Rubbing Testudo's nose. Rushing the court after whipping Duke. Pulling all-nighters at Club McKeldin or Hornbake. You had great times as a Maryland student, but graduation doesn't have to end your connection to UMD. As an alum, you can make new memories with fellow Terps. Tailgates, wine tastings, cultural events and career-boosting networking opportunities—the University of Maryland Alumni Association offers all this and much more. So whether you left Maryland 50 years or 50 days ago, welcome back! No matter where you go in life, you're always a Terp!


UMD's Terp Farm Fills Bellies and Minds with Good Stuff

The University of Maryland is a diverse place. And thanks to the Terp Farm, that applies not just to the student body, but also the watermelon, kale, squash and other vegetables being grown on campus. Read more.

President Loh Named to Power 100 2015: Heavy Hitters List

Wallace Loh refuses to stand idly by — or let the university do the same. Under his guidance, the school is making a huge push to grow into a technology hub, even as it works to improve College Park, not only on campus (a new hotel is planned) but off campus as well. Read more.

Terps Named Best College Sports Fans in the D.C. Area

For University of Maryland senior Alexander Jonesi, what separates Maryland from other schools is its history of sporting success, the dedication of its fans and that state flag, which is emblazoned on team uniforms and on fans' hearts. Read more.

Alumni Spotlight

Queen of Decluttering

You might look with dread at those countless condiments in the fridge, children's toys scattered around your living room and piles of papers in your office. Natalie Schrier '98 fires up her label maker. Read more ...
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Saving the Mighty Honey Bee

Massive honey bee die-offs threaten our food production, but entomology Assistant Professor Dennis vanEngelsdorp is leading a group of UMD and national researchers to find a way to save these important pollinators. Watch Now. Watch now.

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