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January 30
Maryland Students Targeted for UMD-hosted Mobile Health Competition
Maryland high school and college students have the opportunity to create innovative solutions to healthcare challenges through a competition organized by UMD. 
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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 28
UMD Professor Pioneers Mental Health Treatment in Middle East
Professor’s methods proven effective across the U.S. can be replicated in low-resource, high-risk areas to alleviate depression worldwide
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January 28
Raising Healthy, Successful Children
In a new briefing paper analyzing recent U.S. Census Bureau data, UMD professor of family science shows parenting practices matter in the long-term emotional and cognitive health of children. 
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January 27
UMD Researcher Shows China’s Economic Growth Diminishing its Water Supply
UMD Professor of Geographical Sciences and a team of international researchers have published new findings outlining the alarming future of China’s water supply, as the country’s booming economy and human activities continue to deplete its natural resources. 
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January 27
The University of Maryland, College Park will open late at 10:00 a.m. today, Tuesday, January 27, 2015, due to inclement weather.
January 26
The University of Maryland, College Park will open on time today, Monday, January 26, 2015.
January 23
President’s Proposed Tax Credit Designed by UMD Faculty
UMD economists, Professors Melissa S. Kearney and Lesley J. Turner,  developed the second earner tax credit proposed by President Obama at Tuesday's State of the Union address.
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January 22
Team Finds New Order in Exotic Superconductors
UMD discovery may advance synthesis of materials that can superconduct at room temperature, which could transform smart power grids, advanced wireless communications, power-storage technologies and new imaging systems.
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January 21
The University of Maryland, College Park will open on time today, Wednesday, January 21, 2015.
January 15
School of Public Health Students Lead Community Focused Weight Loss Campaign
UMD's School of Public Health launches a student-led, year-long Lose It to Win It campaign, an interactive weight loss initiative designed to encourage Prince George’s county residents to get healthy and reduce their risk of heart disease.
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January 14
The University of Maryland, College Park will open late at 10:00 a.m. today, Wednesday, January 14, 2015, due to inclement weather.
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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January 13
Researcher Demonstrates Link Between Urbanization and Reduced Global Energy Use
A new study led by UMD suggests that urban planning and transport policies can limit the future increase in cities’ energy use by about one-quarter in 2050. The limitation of future consumption is critical, as current urbanization trends suggest that world-wide urban energy use will more than triple by 2050.
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January 12
The University of Maryland, College Park will open late at 11:00 a.m. today, Monday, January 12, 2015, due to inclement weather.

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