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PALS and Scholars for More Sustainable Frederick

In a new practicum course, Scholars are using design thinking to create food waste programs for the city of Frederick.

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Scholars Return to Ecuador

Scholars reflect on their winter course that explored the use, development, and adaptation of technology in Ecuador.

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Scholars to Host 20th Annual Service Day on August 28

Media, Self and Society students volunteer at So Others Might Eat in Washington, D.C. in 2014.
More than 900 freshmen in College Park Scholars will begin their college experience by completing a day of community service on Friday, August 28 as Scholars celebrates 20 years of its annual Service Day tradition.


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My Freshman Year in Scholars

A note from Executive Director Marilee Lindemann
I’ve been on campus since 1992, but 2014-15 has been my freshman year in College Park Scholars. Like most freshman years, my first year as executive director of Scholars has been a whirlwind of new experiences, challenges, and relationships.



No Stupid Questions: What You Didn’t Know About Program Director Thomas Holtz

Dr. Thomas R. Holtz is the director of College Park Scholars Science and Global Change and is the longest serving faculty director of any Scholars program. He has a deep love for dinosaurs, his favorite being the Tyrannosaurus Rex, and a sparkling enthusiasm for sharing this love with others.


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Scholars Award $7K to PG County Nonprofits

Scholars from the domestic violence fundraising group presented $3,884.32 to Asjoure Brown from House of Ruth at the final Public Leadership colloquium ceremony.
Freshman Public Leadership Scholars presented $7,132.57 to two organizations focused on domestic violence and human trafficking in Prince George’s County on May 6 with members of the county government in attendance.


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