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Swim, Bike, Run

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Fri, 10/16/2020 - 12:20
PhD student turns her diagnosis into motivation Lauren Dahlin knows that big goals are best achieved a step at a time. It’s something she’s learned as a PhD candidate and triathlete, living with type 1 diabetes. Dahlin was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2017, when months of incorrect diag...
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FPE Alum Kenny Hamburger to Receive 2021 Federal Engineer of the Year Award

Clark School of Engineering - Fri, 10/16/2020 - 09:16
Hamburger will be officially recognized at a ceremony in February.
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New ebook details history of the NSF Engineering Research Center program

Clark School of Engineering - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 16:47
'Agents of Change' written by retired ERC program leader Lynn Preston and longtime collaborator Courtland Lewis.
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Professor K.J. Ray Liu Elected to Lead IEEE

Clark School of Engineering - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 15:11
Professor K. J. Ray Liu has been elected 2021 IEEE President-Elect and 2022 IEEE President.
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Gemstone Honors Program Marks 25th Anniversary

Clark School of Engineering - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 12:40
Groundbreaking program fosters research opportunities for undergradiate honors students.
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Plumbing a Problem

Clark School of Engineering - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 12:16
Sewer backups burden Baltimore homeowners. A UMD researcher steps in.
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Symptoms all in your head—or in your gut? Maybe a little of both.

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 15:02
UMD researchers are building an ingestible capsule that can monitor and model gut microbiome serotonin activity and help demystify the “gut-brain axis.”
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Fed’s Quarles Discusses Global Financial Stability and Data Gaps

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 10/13/2020 - 16:32
When business scholars examine what transpired in the markets in 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the things they’ll study is financial markets stability and the influence of data gaps.
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Maryland Smith Joins Big Ten B-Schools to Increase Pipeline of Diverse Faculty

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 10/13/2020 - 12:24
Business schools from the Big Ten universities are teaming up to increase diversity in their PhD programs. Rebecca Hann, assistant dean of doctoral programs and accounting professor, is leading the charge at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The effort aligns w...
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Bar-Cohen, Distinguished University Professor and Thermal Packaging Pioneer, Passes at 74

Clark School of Engineering - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 14:56
Mechanical Engineering Distinguished University Professor Avram Bar-Cohen helped lay the scientific foundations for the thermal management of electronics components.
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Applying Business Acumen To Help Student Groups Thrive

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 11:41
How does a student club establish and maintain successful and efficient operational processes? It helps to have some good advice. That’s the idea behind the creation of the Snider Consulting Group. Maryland Smith junior Joseph Houghton said he was motivated to launch SCG, after realizing a n...
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FPE, UL and International Fire Safety Consortium Collaborate to Address Global Fire Safety Challenges

Clark School of Engineering - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 10:37
International funding, research and collaboration increase in line with loss of property and human life due to fire.
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$100,000 investment from Amazon to power Clark School initiatives in diversity, robotics research and education

Clark School of Engineering - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 03:44
Beneficiaries include two Ph.D. fellowships in robotics, the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering, a robotics capstone course, the Black Engineers Society and the Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers.
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Xu Wins Best Paper Award at ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference

Clark School of Engineering - Fri, 10/09/2020 - 14:25
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. student Chu Xu wins top spot with work on lithium-sulfur batteries.
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Why CSVC Created a Handbook for Impact Consulting

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Fri, 10/09/2020 - 10:18
Amidst a pandemic, the Center for Social Value Creation has created an unlikely source of commonality between universities: a guidebook.
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Maryland Smith Researchers Awarded NSA Funding for ‘Cost-Benefit Analysis of Information Sharing’

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Fri, 10/09/2020 - 09:44
The National Security Agency's Laboratory for Telecommunication Sciences (LTS) has awarded research funding for a project titled "Cost-Benefit Analysis of Information Sharing" by professors Lawrence Gordon and Martin Loeb and Research Scholar Lei Zhou at the University of Maryland’s Robert H...
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Paying It Forward

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 10/07/2020 - 12:01
UMD Clark Scholars leverage philanthropy to support other students in the fight against COVID.
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