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September 16
Exhibit Showcases Campus Radio Station WMUC
UMD is paying tribute to its 65-year-old campus radio station by offering an exclusive look into the station that has served as a training ground and creative outlet for students since 1948.
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September 12
University House Achieves LEED Gold Certification
The University of Maryland's University House, a 14,000 square foot facility located on the west side of campus, recently achieved LEED Gold status, as determined by the U.S. Green Building Council.
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September 11
UMD, Parsons Partner to Help Produce Future Cybersecurity Professionals
UMD and Parsons have partnered to provide academic scholarships to current and future undergraduate students in the UMD Honors College Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students.
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September 10
Building Trust between Minorities and Researchers
The Maryland Center for Health Equity has launched an online educational program—Building Trust Between Minorities and Researchers—which seeks to close the gap in racial and ethnic health disparities.
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September 9
UMD, Vanderbilt Team Up for a New Wrinkle in MOOCs
UMD and Vanderbilt University will introduce a significant, new wrinkle in Massive Open Online Courses next year – a two-part, two-semester collaboration offered through Coursera.
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September 6
UMD Kicks Off Semester with Expanded Innovation Fridays
Kicking off the fall semester, UMD is giving the thousands of innovative minds across campus new ways to share and explore their fearless ideas with the expansion of its popular "Innovation Fridays."
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September 5
Scientists Find Heat "Fingers" Under Earth's Surface
UMD scientists seeking to understand the forces at work beneath the surface of the Earth have used seismic waves to detect previously unknown "fingers" of heat in Earth's upper mantle.
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September 5
UMD Team Wins First Place in MaxTech Competition
For the second straight year, a team of University of Maryland students has won the Max Tech and Beyond Design Competition for Ultra-Low-Energy-Use Appliances and Equipment.
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September 4
UMD Named Top 20 Teach for America Contributor
UMD has been recognized by Teach for America in its annual ranking of the colleges and universities contributing the greatest number of graduating seniors to its 2013 teaching corps.
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August 29
Wise Old Birds Help Whooping Cranes Stay on Course
A UMD-led research team found evidence that whooping cranes learn their migration route from older cranes, and get better at it with age.
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August 26
Changes in River Chemistry Affect Water Supplies
Human activities are changing the basic chemistry of many rivers in the Eastern U.S., with potentially major consequences for urban water supplies and aquatic ecosystems, a UMD-led study has found.
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August 23
Creating Next Generation Electric Vehicle Batteries
Two research teams from the UMD Energy Research Center were awarded grants to develop transformational electric vehicle energy storage systems using innovative chemistries, architectures and designs.
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August 23
Helping Discover Students' Sustainability Knowledge
Researchers at UMD, in collaboration with researchers at the Ohio State University—a Big Ten university, have developed an assessment to measure sustainability knowledge.
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August 22
UMD Tool Predicts Leadership of Terrorist Networks
A University of Maryland research team has developed an analytics tool to help predict who might rise to the top of a terrorist or criminal network after the loss of a leader.
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August 21
Premier New Gamma Ray Observatory Begins Operation
A joint U.S. and Mexican gamma ray observatory being built on the flanks of the Sierra Negra volcano in the Mexican State of Puebla—led on the U.S. side by UMD—has begun official operations.
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