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Priddy Library Workshops

Computer applications are an emerging part of the workplace and educational systems. Excel is an software that features various uses including calculation and graphing tools. This software is useful for formulas, functions and formatting. These tools are used to analyze and … Continue reading

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Film, Diversity and Culture

The Universities at Shady Grove are holding an event hosted by the Diversity and Culture Committee to promote attention and discussion about a film named “Skin Deep.” The film follows a group of diverse college students from the University of … Continue reading

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The Difference a Day Makes

Now that finals are over, we have some time to relax and take the steps to make our future’s are the best they can be. Here are some things you can do that will go a long way in making … Continue reading

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Simulation & Game Design at the University of Baltimore

University of Baltimore at Shady Grove offers an exciting opportunity to study for a career in game design. The program focuses around the concepts and the designing skills that create the video games that we all love. The major offered … Continue reading

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Scholarship & Donor Recognition

On November 17th 2017, the Universities at Shady Grove celebrated the Eighth Annual Scholarships & Donor Recognition Luncheon.  The event was dedicated to honoring the scholarship recipients and donors. There was over $900,000 donated to the students at shady grove. … Continue reading

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How to Ace that Mid-Term: Spaced Learning?

When I was in high school in Kenya, I believed that you had to quantify or measure the time you spend preparing for a paper. The more hours I spent reading, the more I felt I had accomplished a successful … Continue reading

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#OccupyLibrary

There are many resources that several students do not take advantage of at the Universities at Shady Grove. For example, filtered water. Is this a big deal to no one else but me? No Maryland swamp water at USG. Some … Continue reading

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Taking a Break

As much as I like to keep myself busy, sometimes I need a break. This coming week, I am taking a break from work at USG. I am following my own advice by taking it slow, so I am going … Continue reading

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Writings are Souvenirs Too

I posted my first blog post on the Around the Grove blog on September 29th, 2015 – and now today, May 2nd, 2017, marks my last blog post on the Around the Grove blog. I think back to my first ever semester at the Universities at Shady Grove. I remember seeing the email calling for students to become USG bloggers, and being excited about the prospect of writing meaningful posts and sharing them with a new community… Continue reading

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PLAN B

The careers of some of the country’s leading politicians began at University, however, while student politics is not as serious as “real-life” politics, there are lessons to be learned. Continue reading

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