“A Bold Peace” screening sheds light on Costa Rican history

By Vanessa Reis Students who gathered in South Campus Commons last Monday night to watch the screening of “A Bold Peace: Costa Rica’s Path of Demilitarization” learned about the journey that led Costa Ricans to be some of the happiest people on the planet. It’s true: Costa Rica ranks No. 1 in the Happy Planet Index, a site that measures how well nations are doing … Continue reading “A Bold Peace” screening sheds light on Costa Rican history

Maryland ranked a “Best for Vets” campus

The University of Maryland was ranked the 60th “Best for Vets” college in the country by the Military Times for its commitment to students of service this month. UMD Veteran Student Life has created a family-oriented network on campus, contributing to its veteran-friendly environment. Referring to them as “non-traditional non-traditional” students, the department realizes that these vets come to UMD with a variety of life experiences. Therefore, … Continue reading Maryland ranked a “Best for Vets” campus