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UMD Launches Biocomputational Engineering Degree Program

Clark School of Engineering - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 13:09
New undergraduate degree merges biology, data science, and computer programming
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Center for Global Business Hosts Conversation With WTO’s Emmanuelle Ganne

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Fri, 07/31/2020 - 12:54
In a special summer edition of the Distinguished Speakers in International Business Series (DSS), the Center for Global Business and academic director, Kislaya Prasad hosted a conversation with Emmanuelle Ganne, senior analyst in the economic research and statistics division of the World Tra...
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BBI Awards Seed Grants to Six Interdisciplinary Projects

Clark School of Engineering - Thu, 07/30/2020 - 11:55
Funded teams feature UMD faculty from 15 academic departments and six centers and institutes
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Reading Minds: Part Magic, Part Business Acumen

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Thu, 07/30/2020 - 10:49
Max Major '05 can read your mind. It's a passion he parlayed into the only career he ever really considered. While at Maryland Smith, he honed his entrepreneurial skills to build a business as a renowned mentalist. Major, who describes his craft as combining "the showmanship of a magician mi...
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Timothy Koeth Elected to National Museum of Nuclear Science & History Board of Trustees

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 13:29
The only type of institution of its kind in the world, the museum's mission is to serve as America’s resource for nuclear science and history.
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Holding ESTEEM in High Regard

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 12:13
Peter Kofinas and Jesse Matthews team up to mentor high school students in a program hosted by the UMD Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering.  
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Lovell to Lead UMD’s Gemstone Honors Program

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 07/28/2020 - 12:28
Plans include increasing diversity, drawing broader range of majors.
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Merrill Master’s Alum Krissah Thompson Named Washington Post’s First Managing Editor For Diversity And Inclusion

Philip Merrill College of Journalism - Tue, 07/28/2020 - 12:14
COLLEGE PARK (7/28/20) — Krissah Thompson, a 2002 master’s alum of the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism, has been named The Washington Post’s first managing editor for diversity and inclusion....
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Medical Experts Represent Maryland Smith Among Poets & Quants’ Best and Brightest EMBAs for 2020

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 07/28/2020 - 11:45
Kimberly Lumpkins and Patricia Turner, representing the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, are featured among the world’s “Best and Brightest Executive MBA Graduates” in the class of 2020, by Poets & Quants, the digital news outlet dedicated to global coverage o...
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Maryland Partners in International Trade Hosts Webinar on Financing Exports

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 07/28/2020 - 10:31
The Center for Global Business presented the fifth installment in an ongoing series of webinars by the MAPIT Alliance, “Show Me the Money: Financing Exports in Uncertain Times.” Building on the previous webinars that focused on shipping, logistics, and market research, this edition was creat...
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Professor Ott Elected as Foreign Member of the Academia Europaea

Clark School of Engineering - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 15:03
Founded in 1988, Academia Europaea is the pan-European academy of science, humanities and letters.
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Global Consulting Program Helps Businesses Expand Their Reach

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 14:13
When businesses want to expand their presence around the world or solve a global challenge, Maryland Smith’s MBA or undergraduate students are there, with valuable insights. That’s what the Maryland Global Export Consulting Program is designed for. And it’s particularly relevant now, with CO...
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Chellappa Named College Park Professor by President Pines

Clark School of Engineering - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 11:27
Chellappa will be joining Johns Hopkins on August 1 as a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, but will continue his research collaborations at UMD.
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Maryland Smith Launches Anti-Racist Reading Series

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 10:42
In the wake of national protests over police brutality and racial injustice, many have sought to further educate themselves on issues affecting the BIPOC community. Maryland Smith is doing its part in this process with hopes of making the world a better place – one page at a time. Launched t...
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Raschid Receives NSF Funding to Improve Supply Chain Knowledge Networks for COVID-19 Medical Supplies

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 10:33
A Maryland Smith expert in data science and data management has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to improve supply chain networks used for critically needed medical equipment during the COVID-19 crisis. Louiqa Raschid, a professor of information systems in the Univ...
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Conversation with Maria Herold, M&T Bank Intern

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 09:25
First-year MBA Maria Herold lets us in on what it's like to work as an MBA Intern at M&T Bank.
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Bust or Boom? Webcast To Explore the Question

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Fri, 07/24/2020 - 15:56
Is the stock market in bubble territory, ready to burst? Or are these boom times? That will be the debate at the U.S. Equities Boom or Bust Update, a virtual event being hosted by the CFA Society Washington, D.C.
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