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August 12
New Dean Envisions UMD as World Leader in Business Education
The University of Maryland has appointed Alexander J. Triantis as dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business.
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August 9
New Initiative Helps Families Create Healthy Futures
UMD's School of Public Health is partnering with the Prince George's County Public School System and a local community center to improve the health of underserved families in the area.
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August 7
Collaboration Top of Mind for New Clarice Smith Center Executive Director
The University of Maryland's Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center has named long-time arts administrator Martin Wollesen as executive director.
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August 7
UMD Taps Seasoned Fundraiser to Lead University Development Efforts
Following the successful completion of a $1 billion fundraising campaign, the University of Maryland has appointed Mary Burke as the new assistant vice president of university development.
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August 6
Protein Key Found for Adults to Re-Learn How to See
A new discovery by a UMD-led research team offers hope for treating "lazy eye" and other serious visual problems that are usually permanent unless they are corrected in early childhood.
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August 6
Timber Rattlesnakes vs. Lyme Disease
New research by a team of University of Maryland biologists shows the timber rattlesnake indirectly benefits humans by keeping Lyme disease in check.
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August 5
Povich Center Announces Sam Lacy-Wendell Smith Award
The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at UMD's Philip Merrill College of Journalism announces the creation of The Sam Lacy-Wendell Smith Award.
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July 31
UMD Honored for Excellence in Sustainable Dining
The University of Maryland's Dining Services was honored for excellence in sustainable dining as the grand prize winner of NACUFS's Sustainability Awards.
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July 30
Climate Changes Will Produce Wine Winners and Losers
Climate change is altering growing conditions in wine producing regions and in coming decades will change the wines produced there, says leading UMD climate scientist and wine expert.
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July 30
Exercise May be the Best Medicine for Alzheimer's
New research from UMD's School of Public Health shows exercise may improve cognitive function in those at risk for Alzheimer’s by improving the efficiency of brain activity associated with memory.
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July 29
UMD Soars to #14 on Forbes' Top Public Colleges List
The University of Maryland ranks #14 among public colleges, according to Forbes' 2013 list of America's Top Colleges.
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July 26
UMD Students, Alumni Win 15 Fulbright Grants
Twelve University of Maryland students and three recent graduates were awarded Fulbright grants to study, conduct research, or teach English abroad during the 2013-14 academic year.
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July 24
Starburst Wind Keeps Galaxies 'Thin'
A new, UMD-led study suggests large galaxies can keep their mass down through a "feast and fast" sequence.
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July 24
Study Shows Common Chemicals Harm Honey Bees' Health
Honey bees used to pollinate crops are exposed to many agricultural chemicals, including common fungicides which impair their ability to fight off a potentially lethal parasite, according to a new study by researchers at UMD and the US Department of Agriculture.
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July 22
When College Diversity Delivers Benefits: UMD Study
The benefits of race-conscious college admissions are only fully realized under certain conditions, concludes new University of Maryland-led research.
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