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December 07, 2017
Chitra Kalyandurg worked in the nonprofit sector for more than 11 years before coming to the University of Maryland School of Public Policy as a graduate student.
November 01, 2017
Undergraduate student Jordan Teixeira took a unique path to becoming a public policy major at the UMD School of Public Policy.
May 15, 2017
Bingying Wu came to UMD to be a part of something big. During her undergrad years at Beihang University in Beijing, China, Wu worked with the Association internationale des étudiants en sciences économiques et commerciales (AIESEC), a global, student-led nonprofit focused on student leadership development.
May 11, 2017
For University of Maryland School of Public Policy Professor Christopher Foreman, teaching isn’t just a job, it’s a passion.
November 16, 2016
Lifelong Marylander and UMD School of Public Policy alumnus Andrew Smarick was recently elected as president of the Maryland State Board of Education.
November 03, 2016
Staying busy and engaged while pursuing a degree at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy is essential. Current student Whitney Dixon has managed to do both while earning a Master of Public Policy degree with a focus on international security and economic policy.
October 24, 2016
School of Public Policy alumna Dannielle Glaros currently serves as co-chair of the Prince George’s County Council, and she credits part of her success to her education at SPP.
May 19, 2016
Co-President of the University of Maryland School of Public Policy Student Government Association, Laura Krahl will be graduating this semester with a Master of Public Policy degree.