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Innovation @ UMD

May 17
TDPS Professor Explores 'Your Brain on Dance'
School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies professor Karen Kohn Bradley is conducting experiments into what changes happen in the brain when a person dances.
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May 14
Two Entrepreneur Teams Win Business Model Challenge
UMD's Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) has named two UMD teams as winners of the inaugural University of Maryland Business Model Challenge.
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May 13
UMD CATT Lab Director Named "Champion of Change"
Michael L. Pack, director of UMD's Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory has been recognized by the White House as a Transportation "Champion of Change."
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May 8
UMD Students Debut Public Art Installations
As part of a unique cultural collaboration between UMD and local community groups, a sidewalk exhibition of interactive installations debuted this week in Montgomery County's Long Branch Neighborhood.
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April 30
UMD Robot Bird Takes Maneuverability to New Height
University of Maryland professors S. K. Gupta and Hugh Bruck and their students have developed and demonstrated a new robotic bird, "Robo Raven."
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April 29
Life-Saving Technology Advances with $500k Fed Grant
Remedium Technologies, a medical device company founded by UMD engineers has been awarded a $500,000 grant to test the company's sprayable foam for halting bleeding caused by traumatic injuries.
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April 25
Maryland Day 2013: Explore Our World
UMD is celebrating 15 years of Maryland Day on April 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain or shine) - offering more than 400 free events, free parking, free on-campus transportation, and many food choices.
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April 22
Going Green Vertically
UMD environmental science and technology graduate student Scott Tjaden is working to bring the first green wall to campus.
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April 19
UMD Recognizes Past Year's Most Promising Innovations
Three winners were honored for their promising new UMD technologies at the recent University of Maryland Invention of the Year Awards.
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April 17
Students Show "Do Good" Spirit at Challenge Finals
Five finalist teams of University of Maryland students showed off their philanthropic and innovative thinking last week during the annual Do Good Challenge.
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April 9
ARHU Announces Foxworth Creative Enterprise Grants
UMD's College of Arts and Humanities will launch the new "Foxworth Creative Enterprise Grants" with former Ravens cornerback and NFL Players Association President Domonique Foxworth '04 and his wife.
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April 9
Can Unmanned Aircraft Stop Poachers in Their Tracks?
A daring experiment to use drone aircraft and intelligence tools against rhinoceros poachers in South Africa will be previewed in a free public talk April 11 at the University of Maryland.
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April 8
UMD's Earth Starter Wins Eighth Annual Cupid's Cup
The University of Maryland's Earth Starter, maker of the Nourishmat modular garden kit, took home $52,500 as the top winner of the eighth annual Cupid's Cup.
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April 4
'MPowering the State' Reveals Impact and Potential
In coordination with the one-year anniversary of MPowering the State, UMD President Wallace Loh, UMB President Jay Perman and USM Chancellor Brit Kirwan discuss the partnership's success and ongoing potential.
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March 28
30 Days of EnTERPreneurship Returns
The University of Maryland announced today the second annual '30 Days of EnTERPreneurship.'
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