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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.

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10 for TEN: Lori Steenhoek ’05

Award-winning 3-D artist Lori Steenhoek ’05 is the founder of Capital Pixel, specializing in real estate and architectural visualization design. 
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10 for TEN: Angie Dobransky ’87

Angie Dobransky ’87, founder of RAD Strategic Partners, Inc and co-author of “Life Lessons in Success,” coaches people on how to maximize their success.
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Friday Five: Women Igniting Change

Welcome to the Friday Five, 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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Friday Five: A Celebration of EnTERPreneurship

Welcome to the Friday Five, 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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Celebrating Women Terp Businesses

A nationally recognized celebration in March, Women's History Month originated in 1981, coinciding with the anniversary of an 1857 women’s strike for better pay and working...
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Alumni Profile: Deanna Perlmutter-Tarulli '89

By Rich Cohen '87, Immediate Past President of the NNJ Terps Network When I heard that the Alumni Association wanted each regional network to spotlight an alumna for Women’s...
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Friday Five: Giving Day Is March 9

Welcome to the Friday Five, 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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Mike Luzio ’98: One of UMD’s Loudest Cheerleaders

Mike Luzio ’98 doesn’t just say he loves the University of Maryland — he displays his boundless zeal for all things Terps throughout his family’s New Jersey house, from the...
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10 for TEN: Alejandra Hernandez ’14

Alejandra Hernandez ’14 grew up in a matriarchy of two immigrant parents.
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SALC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee — 2022

In 2021, the Student Alumni Leadership Council (SALC) initiated a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) committee to develop opportunities and events to educate SALC members,...
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Meet the Board of Governors: Marguerita “Rita” Cheng ‘91, ‘93

The first time Marguerita “Rita” Cheng ‘91, ‘93 set foot on the University of Maryland campus was for freshman orientation.  
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Friday Five: The #TerpBusiness Directory Is Almost Here!

Welcome to the Friday Five, 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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