Janet Fofang portrait


Roots of STEM

Engineering Educator Works to Bring Tech Education to Cameroon

Justin Lee photographing a snake


Scales of Success

Undergrad IDs Two New Gecko Species, Just His Latest Reptilian Discovery

Jars of layered desserts from Jars by Dani


A Jarring Success

Alum Builds Business on Layered Desserts

Candidates at Democratic debate


Op/Ed: Look to the Democratic Left for Rethinking of Taxing, Spending Policies

Education Policy Professor Advocates for Modern "New Deal," Expanded Government Role

"Does It Fart?" cover art


A Whiff of a Bestseller?

New Book Introduces Kids to Animal Science—Through Flatulence

Stonewall riot


Stonewall at 50

Watershed Moment in Gay Rights Movement Still Resonates, Expert Says

Bo Peep, Joy, Mater and Kevin


A Character Sketch

Animation Leader on "Toy Story 4" Explains Thinking Behind Some of Your Favorite Pixar Stars



3 Alums Named University Foundation Trustees

Terps Elected to Help Advise President, Promote UMD

Phil Costa playing football for Maryland


A New Kind of Playbook

Alum, 100+ Elite Athletes Offer Advice for Transitioning Out of Sports

McKeldin Library


Veteran Library Administrator Named Dean of University Libraries

Adriene Lim Comes From University of Oregon; Will Focus on Efficiency and Service to Campus

Images from the 1969 Terrapin yearbook


"The Year of Diversity, Rebellion, Contrast"

1969 Graduates Remember Historic Time of Protests, the Draft … and Streaking



Growing Concerns

Full legalization of marijuana is often considered inevitable. But as the industry takes off, Terp entrepreneurs and academics alike are still wrestling with the implications.

Yankee Stadium


Out of the Park

Alum’s New Book Traces the Yankees' Role in Popular Culture

Jerome Quenum


Guaranteed Connection

Medalist Honors Late Father With Career Pursuit as More Than 8,200 Terps Graduate Next Week

Tee shot


Taking the Golf World by Storm

Alum Who Survived Golf Course Lightning Strike Now Manages Tournament Promoting Diversity in Sport

Fountain by Kirwan Hall


Two Faculty Members Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Public Policy's Rosina M. Bierbaum and Geology's James Farquhar Honored for Research Achievements

Eugene Stiltner MBA ‘17


Getting Sober, Delivering Fun

Alum’s Initiative Focuses on Hobbies, Recreation to Encourage Recovery

Voyager buckle


Space Capsules

Alum Tracks Down NASA Goddard History as Center’s Founding Archivist

Courtney Clark Pastrick speaks at the podium


Courtney Clark Pastrick Named Honorary Co-chair for Fearless Ideas Campaign

Longtime UMD Supporter to Help in Effort to Raise $1.5B

Celebration of Terps collage, including headshots of Elaine Johnson Coates '59, Florent "Flo" Groberg ‘06, V. Raymond Ferrara ‘70, Jonathan Fix '16, Anne S.K. Turkos, Linda Powers ’15 and Steve Leonard '78


A Celebration to Remember

Seven Terps to Receive Maryland Awards Tonight



Millennials and the Saving-Too-Little Myth

Finance Professor Says Don’t Panic Over Generation’s Fiscal Future

M Gate


Faculty Members Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Michele J. Gelfand and Frances E. Lee to be Inducted in October

Social Justice Day

Arts & Culture

A Balancing Actress

"Orange Is the New Black" Co-star/Immigration Activist Speaks as Part of Social Justice Day 

Eric Swalwell on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert"


From the SGA to the White House?

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell, a 2003 Grad, Announces Candidacy for President

Mike Busch speaking


Legacy of a Lawmaker

Experts, Alums in Legislature Reflect on 33-year Tenure of Maryland House Speaker, and What Comes Next

Sureka Khandagle


Orchestrating Aid

Alum Leading Disaster Response After Deadly Cyclone Hits Africa

Office Space screengrab with Jennifer Aniston, manager


An Operational "Shift"

Alum’s Company Lowers Employee Turnover in Restaurants

Aly Raisman


Fiercely Motivated

Gymnast Aly Raisman Shares Story as Olympics Star, Voice for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Barney Frank


A Frank Discussion

Former Congressman Talks Economy, Political Career

Robert Wiedmaier


"We’re Not Just Selling Food, We’re Selling an Experience"

Terp Chef Behind D.C. Restaurant Group in Running for James Beard Award

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