A Scholars-wide field trip exploring the narratives of forced and liberatory migration connected students with the Harriet Tubman Byway and Maryland's deep history. PHOTO: Jess Krenek

Choosing Their Own Path

“You’re going to Meredith Farm after this?” asked our tour guide, Matt Meredith, as I stood in the cramped interior of the Bucktown Village Store with 16 first- and second-year Scholars.

“It’s on the Byway list,” I explained.

“That was my family’s farm. There’s nothing there anymore,” Matt said.

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College Park Scholars emphasizes the importance of putting what we learn into practice in the world. Voting works similarly, says Executive Director Marilee Lindemann: It is a way of actualizing what students have been learning about citizenship all their lives. PHOTO: Adapted from TerpsVote graphic

3 Things to Know About Voting, From a Self-Professed Voting Nerd

The following content was first sent as a mid-semester email from College Park Scholars Executive Director Marilee Lindemann to first- and second-year Scholars students.

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While some may perceive immigration issues and climate crises as being separate events, they are in fact interlinked, says Science and Global Change Scholars Director Tom Holtz. PHOTO: NASA via Unsplash

3 Theme Questions With... Thomas Holtz

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 second entry in our “3 Questions With…” series.