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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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August 20
UMD Named a Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Campus
UMD has again been recognized for its diversity and inclusion by being named a Top 25 College for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people by Campus Pride.
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August 20
UMD Recognized as Top D.C.-Area Employer
The University of Maryland has been recognized as one of the top 10 highest-rated D.C.-area employers by Glassdoor.com.
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August 16
UMD 38th among World's Top Universities
The University of Maryland again has placed among the world's top universities in the 2013 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
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August 15
UMD Ranks 13th among Nation's Greenest Universities
The University of Maryland has been ranked No. 13 by The Sierra Club in their seventh annual ranking of America's greenest universities.
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August 15
Voyager 1 Has Left the Solar System, Says New Study
Voyager 1 appears to have at long last left our solar system and entered interstellar space, says a University of Maryland-led team of researchers.
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August 15
UMD Forms Partnership with KIPP Charter Schools Network
UMD and KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) announced today the creation of a formal partnership to attract and recruit KIPP students, including those in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. regions.
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August 14
Meet the Potential Future of Electricity Generation
UMD researchers have partnered with Redox Power Systems LLC to deliver breakthrough fuel cell technologies for providing always-on electricity to businesses, homes and eventually automobiles.
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August 14
New UMD Tech Could Revolutionize Satellite Use
New UMD technology could revolutionize the capabilities of satellites and future spacecraft by extending their lifecycle through the use of a renewable power source.
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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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