wanted to create a logo that was graphically strong without resorting to complicated imagery. The icon, itself, has several intended interpretations. Graphically, it represents spotlights often associated with big movie premieres.
Each of the 8 intersecting lines represents the 8 UMD goals. The intersection of these lines represents how development can not be successful if we only focus on one goal at a time. By understanding how each issue relates to one another, and addressing these issues at the same time, real progress can be made.