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Merrill College Remembers: Pioneer Journalist Gertrude Poe

Philip Merrill College of Journalism - 10 hours 43 min ago
Some information for this article comes from an obituary in the Laurel Leader by Melanie Dzwonchyk....
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The Trouble with J.Crew

Robert H. Smith School of Business - 15 hours 1 min ago
J.Crew is battling some choppy seas. It's had 10 consecutive quarterly sales declines, two straight years of losses, and now the iconic, classic clothier is swimming in more than $2 billion in debt. Its longtime style maven and creative director Jenna Lyons is out, as is its once-celebrated ...
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SPJ Names Gottlieb ’17 Galvan Award Winner / CNS is MOEy Finalist

Philip Merrill College of Journalism - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:19
Adapted from Society of Professional Journalists News Releases...
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Meet the Alumnus Who Brought Stormwater Management to Silicon Valley

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:22
Mapistry software helps industrial facilities navigate stormwater regulations.
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Why It Makes Sense that the New 'Doctor Who' Is a Woman

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 07:52
The BBC's "Doctor Who" series has long embraced the idea of change. It's been written into the script for years, with the timelord protagonist's biological ability for regeneration and new incarnations. Now the series is preparing for what is perhaps its most striking transformation. For the...
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A Little-Known Link Between Buffett and Sprint

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 22:40
Why might Warren Buffett be interested in Sprint? The question emerged from an annual gathering of CEOs in Sun Valley, Idaho, last weekend. Sprint is losing money and is saddled with more than $32 billion in debt, notes the Smith School's David Kass. And at first glance, it would not appear ...
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Student Spotlight: Lucia Fernandez

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:25
Fernandez says that bioengineers "can create something that could have an effect around the world."
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New Appointees Join Smith’s Advisory Board

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:02
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has named nine new appointees to its Board of Advisors for three-year terms, effective July 1, 2017.
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Sophomores Complete College Park Scholars Program

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:13
Fifty-six sophomores in the by-invitation-only Business, Society & the Economy (BSE) program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business earned their Citation Award for successfully completing the two-year College Park Scholars program this past spring semester.
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Morningstar publishes manuscript on Gen. Patton

College of Arts and Humanities - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 13:29
Morningstar publishes manuscript on Gen. Patton PhD. Candidate James Kelly Morningstar has published his book on World War II American general, George S. Patton, Jr. Research and Scholarly Work, Student Experience and SuccessAlumni, Faculty, Staff, General Audience, Graduate, Prospective Students...
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SLLC Welcomes New Faculty: Elisa Gironzetti

College of Arts and Humanities - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:57
SLLC Welcomes New Faculty: Elisa Gironzetti Her research focuses on humor, pragmatics and language teaching, and Hispanic applied linguistics. Announcements, Research and Scholarly WorkAlumni, Faculty, Staff, General AudienceSchool of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Spanish and Portuguese
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CBERC's Simpson Serves as Interim Chair of Criminology

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:32
The University of Maryland's College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Department of Criminology are grateful for the continued leadership of Professor Sally Simpson, who recently took the helm of the department as interim chair. Simpson will also continue to serve as director of the...
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HUGH M. HEFNER FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES UMD PROF AS FIRST AMENDMENT AWARD WINNER

College of Arts and Humanities - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:00
HUGH M. HEFNER FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES UMD PROF AS FIRST AMENDMENT AWARD WINNERWed, 7/12/17 The Hugh M. Hefner Foundation is pleased to announce its 2017 First Amendment Award winners. Honors and AwardsFaculty, Staffhasan elahiArt, College of Arts and Humanities
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