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Simon Levin Ph.D. ’64

Alumni Excellence Awards: Terp Research Award Winner Simon Levin Ph.D. ’64

Levin is a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Princeton University, where he is director of the Center for BioComplexity in the High Meadows Environmental...
Charles Fefferman '66

Alumni Excellence Awards: Terp Research Award Winner Charles Fefferman '66

As a 14-year-old math and physics major at Maryland, Charles Fefferman '66 got more than his share of double takes from classmates.
Sara Bittner' (UMD Class of 2019) talks about her new book in this Terp Writer's Corner piece

Unraveling the Secrets of the Pharaohs - Sara Bittner's 'Child of Ra'

Sara Bittner ‘19, a Computer Science major turned author, has been writing since before she was 13. Her novel, “Child of Ra”, was her first time putting her work out for others...
Michaela Taylor '18 professional headshot photo

Mentor Monday - Michaela Taylor ’18

Welcome to Mentor Monday, where we highlight impressive alumni who have been recognized as standout mentors to fellow Terps on UMD’s mentorship and networking platform,...
Headshots of Scott Weaver M.S. ’03, Ph.D. ’07 (left) and Steve Ambrose ’76 (right)

Alums Take on Climate Change

Two Maryland alums are tackling the challenges posed by wildfires in their research to solve the climate crisis.
Thomas Hong ’2020, Alexandra Givan ’16, Rachel Lipman ’15 and Derek Xiao ’19 posing for a photo at Terps Under 30

How to be Fearless: Learning from our Terps Under 30

On the evening of April 3, the University of Maryland Alumni Association and Student Alumni Leadership Council hosted their annual ‘Terps Under 30’ event, which featured four...
Photo of Terp Research Award Nominee Dr. Merdad Parsey

Alumni Excellence Awards: Terp Research Award Winner Dr. Merdad Parsey

In the nascent days of the COVID-19 global pandemic, doctors and medical researchers were scrambling to understand what treatments could help stop the effects of the deadly...
Betty Hsuan and husband at UMD football game

A Recipe for Affection

Betty Wang ’96 and Hsuan Ou ’97 are fond of giving Cupid a taste of the Asian American experience.
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Research Award: Dr. Kathleen Maletic Neuzil ’83

Dr. Kathleen Neuzil ’83 The Myron M. Levine, MD, DTPH, Professor in Vaccinology, director of the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health and chief of the division of...
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Rising Terp Award: Akash Magoon ’18

Akash Magoon ’18 Co-founder, Nayya A UMD computer science alum, Magoon co-founded Nayya to help employees choose and enroll in health benefits and then engage with their health...
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Rising Terp Award: Matthew Hollister ‘18

Matthew Hollister ‘18 Chairman and CEO of The James Hollister Wellness Foundation and co-founder of Save Pharmaceutical As head of The James Hollister Wellness Foundation,...
Amy Y

10 for TEN: Amy Yip ’04

Amy Yip ’04, who graduated from the University of Maryland with dual degrees in computer science and communications, leads the way for ambitious women to succeed. 
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