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Monday Roundup: Last Chance to Register for EnTERPreneur Conference

Monday Roundup: Last Chance to Register for EnTERPreneur Conference

Welcome to the Monday Roundup, a collection of the best your Alumni Association and other UMD communities have to offer. From the latest events to fun facts, here are essentials in five categories for you to check out this week.

1. What's Happening
EnTERPreneur Conference

- EnTERPreneur Conference — June 9, 2022

Where are today's new entrepreneurs coming from? Find out from experts in the industry during the Future of Entrepreneurship panel at next week's EnTERPreneur Conference! Registration is 50% off for Alumni Association members. 



2. Quotables

Bert Williams '96

- Meet the Board of Governors: Bert Williams ’96

"When he walked across the stage at graduation 26 years ago, Bert Williams ’96 received two items: a certificate for his criminal justice degree and a University of Maryland Alumni Association key chain. The degree led to a long, successful security career at Fannie Mae. And the key chain? Aside from the occasional Homecoming visit, it remained Williams’ only tangible connection to the Alumni Association until 2012." Allison Eatough '97, Alumni Blog. 



3. A Little Fun

University of Maryland Men's Lacrosse Team

- Men’s Lacrosse Team Captures NCAA Championship

"The Maryland men's lacrosse team completed a perfect 18-0 season to claim the 2022 national championship Monday with a 9-7 victory over seventh-ranked Cornell. Before a crowd of 22,184 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., the No.1-ranked Terps became only the fourth undefeated team in the sport’s NCAA history and the first since Virginia in 2006. The win was also payback for Maryland’s thwarted perfect season last year, when it fell to the Cavaliers on the same field."



4. In Your Terp Community

Two UMD computer science alums helped fill in the remaining gaps in the human genome sequence, opening up new possibilities for disease treatments and winning a spot in Time's list of 100 most influential people in 2022. Illustration by iStock

- Alums Named to Time Magazine’s 2022 List of 100 Most Influential People

"Two University of Maryland alums who helped sequence the first complete human genome joined Apple’s Tim Cook, ice skater Nathan Chen and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky among the luminaries named Monday to Time magazine’s 2022 list of 100 most influential people."



5. Friendly Reminders

Testudo holding an Alumni Association tumbler.
- Cheers to Summer - Join Today and Score a Maryland Alumni Tumbler
As a lifelong Terp, your Alumni Association is the No. 1 way to stay connected to the resources of your alma mater. Now is the time to join your Terp community as a member for opportunities to advance personally and professionally. With your membership, you'll unlock access to exclusive perks and opportunities, like free eventswebinars, and national discounts. Become a member by June 30 and receive this Maryland alumni insulated tumbler (modeled by Testudo).

That's it for this week, Terps. Make sure to check back with us every Monday, and update your information in the alumni directory to always receive the latest from your Alumni Association. Have a lovely week!



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