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March 28
UMD Students to Compete to 'Do Good' at UMD April 10
UMD announces philanthropists – acclaimed television star Fran Drescher and nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis – will headline a panel of judges for the Do Good Challenge April 10.
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March 28
UMB and UMCP Celebrate First Year of Collaborative Success
University of Maryland, Baltimore President Jay Perman and University of Maryland, College Park President Wallace Loh celebrate the first year of the University of Maryland: MPowering the State collaboration.
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March 26
Entrepreneurs to Compete for $70k in Cupid's Cup
Six startups, including two from UMD, will compete in the April 5 final round of Cupid's Cup, the national business competition held by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship.
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March 25
START Hosts State Dept.'s Tara Sonenshine
UMD's National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) will host U.S. Department of State Under Secretary Tara Sonenshine on Wednesday, March 27.
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March 25
UMD Celebrates Good Neighbor Day
The University of Maryland will celebrate Good Neighbor Day, an annual cross-campus service project, on Saturday, April 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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March 22
UMD Earns Highest Honor for Community Service
UMD has been named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll—the highest honor for a university's commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. 
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March 21
Rock Star Status for New Colt on Campus
UMD's Campus Farm has welcomed the newest member of the Terrapin family: a thoroughbred colt. This marks the first time in three decades a foal has been born on the university’s Campus Farm.
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March 21
Journalism Senior Scores Second Place and $2k Prize
Josh Fendrick, a senior in UMD's Philip Merrill College of Journalism, has been named a top five semi-finalist in the Broadcast Television News Competition of the Student Journalism Awards Program.
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March 14
Winners Saw 'No Limits' in Pitch Competition
Competition was so close among University of Maryland student social entrepreneurs in the recent No Limits Social Impact Pitch Competition that the judges awarded two top winners.
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March 14
Two UMD Graduate Programs Ranked #1
The University of Maryland was once again highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report's 2014 Best Graduate Schools – with 30 programs ranked in the top 25.
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March 14
Diversity in the Sports Media: What Happened?
Just how diverse is sports media? The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at UMD will hear from a wide variety of voices on this issue during a panel discussion Wednesday, March 27.
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March 13
A Look into the Future of Quantum Computing
Discoveries by physicists and materials scientists at the University of Maryland and other leading institutions have the world on the verge of a new technological revolution.
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March 12
UMD Creates Model Energy Course for U.S. Colleges
To develop a new generation of energy-savvy leaders, UMD has created a new 'Energy 101' curriculum that federal officials and education leaders hope will be used at colleges around the country.
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March 12
Bias Blocks Women in Science
UMD research shows female professors are almost 50 percent less likely than their male counterparts to be invited to join corporate scientific advisory boards (SABs) and start new companies.
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March 8
Uncovering How Humans Hear One Voice Among Many
A new UMD study reveals the precise mechanisms by which our brains have the ability to zero in on a single voice, even amid the cacophony of voices, known as the "cocktail party effect."
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