Category: Interviews

Kylie King: A Happy Farewell 0

Kylie King: A Happy Farewell

By: Chineme Obiefune (Q25) Kylie King, QUEST’s Program Director, recently announced that she will be leaving QUEST after seven years and taking on a faculty position at Champlain College in Vermont. As Kylie embarks...

Ishaan Parikh: KPCB Fellows Spotlight 0

Ishaan Parikh: KPCB Fellows Spotlight

By: Chineme Obiefune (Q25) QUEST student Ishaan Parikh (Q28) was one of only two UMD students accepted into the KPCB Design and Engineering Fellows this summer. This program has just a 5% acceptance rate...

Senior Spotlight: Michelle He 0

Senior Spotlight: Michelle He

By Grace Cha (Q24) For this month’s senior spotlight, I had the wonderful opportunity to get the scoop on Q23’s Michelle He. You’ll notice her 490H team’s winning poster hanging brightly in the QUEST...

Alumni on Advanced Certifications and Degrees 0

Alumni on Advanced Certifications and Degrees

By: Jacob Wilkowsky (Q19) March 2014: Flying Back from Spring Break in Barcelona I knew the CPA lay abruptly ahead. Committed to work in public accounting after graduation, it seemed like there was no...

QUEST Entrepreneurs Take Silicon Valley 0

QUEST Entrepreneurs Take Silicon Valley

QUEST’s second annual Silicon Valley trip over spring break provided students with the opportunity to learn about design, innovation, and product and software development processes from firms in the region. This trip offered students...

Interview with Kevin Schoonover 0

Interview with Kevin Schoonover

Interview Conducted by Tracey Epstein (Q14) QUESTPress: How do you think the QUEST program as a whole has done in achieving the goals laid out in the June 2009 issue of the QUEST press?...

Alumni Spotlight: Aditya Yerramilli 0

Alumni Spotlight: Aditya Yerramilli

Alumni Spotlight: Aditya Yerramilli Introduction For this edition of Alumni Spotlight we cover Aditya Yerramilli, my QUEST Alumni Mentor. A member of Cohort 14, Aditya graduated from the University of Maryland in 2009 with...

QUEST Friends 0

QUEST Friends

QUEST FRIENDS The friendship shared between QUEST students is like no other as many of you have come to learn. This article will explore 4 different unique friendships that begin with QUEST. Mark and...

LeaderShape: Reflections from Q19 Attendees 0

LeaderShape: Reflections from Q19 Attendees

Article by: Aditya Sridhar (Q19) and Shirley Han (Q19) “Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.” – Dr. Samuel Johnson, writer, lexicographer Hi QUEST! We hope...

Alumni Profile: Megan Harvey (Q14) 1

Alumni Profile: Megan Harvey (Q14)

Interview Conducted by Sophia Wu (Q18) Please tell us a little bit about yourself! I’m a QUEST alum from Cohort 14 and also a member of the QUEST Alumni board. I majored in Finance...