"This campus might be known for its science and technology programs, but it is even more renowned for what it promotes: ambition in the pursuit of passion. Few things encapsulate this better than a young college student who works, interns, attends classes and runs a fashion line all at the same time. Every degree-seeking designer should take a well-deserved bow, provided they can fit it into their schedule."

Staff Writer Miranda Jackson reports on the UMD students that have made a foray into the fashion world while still attending classes. Read their stories here.