University of Maryland (UMD)

Notable Alumni:

Co-founder of Google, Sergey Brin, attended UMD and graduated with a BS in Computer Science in 1993.

Three-time Olympic gymnast, Dominique Dawes, attended UMD and graduated in 2002 after winning the gold medal at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.

Jim Henson, founder of Muppets, graduated UMD with a degree in Home Economics. His initial projects in puppet-making (puppeteering?) started during his freshman year in college, where he created Sam and Friends.

Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of Under Armour, is also a UMD alumnus.

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