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Robert Briber Named Interim Dean of Clark School

Clark School of Engineering - Thu, 03/05/2020 - 12:57
Professor Robert Briber has been named Interim Dean of the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering, effective April 1, 2020.
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iSmith Helps Students Prepare and Define Competencies, Narrative

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 15:40
This year’s freshman class at Maryland Smith kicked off their studies with a new pilot: the iSmith program. It’s an innovative experience designed to prepare students for the workplace by building a personal brand and a narrative of their professional strategies and personal development as t...
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Legacy of Warren Isman Offers New Opportunity for FPE Students 

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 12:48
Endowed Memorial Scholarship provided by the NFPA will be available to incoming undergraduates. 
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Pattishall Family Establishes Scholarship to Support Women in Aerospace Engineering

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 11:21
Marti Pattishall creates fund honoring late husband Robert A. Pattishall’s (aerospace engineering ’69) legacy and preserve his passion for education.
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Reducing Gender Bias: A Take from Two Smith Professors

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 03/03/2020 - 14:55
How can we reduce gender bias in the workplace? The question sparked a thoughtful debate at the Girls in Tech Conference in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 27. Offering insights in the discussion were two professors from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Wendy W. Moe...
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NPR, Howard Center, CNS Win Scripps Howard Award For Climate Change Collaboration

Philip Merrill College of Journalism - Tue, 03/03/2020 - 14:09
COLLEGE PARK (3/3/20) — The University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism’s Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, NPR and Capital News Service won a prestigious Scripps Howard Award Tuesday for their climate change collaboration....
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Hisaoka Speaker Series: Sometimes finding wrong idea first leads to the right future business

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 03/03/2020 - 12:19
In the most recent Hisaoka Speaker Series, Robert G. Hisaoka, ’79 Maryland alum, interviewed three fellow Terps who have successfully founded their own businesses.
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ECE Researchers Represented on Three 2020 MURI Awards

Clark School of Engineering - Mon, 03/02/2020 - 10:20
These five-year grants will be provided to teams located across 52 U.S. academic institutions, subject to satisfactory research progress and the availability of funds.
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Clark School Faculty Receive CAREER Awards

Clark School of Engineering - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 15:17
Three faculty members of the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering have received Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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Dr. Eleonora Tubaldi Joins Mechanical Engineering Faculty

Clark School of Engineering - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 14:34
Tubaldi explore's nature's strategies to develop soft, bio-inspired devices.
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Pitch Dingman Competition Finals Puts a Spotlight on UMD Student Entrepreneurs

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 12:38
Each year, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship hosts the Pitch Dingman Competition — the University of Maryland’s business competition. Hundreds of students, faculty, alumni and VIPs will gather to watch top student entrepreneurs pitch their businesses to an expert panel of judges to com...
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Being Black in Entrepreneurship: Fireside Chat

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 09:30
On Feb. 26, 2020, students gathered in Van Munching Hall for Being Black in Entrepreneurship: Fireside Chat, an opportunity for young emerging business owners to learn about starting a business as a founder of color.
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Npr, Google Leaders to Speak at Maryland Smith’s Women Inspire

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 09:49
Event Honors Smith Alumnae for Their Achievements College Park, Md. (Feb. 10, 2020) – Meg Goldthwaite, chief marketing officer at NPR, and Sherika Ekpo, global diversity and inclusion lead for Google AI, will be the honored guests at this year’s Women Inspire event, hosted by the University ...
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Stroka Receives NSF CAREER Award for Cell Mechanobiology Research

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 17:09
BIOE assistant professor aims to apply grant towards understanding how vascular permeability is regulated.
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Creating Paths Toward Academic Success

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 12:02
For seven years, the Smith Business Academy, designed for black and Latino men; and the Women’s Empowerment Institute, its female counterpart, have provided a supportive community of like-minded peers to help thwart incongruence in academic achievement experienced at many predominantly white...
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Winter 2020 Abroad: Gaining, Sharing Knowledge All Around the World

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 10:03
The Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted its fifth annual Global Showcase on Feb. 13, 2020, presenting projects from study abroad programs of the Winter 2020 term.
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Anusha Dixit Awarded Inaugural Mary and Tom Snitch Undergraduate Scholarship

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 15:15
Scholarship provides merit-based support to students in aerospace engineering.
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Dr. Hosam Fathy Joins Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 14:24
Fathy joins the department with an extensive background in optimal control of energy systems.
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Climate Change Collaboration From NPR, Howard Center, CNS Named Finalist For Scripps Howard Award

Philip Merrill College of Journalism - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 13:34
COLLEGE PARK (2/25/20) — “Code Red: Baltimore’s Climate Divide,” a collaboration between the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism’s Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, NPR and Capital News Service, was named a finalist for a prestigious Scripps Howard...
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