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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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UMD Innovates | Meet RoCo
May 4

The Force is strong with this one! RoCo, or the Roving Comforter, is the future of heating and cooling. Instead of changing the temperature of an entire building, this robot adjusts the air around an individual, cutting up to 20% in energy costs. Designed by UMD engineers, RoCo offers a more sustainable and cost-effective solution to temperature regulation.

President Loh: Turn Imagination into Innovation
May 1

Every day–across the campus–faculty, students, and staff display the imagination and inspiration that drive learning, research, creative expression, innovation, and entrepreneurial verve.

Good Neighbor Day
April 11

Good Neighbor Day 2017 brought together more than 700 volunteers in a day of service giving back to the College Park community. UMD students, faculty, staff and community members worked together to plant trees, remove invasive species and beautify shared spaces.

MPowering the State: Maryland Strategic Partnership
April 9

A catalyst for innovation, the MPower partnership between University of Maryland, College Park and University of Maryland, Baltimore sparks interdisciplinary research, driving groundbreaking discoveries and economic impact in the state of Maryland.

President Loh: Transform the Student Experience
March 28

Educational opportunities, research, and extracurricular activities help transform lives, improves our world, and drives innovation. 

Do Good Campus: Terp Thon
March 13

Terp Thon recently brought together thousands of Terps to raise more than $1M for Children's National Health System during a 12-hour dance marathon. 

Laughing Matters
February 28

UMD students are learning to use humor to make the news more accessible, writing and producing their own news satire television show.

Portraits Come to Life
February 1

UMD theatre students give new life to the paintings at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery through this class on character development. 

Protecting The Chesapeake Bay
December 6

UMD provides much-needed help to efforts fighting to restore stability to the Chesapeake Bay. Terps work with oyster producers, local farmers and waterfront communities to protect this national treasure.

An Augmented View
October 12

Revolutionizing health care, UMD researchers are applying augmented reality to improve ultrasounds for both patient & physician