Students of color discuss mental health in their communities

By James Cirrone As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, students of color were invited to join the University of Maryland Counseling Center on Oct. 9 at the “Self-Care and Communities of Color” dialogue to discuss their mental health and learn from psychologists.  The informal dialogue, paired with Subway sandwiches and cookies, began with students introducing themselves and explaining why they came. “As a person … Continue reading Students of color discuss mental health in their communities

TerpWushu allows UMD students to compete nationally in Chinese martial arts

TerpWushu is a club at the University of Maryland that began in 2001 dedicated to the sport of wushu, a form of Chinese martial arts. SBS News’ Kimi Fleming reports from one of the club’s open practices at Ritchie Coliseum Saturday. TerpWushu hosted five other collegiate clubs, including University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Pittsburgh, Columbia University and Rutgers University. Continue reading TerpWushu allows UMD students to compete nationally in Chinese martial arts

Spark seeks to inspire entrepreneurial excellence in UMD students

By: Jenna Pierson Spark at UMD, a creative workshop sponsored by the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, held their annual event at the Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center on Saturday. From 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 119 students came together to participate in a variety of brainstorming events designed to help them think creatively and critically about new … Continue reading Spark seeks to inspire entrepreneurial excellence in UMD students

University of Maryland hold Unity Fair to welcome back diverse Terps

On Wednesday, Sept. 25 CommUMDiversity hosted a Unity Fair in the Stamp Student Union. The Unity Fair was an opportunity for over 12,000 diverse students to see all of the organizations.  Stamp hosted the CommUMDiversity event, a day-long showcase of the university’s diversity resources. The day began with the Unity Fair and Expo and continued with other events, such as a visit from University of … Continue reading University of Maryland hold Unity Fair to welcome back diverse Terps

Women’s conference at UMD talks the roles of women in a globalized world

By Sarah Natchipolsky Fourteen female speakers from around the world gathered at the University of Maryland on Tuesday and Wednesday to answer questions regarding the promotion of women’s role in society and inequalities women continue to face. The conference, titled “Women in the World: Time for a New Paradigm for Peace,” was hosted by the Bahá’í Chair for World Peace at the University of Maryland. … Continue reading Women’s conference at UMD talks the roles of women in a globalized world

Students March to Protest Inaction on Global Climate Crisis

By James Cirrone The Global Climate Strike kicked off on Friday, and University of Maryland students made their presence known. The UMD Sustainability Cooperative organized the event and did massive outreach to get as many students to strike as possible. Starting at McKeldin Mall, over 100 student strikers gathered to get ready to march on Capitol Hill, intending to send a strong message to elected … Continue reading Students March to Protest Inaction on Global Climate Crisis