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Professor Applies Management Principles to Parenting




Stepping Stones of Western Europe
April 23-May 1, 2016

Experience the rich history of France and Great Britain on this seven-night cruise from Bordeaux to London aboard the Five-Star M.S. L’Austral. Travel to five UNESCO World Heritage sites, cruise up the River Thames and visit the beaches of Normandy with special guest Dwight D. Eisenhower II. Book by Oct. 8 and save $2,000 per couple!


NEW - Members Save at the National Aquarium

Located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, the National Aquarium is home to more than 20,000 animals in award-winning habitats. Meet a 500-pound green sea turtle, explore the colorful sights and sounds of a tropical rain forest and descend to the depths of shark territory—all at a discounted price.

Hosting an Event?
Members of the Alumni Association receive 15% off event rentals and packages at the Riggs Alumni Center. You’ll find what you need, whether you’re planning a banquet, conference or once-in-a-lifetime celebration.

Alumni Advising Network
Maryland alumni and students can now connect directly with alumni advisors online for free career advice, coaching, resume support and interview prep.



Alumni Zone Open House
Stop by the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center before every home game to gear up with your fellow Terps. Free to the public, the Maryland Club will be open for drinks—with popcorn for everyone!

Sept. 12: Bowling Green
Sept. 19: South Florida



Sept. 10
Annapolis: Neighborhood Meet and Greet

Sept. 16
New York: Women’s Networking and Wine Tasting

Sept. 19
South Florida: Service, Sports and Students Weekend

Sept. 20
Latino Alumni Network: End-of-Summer Cookout

Sept. 23 
Webinar: Travel to Machu Picchu

Sept. 26
Southern Maryland: Crab Feast and Museum Tour

Check out the full listing of September events.

Renew, upgrade or extend your membership with the University of Maryland Alumni Association by Nov. 7 and you’ll be automatically entered to win a 2016 Ford Fusion hybrid! For official rules, visit




The Kojo Nnamdi Show: Reimagining College Park

The New York Times: Under Armour Seeks to Do for Maryland What Nike Did for Oregon

The Washington Post:  Terp Says He’ll Eliminate Chronic Pain with a Simple Device

 UMD Named a Top 25 LGBTQ-Friendly University by Campus Pride

The Best Sports Recovery Drink May Not Be What You Think


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UMD History in a (Nut)Shell


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