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The Shell
November 2021 Alumni Newsletter
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NEW: Terp Business Directory
Calling all Terp business owners and executives! Did you know that the University of Maryland has almost 400,000 living alumni? Join the new Terp Referral Exchange Business Directory to promote your business to potential clients and customers.
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Fearless to the Finish: UMD Reaches Historic $1.5B Goal
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Fearless to the Finish: UMD Reaches Historic $1.5B Goal
Thanks to the generosity of 117,046 alums and friends, UMD is proud to announce the achievement of its ambitious $1.5 billion goal for Fearless Ideas: The Campaign for Maryland, the largest and most successful campaign in its 165-year history and the largest fundraising campaign by a public institution in the history of the state of Maryland.
Adding New Tires to Your Career: Getting Back on Track
Nov. 3 | Noon–1 p.m. EDT
Join Alison Cardy '06 as she guides you through the five key practices you need to create career opportunities.
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Terps Virtual Wine Tasting
Nov. 18 | 7–8:30 p.m. EST
Enjoying wine is easy, but communicating about what you taste can be a challenge. That's why professionals use a simple sensory checklist to assess a few key wine traits using four of our five senses. Join the University of Maryland Alumni Association and Shelley Goldlum '73, who will take us through a three-course tasting.
University of Maryland Alumni Association Leadership Conference Awards
And the Winner Is...
The Volunteer Leadership Conference, which took place on Oct. 29, gathered alumni network leaders from across the country to educate, engage and celebrate their accomplishments. This year, we presented six awards to volunteers and networks for their hard work and dedication to the university and the Alumni Association.
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UMD Champions
UMD Champions
This free Maryland bragging program is the perfect opportunity to share your UMD pride with the world. We send you curated and tailored pride points about Maryland, and you simply click to share with your social networks.
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Job Openings, From The Terrapins Connect Job Board
Mettler Toledo, offering precision instruments and services for many applications, is in search of a service product specialist.
Carter Intralogistics, a warehouse automation products and solutions provider, is searching for an applications engineering manager.
D.E. Shaw Research, a global investment and technology development firm, is searching for a senior associate in the office of the COO.
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Membership Helps You Connect
Your Alumni Association is truly yours: It's the one resource to connect you with fellow Terps, prepare you for new opportunities, and strengthen your legacy and alma mater.
Membership will help you connect with:
  • Terps in your industry to help you further your career with programs like Terrapins Connect and the Alumni Directory,
  • Those friends you miss from your college days through tailgates, virtual programming and networking events,
  • Current students—the future Terp workforce—through mentorship, and
  • The university through your free subscription to Terp magazine and Inside the Shell, your members-only newsletter, and much more.
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Plus, when you join by Dec. 31, you’ll receive this long-sleeve alumni shirt.
Become a member by Dec. 31, 2021 to receive your gift. One gift per membership.
Basque Country: Spain and France
Basque Country: Spain and France
May 14-22, 2022
Delight in a seven-night, first-class adventure through Basque Spain and France from your home base in beautiful San Sebastin, 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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UMD Right Now – University of Maryland Dedicates Pyon-Chen Residence Hall
Maryland Today – Homecoming Retakes the Field
Maryland Today – Alum Who Helps Lead NASA’s Mars Exploration to Receive Hispanic Heritage Award
Maryland Today – Letters of Hope and Familiarity
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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Pop Quiz
Aerial view of Hornbake Plaza and Frederick Douglass Square from the roof of Hornbake Library with students walking and fall foliage.
Thanksgiving weekend marks the anniversary of the Great Fire of 1912, which destroyed much of the campus. Which still-existing building on campus survived the fire?
  1. Preinkert Field House
  2. Marie Mount Hall
  3. Wicomico Hall
  4. Morrill Hall
  5. Shoemaker Hall
Submit Your Answer
Three Terps who respond correctly will be randomly selected to win a set of Maryland notecards and magnet.
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Shelly Gray via Twitter
Terps Against Hunger Volunteers
Our virtue of the month @LBECDC is community. It was a fulfilling day participating in Terps Against Hunger with @umterps students and @Maryland_Alumni alumni. #DoGood #LeadByExample
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ushiesays via Instagram
UMD alumni friends enjoying a crabfeast together
Maryland babes in the ATL. There are a lot of #UMD alumni living in Atlanta. Building community is easy over crabs and beer
#Terps #marylandalumni #umdalumni #crabfeast
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