During his career, Franklin wrote seven books and won two Pulitzers for two short stories.
Slaughter, the University of Maryland’s first Black chancellor, died in California on Dec. 6.
Castañeda, who was a sophomore information science major at the University of Maryland, died May 9 at age 19 in a car accident.
Povich and his siblings, Maury and Lynn, helped establish The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at this university’s journalism college.
A rising sophomore journalism major at the University of Maryland when he died, Enzo had ambitions of being a sports journalist with a focus on soccer.
When Milor got to the University of Maryland, her passion for sports translated into a budding career in physical therapy.
Outside of serving on the Hyattsville City Council, Ward worked on a foundation to support kids with autism.
Wellman directed the Business, Society and the Economy College Park Scholars program.
Gao is remembered for his love of learning and his generosity. For some, he was an inspiration.
Many remember Balthrop's bravura and talent.