Author Archives: Sumaira

About Sumaira

Hello, My name is Sumaira Ahmed and I am a student at University of Maryland College Park. My major is Communication. In addition to that I am a mom of two beautiful kids,1 cockatoo and 4 parakeets and a wife. To peruse my degree in Communication is a dream come true and I hope it helps me open many doors to a new kind of exciting work later on.

New Beginnings!

Last week was full of exciting news at USG. It was the inauguration of new ‘Bio-Science and Engineering (BSE)’ building. Apart from providing various new majors in STEM field the building is one of the most sustainability sourced building of … Continue reading

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Fall Harvest!

As the midterm approaches the weather starts to cool, the wind blows on our faces while walking to class, and the leaves starts to fall. I could not help but think, that this will be my last fall season at … Continue reading

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Movie Magic at USG

After a much busy summer, it was refreshing to come back to USG. With many missing faces among my class mates (they graduated last May) I looked forward to spending time with some old and some new faces. As expected … Continue reading

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The Vessel

I did not wanted my NYC trip to be a cliche’! Which is to visit Times Square, see the Brooklyn Bridge, and visit Statue of Liberty. They are what NY stands for; but I want to see lots of places … Continue reading

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A taste of home, in NYC

Every summer a must thing that I do with my family is plan a weekend visit to NYC. Its a little escape from DMV area. Okay…. Yes I AM one of those people who love the urban jungle and the … Continue reading

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Biking Adventure (cont—)

It had taken us 2 hours to come to Harper’s Ferry. Now we needed enough time to head back. So we decided to head back to our bikes. Crossed the bridge again got our bikes and started paddling. As we … Continue reading

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Scenic Biking Adventure

My biking adventure is ongoing. This was a 4th of July weekend. Instead of going to the beach, I decided to do some ‘stay-cay-tion’. To be honest, with my husband’s crazy DMV 270/495 commute to Herndon or Crystal City, Virginia area … Continue reading

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Go get on a bike!

Recently I had a bike latch installed in my SUV. It had been a plan for years to have a bike latch installed for me, my husband’s bike and our 2 kids, but did not happen for one or the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

As the pictures of my fellow graduate students roll upon my social media feed, I could not help but reflect on the past semester and the future. I still have one more semester to go till I graduate. I felt … Continue reading

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Graduation is comin’!

Hiya! This is the last blog of the semester and I get to write it! I have been following all other bloggers at Universities at Shady Grove website, who are sharing their experiences of this semester and getting geared up … Continue reading

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