• Patrick Killion

FIRE Support & Guides For The Fall Semester

Hello FIRE Students,

We look forward to welcoming you to FIRE! We have been hard at work all summer preparing our research, courses, and community for the very best experience possible.

We have launched a new part of our website dedicated to supporting you this coming semester. Please take a look when you get a chance. This information will expand and cover all sorts of new territory as the semester proceeds (especially as we develop more information about The FIRE Summit for 2020.

Additionally, we have created and uploaded new "FIRE Semester Guides" in PDF form. These are short documents that welcome you back, give you a sense of the semester to come, and the ways in which we want to support your growth and success. I am choosing to not attach the PDF guide to this message because that causes all sorts of spam filter shenanigans but I highly encourage you to visit our support page and check the FIRE Semester 1 and 3 guides out!

I am looking forward to being a part of the FIRE community with you this Fall and ask that you continue to do everything you can to protect your emotional and physical health and well-being during this challenging time. Please reach out to me at any time if I can address any questions or concerns.



Patrick Killion

Director of Discovery-Based Learning​

Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

University of Maryland


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