Letter V

Van Munching Hall — Building constructed in 1992 and named for Leo Van Munching (Class of 1950). A plaque dedicating the building and honoring Van Munching for his contributions to the Business School was installed in 1993.

Veterinary Center, Avrum Gudelsky — Constructed in 1989 and named for alumnus Avrum Gudelsky.

Vice Presidents — Four United States Vice Presidents are known to have visited the University of Maryland: Lyndon B. Johnson, Hubert H. Humphrey, Spiro T. Agnew, and Al Gore. Johson and Humphrey both served as commencement speakers while Vice President, in 1963 and 1965 respectively. Agnew spoke at commencement in 1967, before becoming Vice President. In 2000, during his presidential campaign, Gore used the university as the setting for an announcement of his plans for college tuition tax credits and new college savings accounts for taxpayers.

VolleyballVietnam Memorial — Constructed in 1988 on the south side of Memorial Chapel. The memorial was established by students in the general honors program.

Vitamin B12 — Faculty memeber Mary S. Shorb, a research professor in the Department of Poultry Husbandry, discovered Vitamin B12.

Volleyball — Intramural competition in women's volleyball began in the 1930s; official competition in 1971. They were ACC champions in 1990 and 1996 and ACC Tournament champions in 2003 and 2004.



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