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May 10
2013 Spring Commencement Ceremony Media Information
Thousands of University of Maryland students will be joined by family and friends on Sunday, May 19, 2013 to celebrate UMD's spring commencement ceremony.
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May 9
The Results Are In: Help Name the New Foals at UMD
The University of Maryland's Campus Farm has named the two new thoroughbred foals born right on the university's Campus Farm this spring.
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May 9
New Module Helps Journalists Report on Child Death
Journalists have a new tool from the University of Maryland to help them do the best possible job when reporting a tragic event - the death of a child.
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May 8
Raising HIV Awareness Through the Arts
UMD's School of Public Health Prevention Research Center (PRC) and Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center are partnering with the city of Seat Pleasant, Md., to launch CREATE for Change.
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May 8
UMD Students Debut Public Art Installations
As part of a unique cultural collaboration between UMD and local community groups, a sidewalk exhibition of interactive installations debuted this week in Montgomery County's Long Branch Neighborhood.
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May 7
Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Honeybees Lost in Winter 2012-13
U.S. beekeepers lost nearly one in every three honey bee colonies over the winter of 2012-2013, according to an annual survey conducted by the Bee Informed Partnership and the Apiary Inspectors of America.
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May 6
Video: Dalai Lama's Lecture and Dialogue at UMD
UMD hosted His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama on Tuesday May 7, 2013 for two separate events – delivery of the prestigious Sadat Lecture and a dialogue with scholars of Sufism, a mystical Islamic tradition. Watch the events here.
May 6
UMD Ranks No. 1 in Boren Scholarships Nationally
For the second consecutive year, UMD leads the nation in Boren Scholarships, with 10 undergraduate students receiving awards for long-term intensive international language study.
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May 6
Dalai Lama Will Lecture and Dialogue at UMD, May 7
UMD will host His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama on Tuesday May 7, 2013 for two separate events – delivery of the prestigious Sadat Lecture and a dialogue with scholars of Sufism, a mystical Islamic tradition.
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May 2
Terps Dig Deep to Win National Championship
The University of Maryland beat out 21 other colleges and universities from around the country to take home the top prize in the National Collegiate Soil Judging Contest.
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May 2
Physics Prof Elected to National Academy of Sciences
University of Maryland physics professor Sylvester James Gates, Jr. is one of 84 U.S. researchers and 21 foreign associates newly elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
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April 30
UMD Robot Bird Takes Maneuverability to New Height
University of Maryland professors S. K. Gupta and Hugh Bruck and their students have developed and demonstrated a new robotic bird, "Robo Raven."
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April 29
Life-Saving Technology Advances with $500k Fed Grant
Remedium Technologies, a medical device company founded by UMD engineers has been awarded a $500,000 grant to test the company's sprayable foam for halting bleeding caused by traumatic injuries.
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April 29
Americans Feel Less Rushed, Less Happy: UMD Research
Fewer Americans describe their lives as "always rushed," according to a new study by a University of Maryland researcher.
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April 26
Cyber Symposium Tackles Policy, Tech, Privacy & More
A major cybersecurity symposium to be held next month at UMD will feature views on the policies, technology and human behaviors needed to combat the ever-evolving threats posed by hackers and cyberthieves.
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