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UMD Hosts 16th Annual Maryland Day
The university looks forward to welcoming more than 100,000 alumni, students and community members to the 16th annual Maryland Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26. Read more >>

Maryland Governor Named Spring Commencement Speaker
The university will welcome Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley as this year's spring commencement speaker. Read more >>

Pizza, Perseverance and Skills at a Major League Hackathon
NPR: The University of Maryland has claimed the 2013 national hacking championship, beating out more than 100 schools for the title. Read more >>

UM Physics Professor a Lauded Scientist, Passionate Teacher
The Baltimore Sun: Professor James Gates delivers his big ideas in analogies and metaphors. Read more >>

Lockheed and UMD Partner for Quantum Computing Research
Washington Business Journal: Lockheed Martin Corp. forged a new partnership with the University of Maryland to develop an integrated quantum computing platform that could eventually be peddled to fields including pharmaceuticals and logistics. Read more >>

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Explore Our World at Maryland Day
The Alumni Association invites you to stop by its "Fearless Alumni" tent on Hornbake plaza during Maryland Day! Learn about its featured alumni businesses, share your story at our video booth, win prizes and more.

Maryland in Manhattan
Tri-state area alumni are invited to the fifth annual Maryland in Manhattan on April 24. Come honor notable alumni in the New York region, mingle with fellow Terps and help raise funds for scholarships and alumni programming and outreach.

Caribbean Getaway
Escape to the beaches and blue waters of the Caribbean, Dec. 6-13, 2014, through the alumni travel program. Learn about this and other trips.

Alumni Association Scholarship Application Now Available
The Alumni Association encourages all current undergraduate and graduate students to apply for its 2014-15 scholarship. The application deadline is June 15.

April 5
Terp Service Month: Project Clean Stream

April 5
Terp Service Day: Pet Palooza

April 12
Big Apple Big Ten NY Cares Day

April 13
BSOS Student/Alumni BBQ

April 19
Terp Service Month: Houston Food Bank

April 27
March of Dimes March for Babies

April 27
Terps Prepare Power Packs for Food for Others

April 27
Volunteering at Danada Forest Preserve



UMD's Homecoming Goes B1G
Help pick this year's homecoming logo as we enter the Big Ten conference. Cast your vote by April 14 and check out next month's issue of The Shell for the winner.
@beverlynuako
Congrats to my @UofMaryland Lady #Terps for a big win over #1 Tennessee! 1 more win for a Final Four trip. Let's go! #feartheturtle baby
@pmandell
@UofMaryland What an honor to address admitted students today in Cole Field House! The incoming freshman class will be extraordinary.