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Nov 23, 2015, 09:19 ET
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Northrop Grumman Foundation Renews Commitment to UMD's Honors College Cybersecurity Program with $2.76M Gift

The University of Maryland today announced a renewed commitment of $2.76 million from the Northrop Grumman Foundation to its Advanced Cybersecurity...

Nov 19, 2015, 09:27 ET
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University of Maryland Dedicates Frederick Douglass Square to Honor Maryland's Native Son

The University of Maryland dedicated a memorial on campus to honor abolitionist Frederick Douglass, a son of Maryland who has come to represent...

Nov 05, 2015, 17:42 ET

University Of Maryland School Of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece Receives David E. Rogers Award From The Association Of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) announced that University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Dean E. Albert Reece,...

Oct 27, 2015, 12:21 ET

10 Cool Things Drones Already Do, from UMD-Smith Experts

 As Walmart plans to test delivery drones, experts at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business say consumers don't have...

Oct 24, 2015, 22:30 ET
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Country Superstar Tim McGraw Headlines Concert To Benefit University Of Maryland Children's Hospital

 Nearly 2,000 people attended a concert tonight by country music superstar Tim McGraw to support patients and programs at the University of...

Oct 19, 2015, 11:42 ET

UMD Project Management Center for Excellence Now Accepting Abstracts for 3rd Annual Symposium

 The University of Maryland's Project Management Center for Excellence is now accepting paper and case study submissions for its third...

Oct 15, 2015, 15:30 ET

University Of Maryland School Of Medicine Researchers to Begin Clinical Trial Of GammaPod, A First-Of-Its-Kind Radiation Therapy System To Treat Early Breast Cancers

 After more than a decade of research and development, researchers in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School...

Oct 12, 2015, 14:42 ET

University of Maryland Flies High with Milestone 50th High-Altitude Balloon Launch

 On Saturday, October 10, the University of Maryland (UMD) Maryland Space Grant Consortium Balloon Payload Team celebrated its 50th tracked...

Oct 05, 2015, 13:24 ET

Novel Microscopy Technique to Shed New Light on Study of Cell Properties, Disease Pathogenesis

A team of researchers from the University of Maryland (UMD), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Massachusetts General Hospital have...

Oct 05, 2015, 09:47 ET
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The Phillips Collection and University of Maryland Form Dynamic Partnership to Transform Scholarship and Innovation in the Arts

 The Phillips Collection's Director Dorothy Kosinski and University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh announced today a bold partnership...

Oct 02, 2015, 12:31 ET
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University of Maryland Math Building Named for William E. Kirwan

The University of Maryland today announced that the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland (USM) has approved the naming of UMD's...

Oct 01, 2015, 09:20 ET

UMD's CHIDS to Host Workshop on Health IT and Economics Oct. 9-10 in D.C.

Experts from academia, industry and government will gather at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9-10,...

Sep 30, 2015, 08:00 ET

Bauchau Named First Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professor in Rotorcraft

 The University of Maryland welcomes Dr. Olivier Bauchau as the first Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professor in Rotorcraft. Bauchau brings...

Sep 25, 2015, 13:45 ET

The University of Maryland Receives $50,000 Grant from Dominion Foundation

On September 25, Dominion Foundation presented the University of Maryland (UMD) with a $50,000 educational grant. The grant, part of Dominion's...

Sep 15, 2015, 11:35 ET

Less mess, more versatility: building a smarter industrial robot

Like a driver who refuses to ask for directions when lost, today's industrial robots don't know when they're in trouble and should stop and get...

Sep 15, 2015, 10:13 ET
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University of Maryland Continues to Make Strides as National Leader in Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Maryland continues to be a higher education leader in the areas of diversity and inclusion, most recently being recognized with a...

Sep 10, 2015, 17:31 ET

University of Maryland & Texas Instruments Team Up for Innovative First-Year Electrical and Computer Engineering Course

On September 11, 2015, at 10 a.m. the University of Maryland's (UMD) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), in the A. James Clark...

Sep 10, 2015, 09:00 ET
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$10M Gift Promises Continued Excellence for University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business

The University of Maryland announced today a gift of $10 million from the Robert H. Smith Family Foundation to support MBA scholarships,...

Sep 08, 2015, 16:09 ET

University of Maryland Research Report Addresses Federal Acquisitions

In order to achieve acquisition reform, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) must address challenges in four areas: what is acquired (the requirements...

Sep 01, 2015, 10:23 ET
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New UMD Study Finds that after Weighing Options, Majority of Americans Approve Iran Nuclear Deal

A majority of a national citizen advisory panel, made up of a representative sample of American registered voters,...