Category Archives: Top Stories

USG Undergraduate Expo: In Their Own Words

Another academic year means another prospective student open house event at USG! This time it’s our Undergraduate Expo, being held on Saturday, November 2, from 9am-12pm right here at USG. Each semester, I am asked to write a blog post … Continue reading

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We’re Moving!: Services on Display in the BSE

If you’ve been on campus here at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) anytime over the last year chances are you’ve noticed a little construction project we’ve got going on. You know, that rather large building that now fills out … Continue reading

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Are you robot-proof? Guest Blogger: Tetyana Bezbabna, Assistant Director UMD Information Science

In the 21st century, robots can mimic human intelligence and can do anything: interpreting medical images, scanning resumes, manufacturing automobiles, collecting data on people, and even building other robots! Robots do the same work as humans but much faster and … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking…Exposed. Guest Post: Dr. Wendy Stickle, Program Director, UMD Criminology & Criminal Justice

Human trafficking.  Prostitution.  Child labor. Exploitation.  These are words we have all heard.  These are words we often attribute to far off, exotic places.  Maybe Vietnam? India? Russia? Places that aren’t as developed and modern as the United States.  Not … Continue reading

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Fall 2019 Welcome from USG Executive Director

Welcome to the start of another exciting academic year.  Believe it or not, this fall marks the beginning of USG’s 20th year since our campus launched full-time degree programs from universities throughout the University System of Maryland. We’ve certainly come a … Continue reading

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Have You Heard the Buzz about Patti Wong’s Interesting Hob-bee?!

By: Ian Wolfe, Summer RISE student intern, Wootton High School Patti Wong puts on a suit everyday to prepare financial reports, assist with budgeting, and manage scholarship funds. But during her lunch break, the senior accountant at the Universities at … Continue reading

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Graduation Celebration! Guest Post: Alexa Brown ’17 UMCP alumna and CSEF team member

It’s that time of year again, when one chapter closes and another opens! New adventures and new experiences are on the horizon. You have finished all your assignments, took all the tests, and presented all the definitely not last minute … Continue reading

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