Warmer Weather (Finally!) Brings Students Outside to Enjoy a Brightened Campus
Photo by John T. Consoli
As students blow bubbles on McKeldin Mall, nap in hammocks and even wade in the ODK Fountain, the icy precipitation that fell over the weekend is a distant memory.
The welcome warmth has also created a rainbow of colors across campus, as University of Maryland-red tulips bloom by the sundial, the last of the cherry blossoms hang on by Reckord Armory, and the M creates the perfect graduation photo backdrop, filled with bright yellow pansies. It’s no wonder all of UMD’s 1,300+ acres are considered an arboretum.
Check out this spring gallery, then get outside and enjoy the weather!
Cherry blossoms frame the red “M” at Turner Hall. (Photo by Stephanie S. Cordle)
Freshmen Kelly Neagglys (left), an education major, and Precious Ogu, majoring in sociology, show their approval of the suddenly-balmy weather on McKeldin Mall. (Photo by John T. Consoli)
Flowering trees line walking paths throughout campus. (Photo by John T. Consoli)
A group of senior civil and environmental engineering students relax and study together on the Mall before an exam on the Mall. (Photo by John T. Consoli)
Cristina Czochanski ’22 and Jillian Weinman ’22 hang out in a hammock while chatting with a friend. (Photo by John T. Consoli)
Bright red tulips match the UMD-red outfits of students walking across the Mall. (Photo by John T. Consoli)
Onlookers cheer on Basil Christian ’23 as he cools off in the ODK Fountain while a friend times his run to the end of the fountain and back: 53 seconds! (Photo by John T. Consoli)
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