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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 Social Kicks Off their Intercohort Competition 0

QUEST Social Kicks Off their Intercohort Competition

By: Celine Moarkech (Q29) Thanks to QUEST Social, our summer days were extended after getting back to school with their Back to School Ice Cream Social on September 13th! In spite of the string...

Dr. Suarez’s Book featured in The Washington Post Bestseller’s List 0

Dr. Suarez’s Book featured in The Washington Post Bestseller’s List

Recently, Professor J. Gerald Suarez was featured in the Washington Post Bestseller’s List for his book Leader of One. In the era of “analytics,” Dr. Suarez reminds us of the wisdom in the maxim, Not...

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...

A Sneak Preview of Alumnus Yash Mehta’s New Podcast! 0

A Sneak Preview of Alumnus Yash Mehta’s New Podcast!

Yash Mehta (Q22) began his own podcast to commemorate the beginning of 2018. While it’s still at its infancy, Yash has sights on expanding the podcast to feature even more “influencers, as the podcast...

Introducing Our New Cohorts! 0

Introducing Our New Cohorts!

[slideshow_deploy id=’4357′] QUEST Community, say hello to Cohorts 31 and 32! Cohorts 31 and 32, welcome to QUEST. It was just a couple days ago that the Quality Guild released the names of the...

Let the Creativity Flow: QUEST Creative’s Journey to Bring our Community Closer Together 0

Let the Creativity Flow: QUEST Creative’s Journey to Bring our Community Closer Together

QUEST provides a lot of opportunities for student involvement. The program’s various clubs give students the chance to work with QUESTees across cohorts, get to know staff and faculty members outside of the classroom,...

Reflecting on QUEST’s First Winter Orientation 0

Reflecting on QUEST’s First Winter Orientation

QUEST Camp (or Orientation) is the first introduction students have to the culture of quality and innovation within QUEST. In only two days, teams are formed, relationships are made, and pilot products are pitched....

Rasa: Alumnus Sahil Rahman’s Venture Into Indian Cuisine 0

Rasa: Alumnus Sahil Rahman’s Venture Into Indian Cuisine

By: Jacob Wilkowsky (Cohort 17) Thanking Khawaja as I exited his Toyota Corolla, my first steps in the Navy Yard (DC) provided a much-needed opportunity to stretch. The trip from New York was uneventful,...

QUEST to Leidos: Site Visit Recap 0

QUEST to Leidos: Site Visit Recap

By: Caitlin Thompson (Q28) On November 3, 2017, QUEST students from all majors and cohorts had the opportunity to visit Leidos in Gaithersburg, MD. Prateek Sayyaparaju (Q28) organized the visit through QUEST Corporate, a student...