October 15, 2017
October 14, 2017
When motivation meets curiosity, the results can be rewarding. Yajun Yan's fascination with the world of finance began when he was younger. By the time he was 16, he saved about $5000 and used these funds to buy a corporate bond issued by the company his mother worked for.
September 17, 2017
August 16, 2017
November 16, 2016
Alumnus Ashok Kulkarni (PhD, ’76, computer science), and his wife Ranjana, have a long history of educational philanthropy.
October 29, 2015
Dr. Sandra S. Rosenblatt is a retired pediatric and school psychologist. She maintained a private practice in Baltimore County treating women and children for many years. Rosenblatt completed a Ph.D. in School Psychology at the University of Maryland in 1983.
March 10, 2015
Dr. Arati Dasgupta from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory's (NRL's) Radiation Hydrodynamics Branch of the Plasma Physics Division was recently awarded fellowship to the Washington Academy of Sciences. She is recognized for "outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of plasma physics."
March 2, 2015
Yang-Tzong (Jimmy) Tsay received his doctorate in accounting from the University of Maryland in 1988. Following his studies, Dr. Tsay returned to Taiwan to accept a faculty position at National Taiwan University (NTU). He went on to become chairman of NTU’s accounting department from 1997 to 2000 and professor emeritus in 2011. As one of the pioneer accounting educators in Taiwan, Dr. Tsay helped to establish graduate programs in accounting at NTU and two other universities in Taiwan.
January 12, 2015
Raúl Vallejo MA ’97, Ambassador of Ecuador to Colombia, is an accomplished diplomat, writer, and professor. Born in the fishing town of Manta, Ecuador, and raised in the country’s largest city –Guayaquil–Vallejo began writing at a young age. In 1976, while still in high school, he published his first book of short stories titled Cuento a cuento cuento, and decided to pursue this passion, which has served him well over the years.
November 18, 2014
Jaganath Sankaran, PhD, is one of the Graduate School's first Flagship Fellows. He holds a joint master’s degree in engineering and public policy and a PhD in public policy from UMD.