairy, a dip into the ODK Fountain and a rub of Testudo's nose for good luck. These are just some of the traditions that make Maryland special.
Your University of Maryland Alumni Association is uniquely positioned to help preserve Maryland traditions and boost your Terp pride through membership.
By becoming a member in the Alumni Association, you'll unlock members-only benefits and have exclusive opportunities to show your love for the black and gold.
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University of Maryland Alumni Association branded travel microfiber towel and insulated can cooler
Cool off this summer and show off your love for Maryland with your choice of a 24" x 60" travel microfiber towel or insulated can cooler as a thank you for your membership.
Become a member by Sept. 30, 2021 to receive your gift. Choice of gift while supplies last. One gift per membership.
Travel with Terps: Basque Country. Biarritz, France
Basque Country: Spain and France May 1422, 2022
Delight in a seven-night, first-class adventure through Basque Spain and France from your home base in beautiful San Sebastián, Spain’s culinary capital. Discover the chic beach resort of Biarritz and explore French Basque culture in St-Jean-de-Luz, Espelette and Bayonne. In Spain, enjoy dinner and conversation with local Basques, tour the Bilbao Guggenheim and stroll the streets of Hemingway's Pamplona.
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UMDRightNow – University of Maryland Names Dr. Samuel Graham, Jr. Dean of the Clark School of Engineering
Maryland Today – Seven Alums Named University Foundation Trustees
Maryland Today – An Aca-Accomplishment
Maryland Today – Tour the New Home of Terps Football
Stay plugged into the Maryland experience with a free subscription to Maryland Today, the university's daily e-digest of stories, announcements and other information about student life, the latest research and events that everyone's talking about.
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Stay active. Stay informed. Stay Connected.
How do you stay fearless? Share your pictures with us on social media!
Pop Quiz
close up of an Ice Cream Cone with strawberry and vanilla scoops
July is National Ice Cream Month. In what year did UMD begin producing its own now-famous ice cream?
  1. 1856
  2. 1900
  3. 1924
  4. 1965
  5. 1993
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Three Terps who respond correctly will be randomly selected to win an Alumni Association notebook.
Wynné Briscoe Profile
Wynné Briscoe via Instagram
Wynné Briscoe wearing a UMD shirt and baseball cap
Always reppin my UMD! Go Terps! University of Maryland Alumni
@univofmaryland @maryland_alumni @somd_terps @blackterpalumni
Danielle (Earls) Miller Profile
Danielle (Earls) Miller via Instagram
Danielle (Earls) Miller's Terp Baby wearing a red UMD onesie!
Dreaming about being a future Terp one day!




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