‘All-in’ Alum Offers Lessons for Other Scholars

Katie Bemb hadn’t intended on becoming a Terp. As a high school senior, she applied to the University of Maryland (UMD) regular decision but was strongly considering another university in the Washington, DC, metro area.

That inclination began to change after her best friend—who had applied early action to UMD—got accepted into College Park Scholars. Students who apply early action are automatically considered for the living–learning program.

From softball to swab kits: SDU supports Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for 5th year

More than 20 years ago, a University of Maryland sophomore created a Scholars-wide charity softball tournament for his Scholars practicum project.

Children in Za'atari Refugee Camp

Understanding migration is critical to understanding global public health, according to Global Public Health Scholars Director Elisabeth Maring, as migration inevitably impacts health. This photo was taken in Za'atari Refugee Camp, which was the subject of the film Scholars screened in November. PHOTO: From the Flickr stream of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

3 Theme Questions With... Elisabeth Maring

Throughout the year, our Scholars faculty and staff across programs will share their responses to three questions around our 2018–19 annual theme, "Migrations: Populations and Practices on the Move." The questions typically relate to a resource directors are using in class. Following is the third entry in our “3 Questions With…” series.