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Innovation @ UMD

May 14
UMD Undergrads Impress IBM, Industry Pros
This spring, IBM challenged University of Maryland undergraduates to develop ideas for implementing its recent customer service innovation, the Watson Engagement Advisor.
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May 9
UMD's WaterShed Grows Roots at Pepco's Rockville Facility
Officials celebrated the opening of the Pepco WaterShed Sustainability Center, a "living classroom" dedicated to the education and research of sustainable energies.
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May 8
Two UMD Students Named University Innovation Fellows
Two University of Maryland students have been named University Innovation Fellows by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation.
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May 2
University of Maryland Students Host TEDxUMD
A group of University of Maryland students have joined together to host the first ever TEDxUMD.
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April 30
UMD Students Demonstrate How They "Do Good" at Challenge Finals
Six finalist teams of UMD students demonstrated their creativity, innovative spirit and passion for doing good during last night's third annual Do Good Challenge finals.
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April 30
UMD Celebrates Inventions and Partnerships
A better material for the 3D printing of vascular implants, a new technology that makes cloud storage more secure and efficient, and a low-cost, high-energy solid state lithium-ion battery are the UMD 2013 Invention of the Year winners.
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April 23
New Physical Sciences Complex Holds Revolutionary Promise
UMD's new Physical Sciences Complex is an instant architectural landmark and is poised to become a landmark of scientific achievement.
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April 21
University Introduces TERPRIDE
The University of Maryland debuts TERPRIDE, a retro-fitted Shuttle-UM bus now transformed into a mobile 'experience vehicle.'
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April 18
UMD Students to Compete to 'Do Good' at UMD April 29
NFL MVP and CBS NFL Today Analyst Boomer Esiason '84 and Legendary Sports Agent David Falk will headline a high profile panel of judges for the final round of the Do Good Challenge on April 29.
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April 10
Disease Diagnostic Group Wins UMD's Cupid's Cup
Disease Diagnostic Group, maker of an inexpensive handheld device that can diagnose malaria in one minute, was named the winner of the 2014 Cupid's Cup Business Competition.
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April 3
UMD Unveils Technology Entrepreneurship Master's Program
The University of Maryland will offer a new master's degree program in technology entrepreneurship starting this fall.
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March 26
30 Days of EnTERPreneurship Showcases Innovation at UMD
The University of Maryland kicked off today its third annual 30 Days of EnTERPreneurship, a month-long celebration of the university's fearless ideas, innovation and impact.
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March 24
IBM Challenges UMD Students to Develop New Customer Service Tech
IBM is challenging UMD students to develop innovative business solutions related to customer service in the IBM Watson Engagement Advisor Case Competition from March 28-30.
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March 20
UMD to Host FIRST Robotics Regional Competition
The University of Maryland will host the 2014 Chesapeake Regional FIRST Robotics Competition April 3-5, 2014, at the Comcast Center on the university’s College Park, Md., campus.
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March 14
Turning Radio Signals into Light for New Technologies
Scientists from Denmark and UMD's Joint Quantum Institute created a radio band detector that coverts radio waves to light, while reducing background noise a thousand times better than existing methods.
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