DJ/remixer/producer Tracy Young

Arts & Culture

‘Rising’ to the Grammys

Terp DJ Is First Female Producer to Earn Nomination—and Win—for Best Remixed Recording

Illustration of Ethan Brown grilling burgers, surrounded by cows and burgers growing on trees


Growing Beyond Meat

A Terp Started the Country’s Leading Plant-based Meat Company to Upend How We Eat

Somara Theodore


Sunny Outlook for New Broadcast Meteorology Class

TV’s Somara Theodore Opens Window Into Translating Science for Viewers

Torrey Smith as a Terp


Moving On, But Staying in the Game

Winter Commencement 2019 Speakers to Include Former Terps, Ravens Standout Torrey Smith

Bita Riazi


A Winding Journey Completed

Student Commencement Speaker Finishes Longtime Goal of Graduating From UMD

Collage of book covers, including With the Fire on High, Hurry Up and Relax, Felon, An Anonymous Girl, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball, The Capital of Basketball and more


Season’s Readings

15 Terp Titles for the Book Lovers on Your List

Cecile Richards


‘Making Good Trouble’

Progressive Leader Cecile Richards to Discuss Life as an Activist in Campus Visit

Kim Building


Engineers Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

New Inductees Are Latest of Six UMD Faculty Recognized by NAI for ‘Prolific Spirit of Innovation’

Collage of photos of IAP students at various events


Incentive to Succeed

Alumni Couple’s Gift Supports Baltimore City Students

University of Maryland gate


Recent Graduate Awarded National Mitchell Scholarship

Former SGA President A.J. Pruitt Named 1 of 12 Winners to Pursue Graduate Study in Ireland

Lauren Filocco teaches at Open Barre


Raising the Barre

From Freshmen to Senior Citizens, Alum’s Local Fitness Studio Caters to All

Legacy Leaders at the Maryland Statehouse, 2017


‘Repurposed, Not Retired’

Former Dean, Partner Make Gift Supporting Program That Offers Retirees an Opportunity to Give Back Through Service to the State

Starry view of Yosemite


Virtual Valley

Alum’s Website Uses VR to Bring You Yosemite’s Splendors

Innovation Hall of Fame illustrated headshots


A Fearless (Tele)Visionary

Clark School Adds Key TV Tech Figure to Innovation Hall of Fame

Richard Dickson ’90 with Mattel toys


Innovation House

Terp Alum, Now Mattel’s President and COO, Blends Art and Science to Create Joy

Lexi Duda leaps in the air with a baton at practice


Twirling Talent

MSOM’s Feature Twirler Holds World Champion Titles

Patrons enjoy the atmosphere at the Bluenose Gopher, a cooperative pub that has become a community gathering point.


Alum Taps Into Hometown’s History

Historic Preservation Grad Opens Cooperative Pub Honoring Prohibition’s Namesake

Georgina Dodge


‘Be Here Now’

New VP for Diversity and Inclusion Brings Background and Balance to Role

James R. Clapper '63 speaks at a podium


Former National Intelligence Director James R. Clapper ’63 Named Commencement Speaker

UMD ROTC Graduate, Retired General Has Become Author, Commentator on U.S. Policy

Punk rock-like photo illustration of John Davis ’99


Hardcore Collector

Archivist Chronicles D.C. Punk Pandemonium

Alex Trebek and Steven Reich on the set of Jeopardy!


From Local Trivia Nights to the Big Stage

Graduate Student Competes on ‘Jeopardy!’

Stock image of hands holding pink breast cancer ribbon


Living On in Pink

Breast Cancer Foundation Started by Terp Makes Final Gift—to UMD Public Health Researchers

Fiona Jardine


Information Pump

Doctoral Student Shares Lactation Research (Fast Yet Thoroughly!) for International Three Minute Thesis Competition

C. Leisure, who goes by the derby name AnnaHell Lee (center, green helmet), watches from the sidelines of a scrimmage at Michael & Son Sportsplex


Terp Derby Athletes Take the Fast Track

Staffer, Graduate Student Clobber, Connect in Rockville League

Andrea Chamblee stands next to a photo of John McNamara in her home


Navigating Grief, Widow of Mass Shooting Victim Finishes His Final Book

Andrea Chamblee ’83 Honors Reporter John McNamara ’83 by Entering World of D.C. High School Basketball, Taking up Gun Reform

Stills from "Survivor" of Noura Salman '04 and Chelsea Walker '13


From Maryland to Marooned

Two Alums Compete on New Season of ‘Survivor’

Image from "The Boondocks"


Deep in ‘The Boondocks’

Twenty Years Later, Alum’s Comic Creation Still Hits Hard—and Prepares for Revival on HBO

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

Maryland Today is produced by the Office of Strategic Communications for the University of Maryland community weekdays during the academic year, except for university holidays.

Faculty, staff and students receive the daily Maryland Today enewsletter. To be added to the subscription list, sign up here: