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Climate Change Debate Fueled by 'Echo Chambers,' New Study Finds

A new study from researchers at the University of Maryland (UMD) and the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) demonstrates that...

May 22, 2015, 16:15 ET

New Research Leads to FDA Approval of First Drug to Treat Radiation Sickness

As a result of research performed by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

May 20, 2015, 13:05 ET
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Expanding Magnets Have Potential to Energize the World

A new class of magnets that swell in volume when placed in a magnetic field and generate negligible amounts of wasteful heat during energy...

May 13, 2015, 16:16 ET

UMD B-School's '360 Feedback Tool' Addresses Government 'Leadership Crisis'

University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, Office of Executive Programs, has collaborated with Boston-based Cambria Consulting to...

May 13, 2015, 09:15 ET
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Nation's Beekeepers Lost 40 Percent of Bees in 2014-15

Beekeepers across the United States lost more than 40 percent of their honey bee colonies during the year spanning April 2014 to April 2015,...

May 06, 2015, 08:00 ET

Biomecite Diagnostics Signs Option Agreement with UM Baltimore to Develop Tools to Detect Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

 University of Maryland (UM) Ventures and Biomecite Diagnostics, LLC announced today the signing of an exclusive option by Biomecite...

May 05, 2015, 11:57 ET

Stock Market's View of Gun Control: It's Coming

 Surveys show little change in American attitudes toward gun control after mass shootings, and gun sales have been going up in recent years....

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...