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About dilanigoon

Hi, guys! My name is Dilani. This is my final year as a University of Maryland, College Park student, and blogger for Around the Grove.

Undergraduate Research Day

This Wednesday, May 4th, the Universities at Shady Grove is hosting the first ever Undergraduate Research Day! Students will be discussing their research, reviewing internship experiences, and sharing final projects. There will be two sessions, from 12:00–1:30pm and 4:30–6:00pm and but the … Continue reading

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Boishakhi Bang 2016

On Sunday, April 17th, I had the pleasure of attending University of Maryland Bengali Student Association’s event, Boishakhi Bang. Students, families, and friends were decked out in their best Desi apparel to celebrate the Bengali New Year. The show featured … Continue reading

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Public Health Research @ Maryland Day 2016

Today is Public Health Research @ Maryland Day! From 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at Adele H. Stamp Union University of Maryland, College Park MD students, faculty, and researchers will present their work regarding this year’s theme: From Community Engagement to Population Health … Continue reading

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Meet Dean Jane Clark

  Students Engaged in Public Health (SEIPH) has invited the Dean of University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Health to talk with students right here at The Universities at Shady Grove. Dr. Jane Clark will be here Wednesday, March … Continue reading

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Gimme A Break

I’m 3 classes & 1 exam away from spring break, you guys. Senioritis has hit me hard this semester. If you don’t know what senioritis is, it is basically the lack of motivation that students have when they’re about to graduate. … Continue reading

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Fit Camp

Who had a New Year’s resolution to get fit for 2016? Well, we’re two months into the year! Has your motivation fizzled out? Fear not. (You’re not alone.) In honor of National Heart Month, Students Engaged in Public Health (S.E.I.P.H.) … Continue reading

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Active Learning

Have you seen the Active Learning Classrooms? I’ve been lucky enough to have two of my classes in this room this semester so far. It’s in Building III – 2133. The Universities at Shady Grove has Active Learning Classrooms to promote a student-centered … Continue reading

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Welcome Back! Almost

Happy “second day of school”! Needless to say, I’m quite happy with how my last semester of undergrad is going. If school is open tomorrow, that means I’ll only have attended one of my five classes this week. Holla 🙂 … Continue reading

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Winter Not-So-Break

These last few weeks have been quite exciting. I’ve been working 40 hours and week and am amidst the second week of my 4 credit online macroeconomics course. I know what you’re thinking. “Wow, Dilani. That’s so much fun!” Yes, … Continue reading

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#GivingTuesday

After a day of feasting and giving thanks, two days of finding deals and frantic shopping, it is time to give back. Giving Tuesday is a global day for gratitude and reflection. We hope to celebrate generosity, give back, and support … Continue reading

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