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Karen Shih ’09

Karen Shih has come full circle from her toddler days, when she lived with her parents in University of Maryland graduate housing. She's written for a variety of schools, including Brandeis University, Tufts University and Perkins School for the Blind, and she's always ready to cover the next great food or animal story.


Old but Young

Biology Professor’s Research Helps Children with Rare Aging Disease

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Playing Princess

Alumna Brings Disney’s Magic to Millions

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Lauren Bork

The Joy of Jumping

Sophomore’s Skill Takes Her from Sidewalks to World Cup

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3-D Printing

A New Day for 3-D

Alums’ Mini Printer Kickstarter Raises $3.4 Million

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Brooks Gabel

Three Little Words

Senior’s Social Networking Site Connects Those In the Process of Coming Out

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Belgian Creamer

A Passion for Preservation

Architecture Alumna Restores Historic Embassies, Residences and More

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A CHAMPion for Military Families

Student’s Nonprofit Provides Babysitting for Kids, Activities for Parents

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Titi Branch

Catching the Curly Wave

Alum’s Natural Hair Line Embraces Texture and Curls

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Cracking the Girl Code

New Center Seeks to Boost Falling Number of Women in Computer Science

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Engineering a Better Beer

Alum Champions Sustainability Throughout Brewing World

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Nikki Chung

Power From Down Under

Elite Australian Gymnast Brings World-class Talent to UMD Squad

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Imprint on History

Imprint on History

Student’s Fossil Discovery Sheds Light on Plant Evolution—and a Civil War Tragedy

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