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Apr 16, 2015, 12:12 ET
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Cupid's Cup Organizers Announce Corporate Sponsors

Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's Robert H....

Apr 14, 2015, 15:06 ET
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Former Terp & NFL Star Domonique Foxworth to Deliver Spring Commencement Address

The University of Maryland today announced that Domonique Foxworth – UMD alumnus, Chief Operating Officer of the National Basketball Players'...

Apr 13, 2015, 12:32 ET

UMD Project Management Symposium Early-Bird Deadline Wednesday, April 15

Wednesday, April 15, is the last day to take advantage of early-bird registration rates for the Second Annual Project Management Symposium, hosted...

Apr 13, 2015, 11:57 ET
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3rd International Conference on Economics, Politics, and Security of China and the USA: "Partnering for the 21st Century"

 On April 15-16, 2015 the UMD School of Public Policy's Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise will host the "3rd International...

Apr 13, 2015, 08:30 ET

Breethe Aims To Bring First Wearable 'Out-Of-Hospital' Artificial Lung System To Market

 University of Maryland (UM) Ventures and Breethe, Inc. announced today that Breethe, an early-stage, Baltimore-based medical device company,...

Apr 03, 2015, 10:45 ET
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University of Maryland-Led Team Creates U.S. Database of Food Safety Inspections

University of Maryland faculty and graduate students in computer science and economics, together with a colleague from UCLA, have created the...

Apr 01, 2015, 17:27 ET

University Of Maryland School Of Medicine Plans To Launch Major New Global Health And Vaccine Institute; Building On Longstanding Worldwide Leadership In Malaria Research And Vaccine Development

University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that the School of Medicine (UM SOM) plans to...

Mar 31, 2015, 08:30 ET

UMD to Host FIRST Robotics Regional Competition

The University of Maryland and FIRST will host the 2015 Chesapeake Regional FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) April 2-4, 2015, at the XFINITY Center...

Mar 25, 2015, 09:00 ET
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University of Maryland Researchers Successfully Produce Genome-edited Pigs Using Revolutionary Technology

 18 piglets born recently are the result of two years of intense research by scientists in the College of Agriculture and Natural...

Mar 23, 2015, 13:21 ET
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Judges and Finalists Announced for 10th Annual Business Competition Chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO

Today Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School...

Mar 09, 2015, 10:03 ET

University of Maryland Research Release and Panel Holds Discussion

On Thursday, March 12, 2015, researchers at the Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise located in the University of Maryland's School of...

Mar 02, 2015, 16:35 ET

UMD's Smith School to Serve 90 High School Students

About 90 high school students from underrepresented groups will study entrepreneurship and leadership this summer in two programs at the University...

Feb 24, 2015, 13:00 ET
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Cupid's Cup Competition Names 12 Semi-Finalists To Compete At Under Armour Global Headquarters

 Twelve startups have been selected from nearly 200 worldwide entries to advance to the semifinal round in the Tenth Annual...

Feb 16, 2015, 14:00 ET

UMD's Smith School of Business Makes Pledge to Women

Women remain underrepresented in MBA programs across the United States, but the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is...

Feb 06, 2015, 11:43 ET

University Of Maryland Medicine Announces New National Program In Lung Healing To Develop Innovative Approaches For Preventing And Treating Acute Lung Disease

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, and  Jeffrey A. Rivest, MS, President and Chief...

Feb 05, 2015, 10:00 ET
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University of Maryland Appoints Jewel Washington as Head of Human Resources

The University of Maryland has named Jewel Washington as the new Assistant Vice President of University Human Resources. In this role, Washington...

Feb 02, 2015, 14:28 ET

Marketing Executive to Headline Women Leading Women

 University of Maryland alumna Andrea Brody will share insights from her global career in marketing and sales during the fourth annual Women...

Jan 29, 2015, 12:22 ET

UMD Engineers & Tight End Team Up on "Catchy" New Football Product

Making a great catch like this season's astonishing three-fingered touchdown reception by New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. requires...

Jan 28, 2015, 12:33 ET

How U.S. Multinationals Bring Home $12B-Plus Yearly, Tax Free: UMD Study

U.S.-based multinational corporations move an average of $12 billion in taxable income back into the country each year, tax free, through complex...

Jan 21, 2015, 15:52 ET
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Five Questions About China's Latest GDP Growth Report with UMD's Anil K. Gupta

China's latest GDP data reinforce the widely held belief that the days of break-neck economic growth are indeed coming to an end. At 7.4 percent,...