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Students walking on boardwalk
POSTED ON 06/14/21
When it comes to questions that students at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) may have about whether or not to get a COVID-19 vaccination, we thought there was no better place to turn for some perspective than from their fellow students at USG. Three such voices are highlighted in this short... Read more
Industry Roundtable: Bridging the Life Sciences Workforce Gap
POSTED ON 06/08/21
One of the major challenges for our region’s booming life sciences industry is finding enough qualified workers. On Thursday, June 3, the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) and the Maryland Tech Council (MTC) convened for an online panel discussion on “Bridging the Life Sciences Workforce Gap,”... Read more
Making Strides for Success in Start-Ups: AN INTERVIEW WITH MIKE XENAKIS
POSTED ON 05/07/21
On Monday, April 12, 2021, the Lab for Entrepreneurship and Transformative Leadership at the Universities at Shady Grove hosted a fascinating virtual interview with Mike Xenakis, Chief Product Officer at Vacasa and former Senior Executive at OpenTable on the topic of entrepreneurship. The interview... Read more
2020-2021 USG Achievement Award Winners
POSTED ON 04/19/21
The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020-2021 USG Achievement Awards. This year, 36 students received an award based on nominations by staff, faculty and their peers in three award categories, which include the following: Academic Achievement Awards 20... Read more
International Flags
POSTED ON 04/09/21
The Universities at Shady Grove celebrates the incredible diversity of its student body each day. But each year, the campus hosts a special celebration of International Night, which allows students, alumni, and community members to represent their country of origin while learning about and... Read more
USG Campus
POSTED ON 03/31/21
When the Universities at Shady Grove was founded in 2000, it marked the launch of a unique model for higher education delivery – with a campus offering undergraduate programs from multiple universities to serve students looking to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree, after attending... Read more
David Blair, Tim Chi, Talia Fox and Congressman David Trone
POSTED ON 03/20/21
Before he was a congressman, David Trone made his mark as an entrepreneur and founder of the nationwide retail chain now known as Total Wine & More, a beer, wine and liquor superstore with more than 200 locations and an online business that has grown exponentially in the face of a global... Read more
USG Campus
POSTED ON 02/23/21
In normal times, USG Student Ambassadors lead campus tours and support an array of events and activities, always living up to their names as true “ambassadors” for the USG community. So with COVID-19 shifting so much of campus life online, several ambassadors leaped into action by creatively... Read more
Virtual Global Game Jam Winners
POSTED ON 02/17/21
What is the world’s most renowned game-design competition supposed to do when a global pandemic turns the world upside down? Go virtual, of course, as the annual Global Game Jam did this year, including the local version of the worldwide event that is hosted annually by the University of Baltimore’... Read more
USG Scholars and Mr. Conway
POSTED ON 02/12/21
In this news release from the University of Maryland School of Nursing, it is announced that the school has received the largest gift in its history, a $13.83 million commitment from Bill and Joanne Conway through their Bedford Falls Fund to create an additional 345 Conway Scholarships across all... Read more