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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.


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Ready to Roll

New Terps Arrive Prepared and Pumped at Move-in, Weekend Events

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Lessons for the Littlest Terps

Center for Young Children’s Students Trek Across Campus to Understand the World

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D.C. History by the Forkful

Anthropology Alum’s Food Tour Dishes Out Tales From ‘Black Broadway,’ Taste of Immigrant Culinary Traditions

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Summ-AR Immersion

Using Emerging Tech, Students Create Innovative Art, Interactive Games in Incubator Program

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Alum at the Center of a ‘Barbie’ World

On Eve of Movie’s Opening, 5 Fantastic Facts About the Grad in Charge at Mattel

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Why Is Everyone Joining Threads?

Twitter’s New Rival Surges Despite Snags. A UMD Social Media Expert Explains Why.

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Party Queen, Behind the Scenes

Alum Highlights Black Chefs, Artists at NYC-Based Event Agency

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Think Dating Is Hard? Alumna Tries ‘Swiping America’

New Max Streaming Show Features Four Thirty-Somethings Navigating Eight Cities in Search of Love

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Tutoring Group Wins Zipcar’s Students With Drive Challenge

Peer to Peer Will Expand Offerings to Include In-Person Teaching, Field Trips, Cultural Exchanges

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What Do ‘Yew’ Know About UMD Trees?

Go Out on a Limb to Guess the Oldest, Tallest and Most Delicious

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From Stolen Girdles to Gym Class Weigh-Ins, a 94-Year-Old Looks Back

Alum’s Letters Offer Peek Into the Oddities of Post-WWII Student Life

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Get Ticks Off, Not Ticked Off

Wildlife Ecologist Explains How to Stay Safe Outdoors This Summer

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