Maggie Haslam joined the Office of the Provost in the spring of 2017 as a freelance communications writer and public relations consultant. In addition to her work for AMP, Maggie writes and consults for UMD's School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, where she has worked since 2011, and provides editing support for UMD's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. She has over 20 years of professional experience in communications writing, marketing and publicity. Her extensive and varied portfolio of work includes writing, media relations, special events, publicity, corporate marketing and agency experience. Throughout the course of her career, Maggie has helped a spectrum of clients--including those in higher education, non-profits, the medical field and entertainment--share news, showcase significant achievements and garner exposure from a wider audience.