Achiever Magazine

Achiever is the magazine of University of Maryland University College. Read compelling feature stories and connect with students, faculty, alumni and friends who are making a difference in our world. View the interactive version below or download as a PDF.

2014 Spring Achiever

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Spring 2014 Issue

Cover Story

  • How We Learn
    Three thought leaders discuss the changing face of higher education. By Gil Klein.


  • Data Analytics at UMUC
    Harnessing the power of big data inside and outside the classroom. By Chip Cassano.
  • The Adult Learner Dynamic
    For UMUC students, finding time to sleep can be the biggest challenge. By Menachem Wecker.


  • UMUC Wins DOD Contract to Teach in Europe
  • Three Volunteer Caregivers Receive Scholarships
  • UMUC Moves to Reduce the Cost of a College Degree

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Past Issues

Spring 2013

2013 Spring Achiever

Cover Story

Cybersecurity Secrets
Industry experts discuss the challenges of hacking, tracking and attacking in a virtual world. By Gil Klein


Fall 2012

Achiever Fall 2012

Cover Story

Hails from the Chiefs
Seven U.S. presidents commend UMUC's service to our nation's military. By Gil Klein


Spring 2012

Achiever - Spring 2012

Cover Story

Warrior University
Almost 40 years ago, Maj. Gen. Michael Tucker's commanding officers supported his dreams of earning a college degree. Through Warrior University, he has done the same for thousands of others. By Chip Cassano

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