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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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Finding Passion and Potential in the Unexpected

As a junior at the University of Maryland, I am regularly looking for career advice on how to approach entering the current workforce after I graduate next year.
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Terp Traditions: Finding Your People at the First Look Fair

If you turn on your favorite college movie, I guarantee there will be some mention or scene of a club fair of some kind. 
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Terp Traditions: Luck of Testudo

With each passing semester comes a plethora of projects, exams, interviews and more, resulting in stresses so great that they can only be alleviated by the one and only Testudo,...
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Screen Time: For Better or For Worse?

As a generally health-conscious individual, not to mention a current student in the School of Public Health, I am always on the hunt for new podcasts that bring me up-to-date on...
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Terp Traditions: Run the Steps at Maryland Stadium

When you drive onto campus it’s hard to miss Maryland Stadium: a true UMD landmark not only for Terps in 2020, but for all Terps dating back into the early 1950’s when the...
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Beat the Winter Sniffles with These 7 Immune-Boosting Tips

Your immune system defends your body against microorganisms that cause sickness and disease. The stronger your immune system, the less likely you are to get sick. The first step...
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Everything You Need to Know About Winter Bugs

Sickness is extremely common in the winter months, but your sniffles and fever could be caused by a number of different viruses. Learn everything you should know about winter...
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How Much Do You Know About Breast Cancer?

Apart from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. In 2017, it’s estimated that about 30 percent of newly diagnosed cancers in...
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Get Moving with These Easy Workplace Exercise Tips

Sitting too much is a health hazard. It can raise your risk for a number of serious conditions, including obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and much more....
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Get the Myths and Facts About 6 Cancer Risk Factors

In today’s world of information overload, it sometimes feels like everything we touch can cause cancer! But don’t worry— not all of the hazards you’ve been hearing about have...
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Everything You Need to Know About Heat Stroke

Summer weather brings plenty of outdoor activities and fun, but it can also be dangerous. While the body usually does a good job of cooling itself, when things go awry, a good...
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Is It a Headache or Something More Serious?

Tension headaches, migraines, sinus headaches and ice cream headaches (also known as “brain freeze”) all have different causes and factors that influence their severity. 
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