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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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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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