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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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February 13
Engaging Future Philanthropic Leaders: An Innovative Model from WRAG and UMD
A blog post by Ginger Elsea, associate director, Arabella Advisors, on the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers's Philanthropy Fellows Program—an innovative partnership with the University of Maryland's Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership that provides WRAG's member organizations with an internship pipeline of students studying philanthropy.
February 12
UMD's Don Kettl: Rules for Obama's State of the Union
Donald F. Kettl, dean of the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy, gives his input on five things President Obama has to do—and five things he must avoid-during his State of the Union speech.
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February 12
Statement from UMD President Wallace Loh
University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh issues official statement.
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February 12
UMD Time Reversal Findings May Open Doors to the Future
Using a time-reversal technique, researchers at the University of Maryland have discovered how to transmit power, sound or images to a nonlinear object without knowing the object's exact location and without affecting objects around it. Their work, "Nonlinear Time Reversal in a Wave Chaotic System," was published in the Feb. 7 issue of the Physical Review Letters journal.
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February 12
UMD-Smith Professor Facilitates, Recounts Davos Summit Discussion on Innovation
Among other global leaders invited to the 2013 World Economic Forum themed "resilient dynamism" was University of Maryland business professor Anil Gupta, who participated in the summit's mission to "catalyze and facilitate global, regional and industry transformation."
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February 11
UMD Selected as Host Site for National Digital Stewardship Residency
The University of Maryland has been selected by the Library of Congress to serve as an elite training ground in a new residency program for professionals who work with digital collections.
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