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November 11
New UMD Center Aimed at Influencing Education Policy
In an effort to forge stronger linkages between education researchers and state policymakers, and encourage an informed policy dialogue, UMD has launched the Maryland Equity Project.
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November 8
UMD Initiative Supporting the Health of Md. Veterans
The Maryland Veterans Resilience Initiative, a project led by UMD's School of Public Health, is making sure that those who have served our country receive quality health care and support.  
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November 8
Helping Citizens Deal with Food Stamp Cuts
Nutrition educators with UMD's Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program have been helping Md. residents adjust to the cuts to their benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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November 7
UMD Student Earns National Innovation Fellowship
A UMD Master of Architecture candidate has been honored as the first-ever UMD student to receive a University Innovation Fellowship by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation.
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November 7
UMD Competition Empowers Entrepreneurs of the Future
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, in partnership with Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank, has officially launched the 2014 Cupid's Cup Business Competition.
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November 6
'Diabetic Flies' Speed up Treatment Research
In a new finding that has the potential to significantly speed up diabetes research, scientists at UMD have shown that fruit flies respond to insulin at the cellular level much like humans do.
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November 6
UMD Selects Silver's The Signal and the Noise as First Year Book
The University of Maryland has selected New York Times bestseller The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver for its 2013-14 First Year Book program.
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November 6
Joint Global Change Research Institute Appoints New Director
Renowned scientist Ghassem R. Asrar has been named director of the Joint Global Change Research Institute, a collaborative effort of UMD and the DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
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November 5
New UMD Center Links Business and Criminology
UMD announces the launch of the new Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation, and Crime, the first venture of its kind to formally link business with criminology in an academic environment.
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November 5
UMD Shows Support for Veteran Terps
The University of Maryland continues its long-standing tradition of honoring its veteran community of faculty, staff and students by hosting its annual Veterans Week celebration.
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October 30
A Unique Look into Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries
UMD Department of Mechanical Engineering faculty and graduate students have published new research that could shed light on the mechanical cause underlying mild traumatic brain injuries.
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October 25
UMD Students Win Major League Hacking Championship
A group of University of Maryland students--the "Terrapin Hackers"--have won the inaugural U.S. Major League Hacking (MLH) Championship.
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October 24
UMD Kicks Off Homecoming Weekend with Inaugural Festival
The University of Maryland will welcome back thousands of alumni this weekend during the 2013 Homecoming weekend – Remember the Red.
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October 24
It's Alive! Shelley-Godwin Digital Archive
University of Maryland partners with New York Public Library and the Bodleian to digitize original Shelley family manuscripts, starting with Mary Shelley's iconic Frankenstein.
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October 24
Katz Named Director of Maryland Cybersecurity Center
A noted University of Maryland expert in cryptography and information security will now lead one of the nation's preeminent centers dedicated to cybersecurity research and education.
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