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December 19
Finalists Named in $75K Social Innovation Challenge
The University of Maryland and broadcaster Tavis Smiley have announced seven finalists for the $75,000 TS/UM Social Innovation Challenge.
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December 19
8,400+ Terrorist Attacks in 2012, New Data Shows
New data from UMD's National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism shows that global terrorism is increasing despite fewer attacks in the Western world.
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December 19
Angelina Jolie Effect: Breast Cancer Awareness vs. Knowledge
A new study found that widespread awareness of Angeline Jolie's preventive double mastectomy did not translate into increased understanding of breast cancer risk.
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December 18
UMD Celebrates Winter Commencement
It's time to celebrate the University of Maryland's newest fearless graduates during Winter Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 21 and Sunday, Dec. 22.
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December 16
A New Look at the Development of Minority Children
A University of Maryland-led study reveals that minority children possess strengths over their peers in three domains of development: social competence, language, and ethnic identity.
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December 12
Designing Quantitative Solutions for Energy
UMD's Clark School of Engineering will offer a new online course on energy problem solving supported by the U.S. Department of Defense for transitioning military service members and veterans.
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December 12
Longer Maternity Leave Lowers Risk of Postpartum Depression
The more leave time from work that a woman takes after giving birth, the better protected she will be from experiencing post-partum depression, according to a UMD-led study.
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December 11
Loh Attends Confucius Institute Meetings in China
UMD President Wallace Loh has committed to a new level of excellence for the United States’ first Confucius Institute (CI).
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December 11
UMD Experts to Expand IT for Public Health in Montgomery County, Md.
Experts from UMD are partnering with Montgomery County, Md., to explore how public health and clinical care programs can most effectively collaborate through information technology systems.
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December 11
UMD Maintains Spot on Kiplinger's Top 10 Best Values
For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Maryland has ranked in the top 10 in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s annual ranking of the Best Values in Public Colleges.
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December 11
Evolution of the 'Third Party Punishers' Phenomenon
A new UMD study suggests that the stronger a community’s social ties and longer people stay in the community, the more likely it is that uninvolved third parties will punish their neighbors.
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December 9
UMD Hosts First-Ever Scholarship Day of Giving
The University of Maryland will host its first-ever Scholarship Day, a 24-hour giving challenge to support student scholarships across campus.
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December 6
UMD Announces Inaugural Foxworth Initiative Recipients
The University of Maryland College of Arts and Humanities has announced the inaugural recipients of the Foxworth Creative Enterprise Initiative grants.
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December 5
New, All-Digital American Journalism Review Launches
The American Journalism Review is back in an all-digital format. Published by UMD's Philip Merrill College of Journalism, the new student-driven AJR focuses on media innovation and entrepreneurship.
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December 4
Human Activity, Forest Loss Threaten Closest Kin
UMD professor takes part in groundbreaking study showing the already endangered bonobo species is under immediate threat of losing forest space due to human activity and growing human populations.
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