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FPE Professor Peter Sunderland Designated PI on Upcoming NIST and NSF Projects

Clark School of Engineering - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 11:54
Grant money will be used in research aimed at developing wild-fire suppression methods, and cleaner, more efficient internal combustion engines.
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A Conversation With Nick Ditchey, Citi Intern

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 02:00
In this edition, Nick Ditchey, MBA Candidate 2018, lets us in on what it's like to work as a Summer Associate at Citi in New York City, NY.
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PERFORMANCE ALUM ON A MISSION TO SUPPORT BLACK PERFORMERS

College of Arts and Humanities - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 14:51
PERFORMANCE ALUM ON A MISSION TO SUPPORT BLACK PERFORMERS Tue, 8/1/17 Caroline Clay ’13 develops roles for black performers while pursuing her own. Announcements, Research and Scholarly WorkAlumniCollege of Arts and Humanities, School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
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ARHU PROFESSORS AMONG 2017 NEH GRANT WINNERS

College of Arts and Humanities - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 14:46
ARHU PROFESSORS AMONG 2017 NEH GRANT WINNERSWed, 8/2/17 English prof Zita Nunes and History prof Richard Bell awarded NEH grants. Announcements, Honors and AwardsFacultyCollege of Arts and Humanities, English, History
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Nine Cool Unicorns You Might Not Know Yet

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:09
Everybody knows Uber and Airbnb. The two startups are so big that their names have become not just noun, but verb. The riding-hailing service and the house-sharing service are two of today's best-known unicorn companies, privately held tech startups valued at more than $1 billion. There was ...
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Table for One: Research Reveals the Power of Solitude

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:48
Does food actually taste worse when we're dining alone? A recent study from researchers at Japan's Nagoya University suggests solitude negatively affects our enjoyment of food, but finds we can counter the effect by positioning a mirror or a photo of ourselves where we can see it. The Smith ...
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Concussion Research and the NFL

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 07:43
Football season hasn't even started and already the National Football League is tackling some difficult challenges. It's coming off a season that saw a steep, 8 percent decline in TV viewership and now is faced with startling new evidence about the serious medical risks its players face. The...
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Student Spotlight: Toby Dilworth

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 02:58
This mechanical engineering Terp launched an aerial photography business at 18.
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EMBA Cohort 16 Crosses the Stage

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 14:17
The sun peeked out of the clouds, heralding the end of a long, heavy rain just as Executive MBA graduates from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business marked the culmination of a challenging, transformative journey.
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UMD’s bio-compatible battery garners international coverage

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 12:44
One-of-a-kind device showcased for medical, scientific advances
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2017-18 ALL S.T.A.R. FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

College of Arts and Humanities - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 12:41
2017-18 ALL S.T.A.R. FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS Two ARHU students receive 2017-18 ALL S.T.A.R. fellowships. Honors and AwardsGraduateALL STARAmerican Studies, College of Arts and Humanities, English
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Khaligh-led student team wins award at IEEE IFEC competition

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 12:36
In first-ever entry, the Clark School team wins Best Presentation Award.
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ARHU FACULTY EARN PROMOTIONS AND TENURE

College of Arts and Humanities - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 12:31
ARHU FACULTY EARN PROMOTIONS AND TENURE Thirteen faculty members from the College of Arts and Humanities were awarded tenured positions and promotions to full professor. Announcements, Promotions and TenureFacultypromotionCollege of Arts and Humanities, Communication, English, Linguistics, School...
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Student Spotlight: Ryan Moss

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 09:21
A UAS Test Site internship was a natural next step for this mechanical engineering student.
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Will Subscription Services Transform the Way We Shop?

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 09:18
Soon, it might be that your favorite place to shop is in your mailbox. At least, that's the idea behind the growing crop of online styling and fashion subscription services. The services – Stitch Fix, MM.LaFleur and LeTote are among the most popular – are offering up a tiny-store-in-a-box ea...
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Smith Undergrads Compete in RoboNation Competition

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:19
Designing, building and racing autonomous robotic submarines is not your usual summer activity for business majors, but two undergraduates did exactly that as they proudly represented the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business last week in San Diego, Calif. Teams from th...
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UAS Test Site Hosts International Justice System Workshop Participants

Clark School of Engineering - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:52
Twenty-six Chinese police college trainees saw a demonstration of the site's capabilities. 
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The End of Libor

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:23
The end is near for Libor, the scandal-plagued financial benchmark formerly dubbed "the world's most important number." British regulators say they will phase out Libor, the London interbank offered rate, by the end of 2021, replacing it with a more transparent set of metrics that are more c...
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John S. Baras receives 2017 IEEE Simon Ramo Medal

Clark School of Engineering - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 02:57
The medal is given "for exceptional achievement in systems engineering and systems science."
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