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April 23
Hubble Brings Faraway Comet Into View
A University of Maryland-led research team is closely following ISON, which offers a rare opportunity to witness a comet's evolution as it makes its first-ever journey through the inner solar system.
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April 22
Going Green Vertically
UMD environmental science and technology graduate student Scott Tjaden is working to bring the first green wall to campus.
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April 22
Mourning the Loss of UMD Alum Jack Kay
The University of Maryland is saddened by the death of Jack Kay, a distinguished alumnus and benefactor.   
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April 19
UMD Recognizes Past Year's Most Promising Innovations
Three winners were honored for their promising new UMD technologies at the recent University of Maryland Invention of the Year Awards.
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April 18
Bat and Rat Brain Rhythms Differ When on the Move
To get a clear picture of how humans and other mammals form memories and find their way through their surroundings, neuroscientists must pay more attention to a broad range of animals rather than focus on a single model species, say two UMD researchers.
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April 18
UMD, Xerox Seek to Improve Mobile Document Scanning
A UMD computer scientist has begun collaborating with researchers at a leading document management corporation to advance high-quality mobile scans of business, legal or personal documents.
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April 17
Students Show "Do Good" Spirit at Challenge Finals
Five finalist teams of University of Maryland students showed off their philanthropic and innovative thinking last week during the annual Do Good Challenge.
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April 16
UMD's START Issues History of Terrorism Report
In light of the series of bombs that exploded at the Boston Marathon on April 15, UMD’s National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism has issued a history of terrorism report.
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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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