Finding Ways To Help As Needs Grow
Maryland is under stay-at-home orders, but members of the Maryland Smith community still are finding ways to reach out, while practicing social distancing.
They’re extending a virtual hand to UMD students, schoolchildren in neighborhoods, and medical professionals who are caring for COVID-19 patients.
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Gov. Larry Hogan approached the podium for a press conference last week with a bold new accessory for these times: a red surgical-style mask bearing the message “Maryland Strong.”
Alumni Span Globe To Raise Money for Masks
It began as an individual effort to donate masks to a few classmates and professors in China. From there, the idea began to grow.
Maryland Smith alum Luhan Tang, MBA ’19, expanded the initiative into the UMD4Masks Campaign, wanting to help address the shortage of face masks faced by frontline medical workers as they worked to treat patients and contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
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With the coronavirus pandemic causing disruption and shutdowns across the country, universities have had to transition, quickly, to remote learning.
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Jason Hershman ’11 had been running more miles than ever before this spring in hopes of setting a personal record at the Boston Marathon. But as the COVID-19 pandemic shut down sports worldwide, the prestigious race had to be pushed well past the traditional Patriots’ Day, rescheduled for September.
COVID-19 Updates & Resources
The University of Maryland is actively monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (termed “COVID-19”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Very rapidly, the virus has been detected in numerous countries including the United States.
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