Category: Student Spotlight

QUEST Student and Alumna Team up after Capstone 0

QUEST Student and Alumna Team up after Capstone

Creating a successful startup is no easy task, yet there are several QUEST alumni who have been able to solve problems they are passionate about by creating their own company. A couple examples include...

QUEST Students Attend Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 0

QUEST Students Attend Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

The Grace Hopper Celebration, recently hosted in Houston, Texas, is “the world’s largest gathering of women technologists,” according to AnitaB.org. It is a major opportunity for women, who are generally underrepresented in the tech...

QUEST Students Team Up for Radio Show, Play Ball 0

QUEST Students Team Up for Radio Show, Play Ball

If you’re a die-hard sports fan, or simply want to learn more about what goes on, Akshay Guthal (Q27) and Michael Vetter (Q28) are now “on-air” to talk about the latest and greatest sports...

QUEST Students Make an Impact Over the Summer 0

QUEST Students Make an Impact Over the Summer

By: Rohan Mishra (Q32) Summer break is an extremely productive time for many of the students in QUEST. Many students spend their summer gaining experience in the real world by pursuing internships. Considering the...

The Beauty of Open Barre and Following Your Passions 0

The Beauty of Open Barre and Following Your Passions

Lauren Filocco (Q17) did not always see herself operating a Barre Studio out of College Park, MD. If you had asked her about her plans for the near future a couple years earlier, she...

QUEST Well Represented at Innovate Maryland 0

QUEST Well Represented at Innovate Maryland

On April 11th, 2018, The Academy for Innovation & Entrepreneurship hosted their annual Innovate Maryland event. The event recognizes innovative and entrepreneurial students from across campus and almost 30 QUEST students were nominated for...

Goodbye and Good Luck to our QUESTPress Seniors 0

Goodbye and Good Luck to our QUESTPress Seniors

Another year here at UMD is coming to a close and so naturally, we are losing some of our seniors to the real world. While we wish them the best, we also wish we...

Noah Vernick Selected for NewDay USA Character Driven Leadership Award 0

Noah Vernick Selected for NewDay USA Character Driven Leadership Award

QUEST student Noah Vernick (Q28) was recently selected for an award through New DayUSA for his efforts and leadership within the club, D4 Athletics, that he has been pioneering this past academic year. I...

Zack Khan Selected as KPCB Fellow 0

Zack Khan Selected as KPCB Fellow

Congratulations to Zack Khan, CMNS student and member of Cohort 29, for his acceptance into the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) Fellows Program! KPCB is a national venture capital firm headquartered in Silicon...