Notable Alumni

Terps are Terps for life. They graduate from Maryland more committed than ever to changing the world, whether by discovering technologies we rely on every day, tackling policy issues in our government, launching creative businesses and more. Meet just a few of them.

Robert Basham ’70, business administration
Co-founder, Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill, Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Joy Bauer ’86, kinesiological sciences
“Today” show nutrition expert

Gail Berman ’78, theatre
Producer, “24,” “House,” “American Idol”

Sergey Brin ’93, computer science, math
Co-founder, Google

Robert Briskman M.S. ’61, electrical engineering
Co-founder, Sirius Satellite Radio

Al Carey ’78, urban studies
CEO, PepsiCo Americas Beverages

Connie Chung ’69, journalism
Emmy-winning journalist

A. James Clark ’50, civil engineering
President, Clark Enterprises

Larry David ’70, history
Co-creator, “Seinfeld,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

Boomer Esiason ’84, undergraduate studies
“The NFL Today” analyst, former NFL player

Robert Fischell M.S. ’53, physics
Inventor, modern medical stents

Eddie Frederick ’03, computer science, math
Co-founder, LivingSocial

Jim Henson ’60, home economics
Creator, the Muppets

Steny Hoyer ’63, political science
House Minority Whip, U.S. Congress

Gayle King ’76, psychology
Co-anchor, “CBS This Morning”

Jeff Kinney ’93, criminal justice
Author, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series

Liz Lerman ’70, dance
MacArthur Award winner, dance company founder

Rob McGovern ’83, marketing
Founder, CareerBuilder.com

Aaron McGruder ’98, African American studies
Creator, "The Boondocks"

Kevin Plank ’97, business administration
Founder & CEO, Under Armour

Giuliana Rancic ’96, journalism
Anchor, “E! News”

David Simon ’83, undergraduate studies
Creator, “Homicide: Life on the Street” and “The Wire”

Robert H. Smith ’50, accounting
Developer, Crystal City complex

 

 

 

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