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Dec 15, 2014, 14:34 ET
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Researchers Use Text-Mining Software to Predict Success, Failure of D.C. Restaurants

Using a database of 130,000 Yelp reviews of restaurants in Washington, D.C., two professors and a Ph.D. student at the University of Maryland's...

Dec 11, 2014, 07:30 ET

Run Deep: Pulsing Magnetic Fields Focus Nano-Particles to Deep Targets

Recent efforts between the University of Maryland (UMD) and Bethesda-based Weinberg Medical Physics LLC (WMP) have led to a new technique to...

Nov 21, 2014, 08:30 ET

University of Maryland Breaks Ground for A. James Clark Hall

 The University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering today will host the ceremonial groundbreaking of the new A. James Clark Hall...

Nov 19, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Michael R. Poterala Tapped to Lead UMD's Legal Affairs

The University of Maryland has named Michael R. Poterala as the new Vice President and General Counsel for the university. Poterala joins UMD from...

Nov 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

University Of Maryland, Baltimore Invests $100,000 To Complete Harpoon Medical's $3.6M Series A Financing

  University of Maryland (UM) Ventures and Harpoon Medical, Inc. announced today that the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has...

Nov 18, 2014, 11:31 ET

UMD UAS Test Site Receives FAA Approval to Fly

The University of Maryland (UMD) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site, located in California, Md., has received a Certificate of Waiver or...

Nov 12, 2014, 09:00 ET
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New Report Highlights Legal Challenges Facing Maryland's Agricultural Community

The Maryland agricultural community is facing a diverse and complex set of legal challenges, but experts with the Agriculture Law Education...

Nov 06, 2014, 13:00 ET

University of Maryland Research Center Tackles Tough Orbital Debris Issues

Orbital debris is not just the stuff of Hollywood drama, but it is a growing threat to space-based communications, global infrastructure and the...

Nov 03, 2014, 11:47 ET
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10th Annual Cupid's Cup Business Competition Now Open

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Cupid's Cup Business Competition, presented by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin...

Oct 29, 2014, 13:28 ET

University of Maryland Announces Keynote Speakers from Across Industry, Government and Academe for Inaugural 2014 Orbital Debris Workshop

The University of Maryland Center for Orbital Debris Education and Research (CODER) has announced speakers and panelists for the inaugural 2014...

Oct 27, 2014, 09:03 ET
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UMD's Smith School to Open Center with $6 Million in Gifts

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business will study enterprise and markets at a new center of excellence funded by $5...

Oct 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

UMD Clark School of Engineering Kicks Off Mpact Week on Disaster Resilience

The University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering will kick off its second annual Mpact Week today. The five-day event showcasing...

Oct 15, 2014, 11:54 ET

UMD Researchers Use Artificially Engineered Materials to Create Breakthrough for Sound Sensors

 University of Maryland (UMD) A. James Clark School of Engineering researchers have developed breakthrough technology to improve sound sensor...

Oct 13, 2014, 08:30 ET
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$1M Grant Fuels Global Focus at UMD's Smith School

A new $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will fund the Center for International Business Education and...

Oct 09, 2014, 15:15 ET
Dr. Myron M. Levine Leads the testing of a new Ebola Vaccine at the Center for Vaccine Development at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (PRNewsFoto/UM SOM)

University of Maryland School Of Medicine and Malian Ministry of Health Begin Human Trials of Experimental Ebola Vaccine in Mali, West Africa

Professor Myron M. Levine, MD, Director of the Center for Vaccine Development (CVD) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), and...

Sep 30, 2014, 13:28 ET
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Amy Eichhorst Tapped to Lead UMD's Alumni Association

The University of Maryland has named Amy Eichhorst as the new executive director of the Alumni Association—a key role for leading the...

Sep 29, 2014, 16:30 ET

Institute Of Human Virology (IHV) Welcomes Renowned Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Shyamasundaran Kottilil

Robert C. Gallo, MD, director of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), and UM SOM Dean E....

Sep 12, 2014, 09:07 ET
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Brendan Iribe, Oculus CEO, Gives $31M for New University of Maryland Computer Science Building

The University of Maryland announced today a gift of $31 million from Oculus co-founder and CEO and UMD alumnus Brendan Iribe – the largest...

Sep 09, 2014, 10:48 ET

UMD Program Approves 18 Technology Development Projects, Worth $4.7 Million, Teaming Maryland Faculty and Companies

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program, an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) in the A. James Clark...

Sep 09, 2014, 10:12 ET

UMD Clark School to Host Mpact Week: Disaster Resilience

 The University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering will host its second annual Mpact Week, a five-day event showcasing...