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Innovation @ UMD

January 29
Teaming Up on a "Catchy" New Football Product
Making a great catch requires exceptional timing, skill, strength, hand-eye coordination and…sticky gloves. Thanks to UMD students and alumni, football players at all levels now have a new way to put the sticky back on their favorite gloves. 
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January 13
Robots Learn by Watching Videos
Imagine having a personal robot prepare your breakfast every morning. Now, imagine that this robot didn’t need any help figuring out how to make the perfect omelet, because it learned all the necessary steps by watching videos on YouTube. It might sound like science fiction, but a UMD team has just made a significant breakthrough that will bring this scenario one step closer to reality.
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December 23
Saving Energy with 'Personal HVAC Systems'
Two UMD research teams will launch new federally-funded research projects designed to create personal technologies for keeping individuals comfortably cool or warm, while shrinking the energy needs of the buildings they occupy. 
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December 22
Pulsing Magnetic Fields Could Push Drugs to Deep Targets
UMD researchers working with Weinberg Medical Physics LLC have developed a new technique to magnetically deliver drug-carrying particles to cancer tumors or other hard-to-reach targets deep in the body. The method has the potential to transform the way deep-tissue tumors and diseases are treated.
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December 22
UMD Partners with Ken Ulman to Boost Economic Development
Through an agreement with the University of Maryland College Park Foundation, former Howard County Executive Ken Ulman has been tapped to serve as a strategist for economic development and growth at the University of Maryland and its surrounding communities.
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December 1
UMD Scientists Strive for more Sustainable Strawberry Fields
Researchers utilize wireless sensor networks to improve efficiency in strawberry growing.
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November 19
UMD Student Leaders Named National University Innovation Fellows
In celebration of National Entrepreneurship Month and Global Entrepreneurship Week, UMD is proud to announce that three students have been named University Innovation Fellows by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation.
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November 7
UMD, Cigna Foundation Train Barbers, Stylists as Community Health Advocates
A new partnership will encourage colorectal cancer screening among African-Americans through health promotion initiatives in barbershops and beauty salons in Prince George’s County.
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November 3
10th Annual Cupid's Cup Business Competition Now Open
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Cupid's Cup Business Competition, presented by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at UMD's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
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October 17
UMD iSchool Fellows to Help Solve Digital Curation Problems at NAL
Brand New Collaborative Program Facilitates Strong Workforce Development
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October 16
UMD Launches Entrepreneurship Specialization through Coursera
The University of Maryland is launching a new specialization through Coursera titled Entrepreneurship: Launching an Innovative Business.
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October 3
UMD Clark School to Host Mpact Week: Disaster Resilience
UMD's Clark School of Engineering will host its second annual Mpact Week, a five-day event showcasing research, education, and innovations.
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October 2
UMD Releases Digital Forensic Software for Libraries
UMD and UNC announce the release of BitCurator 1.0, a free, open-source digital forensic software environment that supports libraries, archives and museums in their efforts to acquire, preserve and archive materials that originate in a digital form.
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October 1
University of Maryland Expands "Innovation Fridays"
UMD is transforming its popular "Innovation Fridays," which began as weekly pitch sessions, into a full day of innovation activities to help students discover and explore, pitch and refine, and prototype and build their fearless ideas.
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September 24
Leidos Invests in Innovation Partnership with UMD
The University of Maryland received a $200,000 donation from Leidos, a national security, health and engineering solutions company, to support research, education programs, student activities and fellowships.
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