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Aug 27, 2014, 12:31 ET
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High-Ranking United Nations Official Returns to Academia as New Dean of UMD's School of Public Policy

The University of Maryland today announced the appointment of Robert Orr, Ph.D., as the incoming Dean of the School of Public Policy. Dr. Orr's 10...

Aug 25, 2014, 11:41 ET
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UMD's Smith School Closes MBA Gender Gap in D.C.

 Business schools nationwide have struggled to close the gender enrollment gap, but the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of...

Aug 21, 2014, 09:00 ET

University of Maryland Orbital Debris Education and Research Center to Host Inaugural Workshop

The Center for Orbital Debris Education and Research (CODER) announced today that registration is open its inaugural workshop aimed to drive...

Aug 13, 2014, 10:32 ET

UMD Advanced Transportation Technologies Day Just Two Weeks Away

 On Thursday, Aug. 28, the University of Maryland (UMD) A. James Clark School of Engineering will host its first-ever Advanced Transportation...

Aug 12, 2014, 16:57 ET
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Beware of Your Mindset When Renting

 Commitment-shy shoppers carefully evaluate products before making a purchase, but new research from the University of Maryland's Robert H....

Aug 12, 2014, 15:04 ET

University of Maryland School of Medicine Scientist is at Forefront of Developing Vaccine for Ebola Virus

As the number of lives taken by the Ebola virus in West Africa has surpassed 1,000, and the U.S. prepares as rapidly as it can, it is clear that...

Aug 06, 2014, 08:00 ET
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The Hotel at the University of Maryland to Break Ground in 2015

 The University of Maryland and developer David H. Hillman of Southern Management Corporation today announce that the construction of The Hotel...

Aug 05, 2014, 09:00 ET

University of Maryland Opens Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site in Southern Maryland

The University of Maryland (UMD) A. James Clark School of Engineering today announced the launch of a new Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site...

Jul 30, 2014, 09:00 ET

UMD Researchers Bridge Gap between Microelectronics, Biological Systems

Researchers often use microelectronic devices embedded with biological components to interrogate biology, but such devices can do much more –...

Jul 29, 2014, 08:00 ET

University Of Maryland Schools Of Dentistry And Medicine Receive $10.7M Grant To Conduct Systems Biology Research On Control And Prevention Of Sexually-Transmitted Infections

The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry (UM SOD) and Medicine (UM SOM) jointly announced today that they have received a five-year $10.7...

Jul 15, 2014, 09:00 ET

Experience Hurricane Force Winds at the University of Maryland's Media Day in the Wind Tunnel, July 21

With the arrival of Arthur, hurricane season is officially here. The University of Maryland is offering reporters the chance to experience first...

Jul 14, 2014, 15:07 ET
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State Highway Administration, University of Maryland, City of College Park and County Officials Announce U.S. 1 Pedestrian Safety Enhancements

Emphasizing partnership and commitment to combat a recent increase in pedestrians fatalities, Maryland State Highway Administrator Melinda B....

Jul 01, 2014, 11:00 ET

UMD, GBSI Partner to Advance Antibody Standards

The University of Maryland (UMD) Fischell Department of Bioengineering and the Maryland Center for Excellence in Regulatory Science (M-CERSI) have...

Jul 01, 2014, 09:00 ET
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UMD Marks Official Transition to Big Ten Today with Campus Celebration

 The University of Maryland marks its historic move to the Big Ten Conference today with an on-campus celebration. UMD students, faculty, staff...

Jun 26, 2014, 16:33 ET
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University of Maryland's Deepthought2 Debuts in Global Supercomputer Rankings

A University of Maryland supercomputer for the first time has been ranked among the most powerful supercomputers in the world, according to the...

Jun 23, 2014, 12:37 ET

Redox, UMD, Microsoft, Trans-Tech to Develop Transformational Natural Gas Fuel Cells Through $5 Million in ARPA-E Funding

Redox Power Systems LLC, the University of Maryland, Microsoft Corporation and Trans-Tech Inc. (a subsidiary of Skyworks Solutions Inc.) are...

Jun 17, 2014, 09:30 ET
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University of Maryland Participates in National Student Achievement Measure Project

 The University of Maryland recently signed up to participate in the Student Achievement Measure (SAM)—a web-based graduation rate...

Jun 12, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Renowned Administrator, Professor, and Mentor Takes the Helm as Dean of UMD's College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

The University of Maryland today announced the appointment of Gregory F. Ball, Ph.D., as the new Dean of the College of Behavioral and Social...

Jun 11, 2014, 10:18 ET
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UMD, GW, and VT add Johns Hopkins to NSF's DC I-Corps Node and NSF's National Innovation Network

The University of Maryland, along with the George Washington University and Virginia Tech, have added the Johns Hopkins University to the National...

Jun 04, 2014, 09:27 ET
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UMD Business School to Educate 600 U.S. Customs and Border Protection Leaders

 Starting this summer, the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, Office of Executive Programs, will direct the U.S....