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October 23
UMD Honors Alum for Revolutionary Naval Technology
The man behind a revolutionary network technology designed to aid in U.S. Navy fleet defense is the latest UMD innovator to be inducted into the Clark School of Engineering's Innovation Hall of Fame.
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October 23
UMD Honors College Park for Achieving "Green" Status
UMD's Environmental Finance Center honored College Park for achieving Sustainable Maryland Certified status, which recognizes the city's efforts in adopting sweeping green, sustainable practices.
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October 22
Researchers Propose Social Network Modeling to Fight Hospital Infections
Two researchers at UMD's Smith School of Business have developed a framework to help prevent costly and deadly infections acquired by hospitalized patients.
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October 21
Villagers' Land Uses Help People and Tigers in Nepal
A new study by UMD conservation scientist Neil Carter shows hopeful signs that humans and tigers can coexist in rural Nepal.
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October 18
UMD Book Named 'Must Read' Before Graduation
A book by University of Maryland faculty and students has recently been recognized as one of the top 10 books every student must read before graduation.
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October 16
UMD Researchers Address Economic Dangers of 'Peak Oil'
Researchers from UMD and a leading university in Spain demonstrate in a new study which sectors could put the entire U.S. economy at risk when global oil production peaks ("Peak Oil").
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October 14
Robo Raven III Harnesses Solar Power
UMD engineering professors and students in the Maryland Robotics Center have developed and demonstrated a new version of the Robo Raven micro air vehicle that incorporates solar panels in its wings.
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October 11
New Director to Grow Regulatory Science Initiative
UMD appoints Dr. Lex Schultheis as director of the new Regulatory Science and Innovation Initiative. Dr. Schultheis will partner with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to grow the new program.
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October 10
UMD-Led, NSF-Funded DC Innovation Corps Kicks Off
A seven-week program aimed at translating the region's powerful research prowess into successful startups and licensed technologies kicks off this week.
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October 8
UMD Higgs Hunters Celebrate Nobel Prize in Physics
UMD physicists worked on an experiment that led to the Higgs boson and the Nobel Prize in Physics.
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October 7
Students Take Top Prize for Intelligent Trashcan
UMD electrical and computer engineering students took home all the marbles at the Fall 2013 MHacks competition for building an intelligent trash can that sorts recyclables from garbage.
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October 3
Fight against Hunger Heads to UMD
University of Maryland students in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources are helping to stop the world's number one killer – hunger.
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October 1
UMD Receives Largest-Ever Archival Gift from AFL-CIO
UMD announced today it has received a gift from the AFL-CIO of its historical archive pertaining to this federation of labor unions based in Washington, D.C.
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October 1
Early Agriculture had Dramatic Effects on Humans
The introduction of agriculture in Europe was followed by regional population crashes despite trends of demographical growth, reports new UMD research.
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September 30
Innovative Testing Program Detects Emerging Drugs
Emerging drugs of abuse in communities can be rapidly identified by an innovative urine testing system, accord to a study by UMD's Center for Substance Abuse Research.
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