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January 2022 Alumni Newsletter
Career Week | University of Maryland Alumni Association
Featured Event
Career Week 2022
Jan. 24-28
Mark your calendars for our second annual Career Week, geared toward supporting Terps at any career stage.
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Video: University of Maryland Winter Commencement 2021
Featured Video
To Our Winter 2021 Graduates
Congratulations to our Class of 2021!
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A U.S. military officer talks to wives and mothers of troops who died in World War I, showing them a battlefield map at the St. Mihiel rest house, created for women on such 'Gold Star' pilgrimages, at an American cemetery in eastern France. A UMD alum's new book tells the stories behind the work to commemorate wartime sacrifices of women through living memorials.
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Women's Work
In New Book, Alum Historian Chronicles the Grassroots Work to Recognize Women’s Sacrifices, Service During World War I
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STAY ACTIVE
Build the career you deserve | Career Design Fellowship
Alumni Career Design Fellowship
Begins Feb. 19
You deserve a career that offers work-life balance, growth and a chance to make an impact. If you're feeling disengaged or unfulfilled, it's time to find a better career!
Join the Career Design Fellowship, a collaborative online program for University of Maryland alums that gives you the structure and accountability to figure out your next career move.
Enroll by Feb. 7 to save $50. Limited spots available.
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Events
Riggs Event & Wedding Showcase
Riggs Event & Wedding Showcase
Sunday, March 6 | Noon-4 p.m. EST
Come see why the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center is the perfect location for your upcoming event. Take a 360-degree tour with our professional event managers, meet our experienced vendors and sample food from our approved caterers. Explore the beautiful gardens and elegant spaces of this stunning, versatile venue. From birthday parties and weddings, to corporate presentations and fundraisers, the Alumni Center provides a striking backdrop for your next event.
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Job Openings, From The Terrapins Connect Job Board
Cloudforce, a cloud systems company that is looking to redefine the IT industry, is in search of a director of infrastructure.
Alarm.com, a company that provides products to ensure that security never stops, is searching for a mobile software engineer.
The World Trade Center Institute, helping organizations build relationships to profoundly change their business, is searching for a social media manager.
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Membership
Elevate Your Alma Mater
Terps help Terps. You can help elevate Maryland by becoming a member of the University of Maryland Alumni Association.
Membership gives you access to exclusive experiences to help you become the best version of yourself. A portion of your membership dues supports Alumni Association scholarships and student programming.
Working together is the only way to move Maryland forward.
Join Today
P.S. Select a Maryland shell bracelet or Testudo socks when you join by March 31.
Travel
Basque Country | Travel With Terps
Basque Country
May 14-22
Experience the rich, proud culture and striking beauty of Basque Spain and France on this seven-night, first-class trip. Explore Basque villages, Bayonne's Gothic cathedral, and the renowned seaside resorts of Biarritz and San Sebastian, your home base.
Travel With Terps
STAY INFORMED
News
Maryland Today – City of College Park, University of Maryland Dedicate New City Hall
UMD Right Now – University of Maryland, Department of Defense Celebrate Opening of the Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security (ARLIS)
Maryland Today – A New Greek Life 'Gathering Place'
Stay plugged into the Maryland experience with a free subscription to Maryland Today, the university's daily e-digest of stories, announcements and other information about student life, the latest research and events that everyone's talking about.
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Stay active. Stay informed. Stay Connected.
How do you stay fearless? Share your pictures with us on social media!
Pop Quiz
The beautiful, never-ending void of space
Which notoriously difficult-to-spot planet, where UMD researchers discovered a new feature called the Great Valley in 2016, is at its peak position for viewing this month?
  1. Saturn
  2. Venus
  3. Jupiter
  4. Mercury
  5. Mars
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Three Terps who respond correctly will be randomly selected to win an Alumni Association travel bag.
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Lisa Meisner Holt via Instagram
@balloonlisa
Lisa Meisner Holt Profile Instagram Post
Leslie and I volunteered with the University of Maryland Alumni Association and made heart shape pillows going into Kits to Heart care packages for hospital patients going through cancer treatments.
#CommunityService #MotherDaughterTime
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Destiny and SDiTs via Instagram
@dogs.with.destiny
Destiny and SDiTs Instagram Post with a cute dog
Went to my first umd basketball game. It's even better than watching the ball on the little screen at home!!
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