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February 22
Alums Give D.C. Nightclub Encore Performance on MPT
A documentary produced by three UMD alums on one of Washington's most storied nightclubs, The Bayou, will air at 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25 on Maryland Public Television.
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February 21
Disaster Management Software Meets Sandy Challenge
Professor Louiqa Raschid discusses the disaster management software Sahana Eden, an emerging model for grassroots disaster management that complements resource-challenged government response systems.
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February 21
Sadat Peace Lecture Welcomes Dalai Lama
UMD will welcome his Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama to campus on Tuesday, May 7. He will be the latest in a long-list of world leaders who have given the prestigious Sadat Lecture.
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February 20
Povich Panel Considers Sports Risk and Safety
UMD's Shirly Povich Center for Sports Journalism will host a sports panel at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27 to discuss the risk factors of playing sports – at any age.
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February 20
Seed Grant Competition Powers UMD's Future of Information Alliance
The Future of Information Alliance has chosen four UMD teams as initial Seed Grant Competition award winners. Each team receives up to $25,000 and will present their project results on May 6.
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February 19
Researchers Achieve Breakthrough in Nanoprecision Imaging
UMD researchers have created a novel technique for nanoscale imaging that may lay the foundation for a new generation of microscopes, optical devices and sensors, and ultra-compact electronics.
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February 19
UMD Center for Math Ed. Joins National STEM Teaching Initiative
The Center for Mathematics Education (CfME) in the University of Maryland's College of Education has joined a national partnership committed to the goal of recruiting, preparing, and retaining 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers in 10 years.
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February 18
UMD RecycleMania Goal: Win the 'ACC Grand Champion' Title
The University of Maryland is once again taking on the RecycleMania challenge to reclaim its 2011 'ACC Grand Champion' title from Boston College, who placed first in the ACC in 2012. RecycleMania is a national recycling competition between hundreds of colleges and universities to see who can recycle the most from Feb. 3 to March 30.
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February 17
UMD Alumnus Jeong Kim Nominated for Ministry Post in South Korea
South Korea's President-elect Park Geun Hye has nominated University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering alumnus, benefactor and Professor of the Practice Dr. Jeong H. Kim Ph.D. '91 as minister of the new Future Creative Science Ministry, a new post that will be charged with helping to advance science and technology growth for the country.
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February 15
Md. Citizens for the Arts Honors Clarice Smith Center Executive Director
Susie Farr, executive director of the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland, has been awarded the Sue Hess Arts Advocate of the Year Award by Maryland Citizens for the Arts (MCA).
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February 14
UMD Senior is First Terp to Win Gates Cambridge Scholarship
The University of Maryland's first winner of the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship is Krzysztof Franaszek, a senior who juggles lab research that could lead to new virus-fighting strategies with volunteer work as an emergency medical technician for a local fire department.
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February 14
UMD Expert: U.S. Airways-American Merger to Spur Robust Competition, Better Customer Service
Michael Ball, a University of Maryland expert on transportation systems and airport operations, comments on the U.S. Airways-American Airlines merger.
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February 14
How Do I Love Thee? Say it in Latin!
University of Maryland Classics Professor Judith Hallett shares her insight on ancient Roman "love talk."
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February 13
AGNR Professor to Fill New Leadership Role at NOAA
Doug Lipton, University of Maryland associate professor in the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR), has been tapped to fill the newly created position of senior research economist at the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Fisheries beginning on June 3, 2013.
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February 13
Journalism Experts Gather to Discuss Challenges in the Digital Age
Faculty from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism traveled to Florida this past weekend for the second Journalism Interactive Conference - designed for educators, journalists, scholars and students to explore how journalism schools are meeting the challenge of the digital age.
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