APS seal made out of stamps


Collecting a New Generation’s Stamp of Approval

Alum Seeks to Make American Philatelic Society Relevant—Even Cool—to More Diverse Members

Patty Perillo portrait


A Terp Returns to a New Kind of Campus Life

Student Affairs VP Navigates Challenges of Connection During COVID

Audrey Wilke ’20 portrait


A Commitment to Leveling the Field

With Funding From National Award, Recent Grad Aims to Create Guide for Disability-inclusive Landscape Design

Thomas P. Mauriello portrait


Crime Scene Investigation? There’s an App for That

Longtime Lecturer Creates Mobile Solution to Help Law Enforcement Avoid Critical Sleuthing Errors

Holly Hagen ’89 makes capes at sewing machine


Creating Capes for a Cause

Alum Launches Fundraiser to Help Baltimore Kids Discover Their Inner Hero

N.K. Jemisin M.Ed. ’97 portrait


Alum Known for Novels of Distant Future Earns MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’

Through Speculative Fiction, Lauded Author N.K. Jemisin M.Ed. ’97 Turns Lens on Present-day Inequality

Osvaldo Gutierrez writes on a whiteboard


‘I Still Consider Myself Undocumented’

From Mexico to College Park, Professor Finds His Path and Tries to Lead Others to Academic Excellence

Jeremy Shuler portrait


UMD Welcomes 16-year-old Ph.D. Student

Cornell’s Youngest Grad Enrolls to Study Particle Physics

Colin Phillips running


Locally Run Marathon Becomes Globally Watched Experience

Professor’s Virtual Run Brings Together Community for BBC Appearance


An Artist’s Vision in ‘World Beyond’

When Not Making Ghastly Sets on ‘Walking Dead’ Spinoff, Alum Crafts Eye-popping Costumes

Marin Alsop headshot


Trailblazing Conductor Appointed First-Ever Music Director of UMD's National Orchestral Institute + Festival

Marin Alsop Will Innovate Programming, Conduct Multiple Concerts and Mentor Emerging Musicians

Closeup of Dr. Bodison speaking on the phone while wearing a mask


Testing Time for Leader in Campus COVID Fight

Keeping Terps Safe Means Long Days, Hard Calls for Interim Health Center Director

Exterior of Van Munching Hall


University of Texas Innovation Leader Tapped as Dean of Robert H. Smith School of Business

Known for Big Ideas, New Initiatives, Prabhudev Konana to Take Helm on Jan. 2

Rita Colwell works in a lab


Double Infection Fighter

With Quiet Resolve, a Scientist Who Changed the World’s Understanding of Cholera Stands Up to Her Field’s Sexism

Flowers and notes surround a photo of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a memorial outside the Supreme Court


From Breaking the Glass Ceiling to Shattering Stereotypes

Scholar of Supreme Court Lists 5 Legacies of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Darryll J. Pines portrait


9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About President Pines

His Modest Beginnings, Boyhood Heroes, Futuristic Research and Plans to Tackle ‘Grand Challenges’


Up the Bay With a Paddle—and a Mission

Alum to Stand-up Paddle Entire Length of Chesapeake Bay to Support Oyster Recovery Partnership


‘The Heart of Why We Do What We Do’

Terp CEO Named to Fortune's 40 Under 40 Working to Raise Diversity in Public Health


EY CEO to Maryland Smith: Value Stakeholders, Not Just Shareholders

Carmine Di Sibio Shares 5 Tips for Terps Seeking to Enter Corporate World


Major Mentalist Moxie

Alum Reads—and Boggles—Minds on ‘America’s Got Talent,’ Winning Spot in Semifinals

Alicia and Hobie Cohen stand near a 3D printer


From Legos to Facemasks

Terp Uses 3D Printer to Fuel New Charity

Kim Johnson M.Ed. ’03 and "This Is My America" book


Whose America?

Alum’s Debut Mystery Novel Examines Racial Equity in Legal System

Illustration of a boy and a girl receiving virtual tutoring


A Teaching Moment Amid the Pandemic

Terps’ Free K–12 Tutoring Service Gets High Marks From Parents, Kids

Dominique Dawes portrait


Former Olympic Gymnast Takes the Next Leap

Medal-Winning Alum’s New Academy Aims to Build Kids’ Confidence, Self-Esteem


Faces on the Frontline

Physician Alum Turns to Instagram to Showcase the Heroes of COVID-19


Pop Quiz With the New President

As Pines Begins His New Role, Our Q&A Shows a Leader Who’s Inspirational, Techy—and a Trekker

Seven people wearing masks hold up donated smart devices at Howard University Hospital


Keeping Connected Through COVID-19

Alum Leads Local Effort to Donate Smartphones, Laptops, Tablets to Facilities Treating Virus Patients

Sewing machine


Masked Crusader

Terp Builds Website to Connect People to Local Mask Makers

Cherry blossoms by steeple


Alum, UMD Parent Named University Foundation Trustees

Foundation Trustees Elected to Boost Philanthropic Support, Advise University Leadership

Screengrab of Poorna Jagannathan '96 sitting at the dinner table on Netflix show "Never Have I Ever"

Arts & Culture

Showing Strong Character in Netflix Hit

Three Terps Appear in New Series ‘Never Have I Ever’

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