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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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February 11
New UMD-VCU Regional News Service to Focus on Maryland, Virginia and DC
The Philip Merrill College of Journalism's Capital News Service at the University of Maryland and Virginia Commonwealth University's Capital News Service are creating a collaborative, regional news service bringing together several dozen reporters across multiple platforms in bureaus in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.
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February 11
University of Maryland Hits $1 Billion Fundraising Goal
The University of Maryland successfully raised $1 billion in its recently concluded Great Expectations fundraising campaign.
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February 8
Maryland Named Top 25 Peace Corps Recruiter
The University of Maryland has been ranked 24th in the Peace Corps' annual list of the 25 top volunteer-producing colleges in the large school category—with 53 undergraduate alumni currently serving as volunteers overseas.  Since the Peace Corps' inception, 1,144 UMD alumni have served, making it the 27th highest volunteer-producing university of all time.
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February 8
University of Maryland joins Library Publishing Coalition
The University of Maryland, in collaboration with more than 50 other academic libraries and the Educopia Institute, has joined a two-year project (2013-2014) to create the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC).
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February 7
UMD and ManTech Announce Partnership for Advanced Cybersecurity Research
The University of Maryland and ManTech International Corporation (ManTech) today announced a two-year partnership to pursue advanced research in cybersecurity, including systems engineering and full spectrum computer network operations.
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February 7
UMD Named 2013 Best Value College by Princeton Review
The University of Maryland has been named a Best Value College for 2013 by the Princeton Review.  The list, recognizing 75 public and 75 private colleges, ranks selected schools based on a wide range of criteria—from academics to cost of attendance to financial aid.
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