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April 15
New Report Shows Terrorism is Top of Mind in U.S.
More Americans think about terrorist attacks than violent crime victimization, says a new report by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, headquartered at UMD.
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April 11
UMD Junior Selected for Prestigious Truman Scholarship
University of Maryland Junior Mohammad Zia is one of only 62 students nationwide to be awarded a prestigious Truman Scholarship.
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April 10
UMD Celebrates Legacy of Distinguished Professor
Marking his 80th birthday, UMD recognizes Physics Distinguished Professor Roald Sagdeev's lifetime of contributions and the impact he has made on modern science.
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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 9
Three UMD Students Earn Goldwater Scholarships
Three University of Maryland students have been awarded scholarships by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
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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 5
UMD Mentors PG Students to Robotics Championship Shot
A group of UMD engineering undergraduates have helped mentor a local student robotics team to a top three finish in the recent Washington, D.C., Regional FIRST Robotics Competition.
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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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April 3
Mourning the Loss of UMD Alumna Jane Henson
UMD is saddened by the news that alumna and world-celebrated puppeteer Jane Henson died Tuesday at her home in Connecticut at the age of 78 following a battle with cancer.
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April 2
UMD Hosts 'Public Health Research@Maryland' Day
The first annual Public Health Research@Maryland day will take place on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at UMD.
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April 2
UMD CIO Named First Presidential Fellow by EDUCAUSE
UMD and EDUCAUSE announce the appointment of Brian D. Voss, vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of UMD, as the first EDUCAUSE Presidential Fellow effective April 2013.
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April 1
Can Obama Broker Arab-Israeli Peace?
Former U.S. officials and a leading PBS journalist will discuss timely topics on U.S. involvement in Arab-Israeli diplomacy on April 9 at the University of Maryland.
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March 29
Astronomers Take a Closer Look at Comet ISON
Astronomers from UMD have had the rare opportunity to observe comet ISON in close detail, which may become one of the most dazzling in decades when it rounds the sun later this year.
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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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