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Three Things Frank Would Change in Dodd-Frank

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 11:24
If former lawmaker Barney Frank could go back in time and redo his response to the 2008 financial meltdown, he would start by closing a loophole that allows mortgage lenders to continue at least one dangerous practice from the pre-crisis era.
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Students Win TV News Awards in Hearst Journalism Competition

Philip Merrill College of Journalism - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 10:29
COLLEGE PARK (3/27/19) — Competing against their peers across the nation, two University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism students have placed in the top 20 of the Television News Competition of the 2018-2019 Hearst Journalism Awards Program....
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Elisabeth Smela one of five honored with Campus Women of Influence Award

Clark School of Engineering - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 09:19
The award recognizes women who have made exemplary contributions to the improvement of the quality of women's lives.
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New, more realistic simulator will improve safety of self-driving vehicles before road testing

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 16:01
Data-driven technology combines photos, videos, real-world trajectory, and behavioral information into a scalable, realistic autonomous driving simulator.
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Yifei Mo receives 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 14:03
Mo will receive $45K to help fund his research in engineered materials design.
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Katz Named IACR Fellow

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 10:23
He is being recognized for his technical and professional contributions to the field of cryptology
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The Buddy System: Human-Computer Teams

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 09:16
The combination of a human facial recognition expert teamed with a computer running ML analyses of facial image data provides the most accurate facial identification.
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Maryland Smith’s Kyle Wins Top Economics Award

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 07:39
Albert “Pete” Kyle, the Charles E. Smith Chair Professor of Finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, has been named 2018 recipient of the prestigious CME Group-MSRI Prize in Innovative Quantitative Applications for his landmark contributions to the theory o...
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Meet Kristin Fallon: Smith Alum and Marketing Communications Executive at GE Power

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 07:32
Undergraduate students Aimee Brennan, Odette Yang, and Deanna Yi, class of 2022, interviewed Kristin Fallon as part of their 2019 Impact Ambassador experience with the Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
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Galloway: Midwestern floods part of a global problem

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 16:17
The trend towards increased severe flooding is set to continue worldwide, says UMD's Gerald Galloway.
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UMD Faculty Awarded ED Grant to Increase Doctoral Degrees in Areas of National Need

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 09:21
The nine-year award is part of ED's Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need program, also known as GAANN.
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Clyne, Jewell Inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows

Clark School of Engineering - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 13:54
BIOE faculty awarded one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to a medical/biological engineer.
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Wood-based Technology Creates Electricity from Heat

Clark School of Engineering - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 11:58
Briber, Das and Hu make novel heat-conversion membrane
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Srebric Elected IBPSA Fellow

Clark School of Engineering - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 11:34
Jelena Srebric, University of Maryland professor of mechanical engineering, has been elected a Fellow of IBPSA.
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Tomorrow's Technology Leader 2019

Clark School of Engineering - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 10:15
Aerospace engineering student Adam Boro has been named among the 2019 "Tomorrow's Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties."
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Capital News Service Wins 18 MDDC Awards

Philip Merrill College of Journalism - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 08:47
COLLEGE PARK (3/25/19) — The University of Maryland Capital News Service has won 18 awards in this year’s Maryland, Delaware, D.C. Press Association contest....
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