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Business, Society and Economy Students Visit United Arab Emirates

Mark Wellman, Scholars BSE director, led a group of Scholars and non-Scholars to the UAE over spring break to learn about culture and business.

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Three Scholars Are Terps Who Inspire

Three Scholars students were featured in University of Maryland's "12 Terps Who Inspire" list for their achievements and impact on campus.

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PALS and Scholars for More Sustainable Frederick

In a new practicum course, Scholars are using design thinking to create food waste programs for the city of Frederick.

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New Program Spotlight: Justice and Legal Thought

Program Director Robert Koulish discusses the inception of JLT, which examines the effects of justice and law on society, and its unique contributions to the Scholars community.

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Scholars Return to Ecuador

Scholars reflect on their winter course that explored the use, development, and adaptation of technology in Ecuador.

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My Freshman Year in Scholars

A note from Executive Director Marilee Lindemann
I’ve been on campus since 1992, but 2014-15 has been my freshman year in College Park Scholars. Like most freshman years, my first year as executive director of Scholars has been a whirlwind of new experiences, challenges, and relationships.

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No Stupid Questions: What You Didn’t Know About Program Director Thomas Holtz

Dr. Thomas R. Holtz is the director of College Park Scholars Science and Global Change and is the longest serving faculty director of any Scholars program. He has a deep love for dinosaurs, his favorite being the Tyrannosaurus Rex, and a sparkling enthusiasm for sharing this love with others.

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Scholars Award $7K to PG County Nonprofits

Scholars from the domestic violence fundraising group presented $3,884.32 to Asjoure Brown from House of Ruth at the final Public Leadership colloquium ceremony.
Freshman Public Leadership Scholars presented $7,132.57 to two organizations focused on domestic violence and human trafficking in Prince George’s County on May 6 with members of the county government in attendance.

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Scholars Take on Big Questions in Discovery Research

Before any research actually begins in the College Park Scholars Discovery Research course, students must answer one important question: what is research?

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