Author Archives: USG

Whenever you transfer, will you be ready?

As someone who has been a part of the USG community practically since it opened (I transferred from MC way back in 2001 and have worked at this campus since I graduated with my undergraduate degree in 2004), I can … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking in Context…. Students Come See for Yourselves

Last Fall I had the honor of writing about human trafficking on this blog.  I talked about how this crime occurs right here in Montgomery County.  I talked about how I got involved in combatting this crime, locally and globally.  … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Ruqiyyah Muid, UMCP Communication student

Have you ever wanted to be a part of a club but don’t know where to start? Maybe you’re shy or you’re not sure where your interests are yet.  It’s okay, that was me too at many points during all … Continue reading

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Launching a New Decade at USG

Dear USG Community: Welcome back to campus for the beginning of spring 2020 classes. It’s hard to believe that we are not only starting a new decade, but that we are also now in our 20th year of operation as … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Saqib Rana ’19 UMD at USG publishes book, ‘The Story of Life, In a Tale of Words’

A year ago, when I was a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park in the Public Health Science program at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG), I never thought I would self-publish a book of my poetry only … Continue reading

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Grover Essentials: Increasing Food Access & Wellness at USG

One day, when you’re sitting in the Green Grove Cafe for lunch or lounging in the beautiful new Biomedical Sciences and Engineering (BSE) building, take a look around at those around you. Did you know that as many as one … Continue reading

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From Student to Commencement Speaker

For Bita Riazi, graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) is the culmination of the hopes that her immigrant family carried to the United States nearly 30 years ago. Her parents left Iran and all their relatives behind … Continue reading

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