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Keep up with your fellow alumni through spotlights, Q&As and more! Read inspiring stories, professional advice and exciting updates from your fellow fearless alumni. You may even find an old friend or story that reminds you of the great times you spent here at The University of Maryland. 

Emily Jansen '08

Terp Writer’s Corner: Emily Jansen ’08

Emily Jansen ’08 is an author, marketing, branding communications professional and consultant. Her writing empowers readers to follow their passions and forge their own path...
A professional headshot of Nefretiti Nassar.

Meet the Board of Governors: Nefretiti Nassar ’10, M.S. ’12

At age 12, Nefretiti Nassar ’10, M.S. ’12 accepted a challenge that would forever change her life.
Alissa Arford and her family posing together in Maryland gear.

Nine Terps and Counting

For Alissa Arford ’94, MBA ’10, attending the University of Maryland was a no-brainer. After all, with multiple family members holding Maryland degrees, the university seemed...
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Meet the Board of Governors: Veronica Segovia de Bedon '04

At just four years old, Veronica Segovia de Bedon ’04 began her formal education at the University of Maryland.  
A stylized portrait of University of Maryland alum, Robert Leach.

Digital Memories

When Robert Leach ’04 graduated with an undergraduate degree in information systems, Facebook was a new Internet sensation that offered users a chance to post life updates and...
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First Day Reflections and Excitement in Joining the Maryland Family

While today marks my first official day as Vice President for University Relations and as President of the University of Maryland College Park Foundation, I have felt welcomed...
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Monday Roundup: Honoring Juneteenth

Welcome to the Monday Roundup, a collection of the best your Alumni Association and other UMD communities have to offer.
Colin and Michal posing being carried on the beach together.

Game, Set, Match

Love, in many cases, can be a roll of the dice. Just ask Michael Shindledecker ’16 and Colin Morrow ’16.
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Monday Roundup: Let's Celebrate Pride!

Welcome to the Monday Roundup, a collection of the best your Alumni Association and other UMD communities have to offer.
A professional headshot of University of Maryland Alum, Brad Eisenberg.

Helping Terp Companies Go “Lean”

Brad Eisenberg ’09 knows what it’s like to be a “starving entrepreneur,” from the requisite stint in his parents’ basement to the exhausting scramble of working two jobs at once.
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Monday Roundup: Last Chance to Register for EnTERPreneur Conference

Welcome to the Monday Roundup, a roundup of the best your Alumni Association and other UMD communities have to offer. From the latest events to fun facts, here are essentials in...
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Monday Roundup: Elevate Your Business at the EnTERPreneur Conference

Welcome to the Monday Roundup, a roundup of the best your Alumni Association and other UMD communities have to offer. From the latest events to fun facts, here are essentials in...
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