Thank you to our alumni and friends for your continued support of Undergraduate Studies, and for the impact you make on our students. We send you our warmest wishes for a joyous holiday season and a happy new year.

~ Bill

William A. Cohen
Associate Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Beyond the Classroom Gets Perspective

BTC Portals Project in Progress

Students in the Beyond the Classroom course "Voting as if the 'Real' Issues Matter: Citizens' Perspectives on the 2016 Elections" were able to engage face-to-face with people from around the world to get global perspective in advance of the election through the Portals Project. Watch the video and learn more about the Portals Project.

Scholars Staff Member Retires

For the last month, former and current University of Maryland students, staff and faculty have been stopping by the College Park Scholars Central Office to congratulate Nancy Metrenas on her retirement. More about Nancy's 16 years with Scholars.


Blackhawk Lands on Chapel Field

The University of Maryland Army ROTC finished the Fall Semester with the 2nd Annual Branch Orientation Day. Maryland Cadets and students had the opportunity to discuss career opportunities with officers currently serving in all branches and components of the US Army. More on the UMD Army ROTC Facebook Page


Honors Student Awarded Marshall Scholarship

Integrated Life Sciences senior  Aaron Solomon has been named a 2017 Marshall Scholar. The highly prestigious scholarship allows American students to pursue graduate study at any university in the United Kingdom. More about Aaron.

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December 2016

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B/K Alumni Volunteers Wanted

Alumni volunteers are needed for the Banneker/ Key Interview Days next semester. The alumni will mingle with prospective students and their parents from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. If you are interested in participating, please call Diana at 301.405.9361 or email The interview dates are February 28, March 6, March 8, and March 9 (snow date).

NEW Alumni Networks Forming

We are looking to form four new Alumni Networks. Show your interest and sign the petition - choose Individual Studies (IVSP) Alumni Network, Air Force ROTC Alumni Network, Naval ROTC Alumni Network or UMD Alumni Association Army ROTC.