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October 26
University of Maryland Housekeeping Unit Wins Green Seal Certification
The Housekeeping Services Unit of the University of Maryland's Facilities Management organization has achieved Green Seal (tm) GS-42 Certification, which indicates that its cleaning practices are among the healthiest and most sustainable in the industry.
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October 23
Presidential Debate Analysis: Complexity and Simplicity Meet Up in Florida
Movement Analysts Karen Bradley (University of Maryland) and Karen Studd (George Mason University) offer their analysis of the October 22, 2012 Presidential debate.
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October 23
Rumi Scholar to Lead UMD's Roshan Center for Persian Studies
The University of Maryland College of Arts and Humanities has appointed Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz director of the Roshan Institute Center for Persian Studies (Roshan Center) as well as the Roshan Institute Chair in Persian Studies in order to extend teaching, research and outreach for Persian language, literature, history and culture in the region and beyond.
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October 22
A Healthier Halloween: Tips for Parents to Reduce Risk of Tooth Decay (and Avoid Fighting with Kids Over Candy)
How does a parent reduce their children’s risk of cavities from all that Halloween candy while not arguing with their kids over the fun of eating it? The Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy at the University of Maryland offers “better,” and then “best” ways you as a parent can reduce your children’s tooth decay risks during Halloween.
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October 19
Great Halloween Safety Tips from the Center for Young Children
Some common sense suggestions from the Center for Young Children at the University of Maryland.
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October 19
The Second Presidential Debate: Dropped Focus and Disconnections
Karen Studd: 703-786-5271 or Karen Bradley: 202-669-3927
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October 19
National Weather and Climate Prediction Center Opens at UMD
UMD is now the "eye" of the nation's weather and climate prediction.
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October 18
TerpVision 7 Debuts with Research Matters: Election 2012
The University of Maryland presents the seventh episode of TerpVision. Hosted by Maryland alumna Bonnie Bernstein '92, TerpVision tells the stories of Maryland's faculty, staff and students and the incredible impact they are having in our communities and in our world. In this episode, TerpVision will tell five compelling stories from across the College Park campus and beyond.We're also proud to announce the second edition of Research Matters - this edition looks at Election 2012.
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October 18
New NIH Grant to Advance Joint UMD & UMB Brain Surgery Robot Development
A joint UMD-UMB team is developing a small robot to aid neurosurgeons in removing difficult-to-reach brain tumors. The National Institutes of health has awarded the team $2 million to continue development.
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October 18
The Great Fire of 1912: The Blaze That Built Maryland
The University of Maryland is remembering the 100th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1912 this November. Unlike any other single event, the fire that destroyed all but one building on campus forced the school to take a long look at where it was - and where it needed to go in the future. That the University of Maryland still exists is a miracle. But it was that blaze - that Great Fire of 1912 - that helped build the University of Maryland we know and love today.
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October 10
UMD Cupid's Cup Business Competition Opens to Student Entrepreneurs Nationwide
Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship expands its Cupid's Cup Business Competition nationwide.
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September 27
UMD and UMB "MPower the State" with New Collaborative School of Public Health
It will give grad students at both institutions more opportunities in public health education, research, service, and training.
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September 20
Maryland and the University of Florida Will Co-Host innovative Journalism Interactive 2013 Conference
Maryland and the University of Florida Will Co-Host innovative Journalism Interactive 2013 Conference.
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September 20
Maryland Named a Top 20 Public University for 11th Consecutive Year
The University of Maryland has been ranked 19th among national public universities, according to an annual survey released today by U.S. News & World Report. The ranking marks the 11th consecutive year the University has been named a top 20 public university.
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September 20
UMD Researchers Show Microgreens Are Mighty
Researchers with the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently completed a study to determine the level of nutrients in microgreens compared to their mature counterparts. They found that microgreens contained four to 40 times more nutrients than their mature counterparts.
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