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June 11
New Alumni Director to Lead UMD into Big Ten Era
The University of Maryland has recruited Ralph Amos as the new executive director of its Alumni Association.
June 10
UMD Scientists Show Environmental Impacts of Trade
Researchers from UMD’s Department of Geographical Sciences publish groundbreaking findings on the environmental impact of globalization, production and trade on both regional and international scales.
June 7
Theoretical Physicist Jim Gates Awarded Mendel Medal
Renowned University of Maryland theoretical physicist Sylvester James "Jim" Gates, Jr., Ph.D., has been awarded the recipient of the 2013 Mendel Medal by Villanova University.
June 5
Peer Pressure Starts in Childhood, Not with Teens
Peer group influences affect children much earlier than researchers have suspected, finds a new University of Maryland-led study.
June 4
UMD to Provide Education, Training to Md. Officials
UMD's School of Public Policy is launching an expanded partnership with the Maryland Municipal League and Maryland Association of Counties to provide education and training to Md. government leaders.
June 4
UMD, Booz Allen Partner on Science, Education
The University of Maryland today announced that Booz Allen Hamilton is the newest member of the university's Corporate Partners in Computing Program.
May 31
START Provides Key Data for Annual Terrorism Report
UMD's National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism played a key role in this year's “Country Reports on Terrorism,” issued by the U.S. Department of State.
May 29
UMD's C.D. Mote Jr. Elected NAE President
C.D. "Dan" Mote Jr., past president and Regents Professor of UMD, has been elected as the next president of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
May 28
Terrapin 1 Teaches Rhino Poachers to Fear the Turtle
Guided by computer modeling developed by UMD, the first unmanned aerial vehicle flight of its kind has successfully protected two rhinoceros in a South African rhino poaching hot spot.
May 23
New Parenting Program Benefits ADHD Children
A new program for treating the emotional health of mothers of children with ADHD has shown significant benefits for the children themselves, finds a new study by UMD researchers.
May 21
Finance Prof. Comments on Apple Income Tax Dodge
The U.S. Senate revelation that Apple has paid nothing in income tax signals it's time to overhaul the U.S. corporate tax code, says Mike Faulkender, associate professor of finance at UMD.
May 20
Cal Ripken Inspires Grads to Keep Positive Attitude
Cal Ripken, Jr., one of the greatest baseball players of all time and a Maryland legend, delivered the University of Maryland commencement address on May 19, 2013.
May 18
Watch Live: UMD Spring Commencement 2013
Watch the University of Maryland's spring commencement ceremony live starting at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, 2013.
May 17
UMD Set to Fill Incoming Class
As the University of Maryland prepares to hand out more than 7,700 degrees on Sunday, May 19, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions has been busy enrolling new students for the 2013-14 academic year.
May 17
TDPS Professor Explores 'Your Brain on Dance'
School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies professor Karen Kohn Bradley is conducting experiments into what changes happen in the brain when a person dances.