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Note to Graduating Seniors 0

Note to Graduating Seniors

A Note from QUESTPress Alumni Corner Editor, Tracey Epstein (Q14) Dear Cohort 18, On behalf of the QUEST Alumni Board and the QUEST alumni community as a whole, I want to say “Congratulations!”  You...

Compology 0

Compology

Article by Jason Gates, Q16 I’m Jason Gates, Cohort 16, UMD class of 2011 and the co-founder of Compology. Compology is building a platform for commercial waste haulers to make it easier and more efficient...

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?...

A Sustainable Approach for the Future 0

A Sustainable Approach for the Future

Article by Cat Ashley (Q19) With technological advancements and breakthroughs in research occurring every day, our society is racing towards a future filled with innovation and opportunity. Our ideas fuel the cycle of consumption...

Then do the Harlem Shake 1

Then do the Harlem Shake

Article by Jacob Wilkowsky (Q19) February has been a good month for pop culture. There were the Grammys, the Oscars, the Super Bowl—each event soliciting hordes of celebrities and awesome commercials. Even the usual...

QUEST Alumni Updates: Erika Elko Wellness 0

QUEST Alumni Updates: Erika Elko Wellness

Article by Erika Elko (Q15) It is not everyday that a CPA quits her job to start a health and wellness company, but that is exactly what I did in the summer of 2012...

Note from QAB Chair, Steve Kutchi 0

Note from QAB Chair, Steve Kutchi

I would like to introduce myself as the newly elected QUEST Alumni Board Chair.  My name is Steve Kutchi, and I completed QUEST with Cohort 1 in 1996.  At that time the program was...

The Birds and the Trees: Cultivating Awareness 0

The Birds and the Trees: Cultivating Awareness

Article by Daniel-Jason Minzie (Q20) Many of us are effectively sprinting our own personal mental marathons at a suicide pace – and we don’t even recognize it. Frequently we are assaulted by incessant thoughts,...

Mindset: Mastering the Iterative Tango 0

Mindset: Mastering the Iterative Tango

Book Review by Daniel-Jason Minzie (Q20) An exploration of Dr. Carol Dweck’s book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, which centers on a simple idea that makes all the difference. Iteration. That verb represents...

Computer Design Challenge 0

Computer Design Challenge

Article by Nicole Blahut (Q20) and Daniel-Jason Minzie (Q20) Every year, BMGT190H students are expected to design and build a computer in their teams with a $500 budget constraint and the typical QUEST student...