Maryland Global News
"Journalism majors can study abroad!!! It's advised by the college to not study abroad because there are very limited programs that have any sort of media or journalism classes, but if you plan ahead of time, you can still study abroad."
It's Personal: Facilitating International Student Athlete Career Development Through Global Partnerships
The year 2020 will forever be remembered as a monumental period in world history. From mask mandates and curfews to the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, the ongoing global pandemic forced us to pause and make decisions based on our rapidly changing circumstances rather than relying on what had been done in the past. While we were still processing and learning from our 2020 experience, the world moved into a new calendar year. In May 2021, I experienced the most pivotal learning moment in my educational career.
Kislay Parashar became involved in student leadership at the University of Maryland as soon as he stepped foot in the U.S., becoming the Student Government Association’s international student representative at the start of his freshman year. Three years and many leadership roles later, he serves as the first international student to become SGA president in UMD history.
Students, faculty and guests gathered virtually for the UMD Global Classrooms course “MIEH607: Risk Based Approach to Ensure Global Food Safety and Security” during the summer of 2021.
"I thought it was so interesting to see all of the cultural differences that everyone had. However, the most fascinating part was how similar we all were."