Quantcast

Latest College Park Stories

2011-02-24 08:37:00

Experiment Launches with Shuttle Discovery to International Space Station COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here on Earth, the process of boiling is used for tasks ranging from cooking and heating to power generation. In space exploration, boiling may also be used for power generation and other applications, but because boiling works differently in a zero-gravity environment, it is difficult to design hardware that will not overheat or cause other problems....

2011-02-17 07:24:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS) -- an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) at the University of Maryland -- is authorizing 16 new high-technology and biotechnology product development grants worth $3.7 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101005/MTECHLOGO) MIPS fosters technology innovation and creates jobs in Maryland by funding commercially promising product...

2010-10-14 08:00:00

Alumnus Briskman Returns to Campus for October 21 Celebration COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fresh from his latest satellite launch in Kazakhstan, Robert Briskman, co-founder of Sirius Satellite Radio, will return to the A. James Clark School of Engineering on the University of Maryland, College Park, campus on October 21, 2010, at 4:30 p.m., to be inducted into his alma mater's Innovation Hall of Fame. "Like many Innovation Hall of Famers, Rob Briskman has not only...

2010-08-25 11:23:00

Growth Supported by $200K Grant from the Maryland Biotechnology Center COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) Bioprocess Scale-Up Facility (BSF) will double its facilities and staff, expand into Shady Grove, acquire new equipment, and create a pilot plant for biofuels in College Park through the support of a $200,000 Shared Resource Grant from the Maryland Biotechnology Center. "The purpose of providing this funding to the...

2010-08-18 09:34:00

University of Maryland Engineering School Enters the Ranks of the Nation's Best COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the U.S. News & World Report 2011 edition of "America's Best Colleges" released yesterday, the undergraduate program of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, was ranked 19th in the nation among all engineering programs. This marks the school's first Top 20 position for undergraduate engineering...

2010-08-12 12:49:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS), an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) at the University of Maryland, has awarded $3.3 million to 16 teams of Maryland companies and faculty developing commercially promising technology products, program officials announce today. All funding goes to the faculty members conducting the research and development on company products. "Programs such as MIPS...

2010-07-27 07:05:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not every engineering dean wants a live bee colony outside of his office, but such is the case at the Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. Researchers in a lab down the hall from the dean's office have situated the colony there so they have easy access to the bees. They are studying how the bees fly in order to enable micro air vehicles (MAV) to deal with unexpected wind changes. The MAVs someday...

2010-07-12 15:41:00

Playstation 3 Trading Gaining Ground in 2010 Mid-Year Statistics COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Goozex, Inc., the premium online video game and movie trading site, announced today the company's 2010 mid-year trading statistics. Over 43.7 million Goozex points, a virtual currency used to purchase games and movies on the site, have been exchanged since January 2010. The trading service is on track to shatter the 2009 trading volume of 53.8 million Goozex points exchanged by...

2010-07-01 12:10:00

50% Off Sale On All Items On Goozex.Com COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Goozex, Inc., the leader in online video game and movie trading, announced a new sweepstakes to win one new Xbox 360 Slim console. One lucky Goozex member will be playing on the latest Microsoft Xbox console that is Wi-Fi enabled, ready for Kinect motion game play, and has 250GB of storage. It is a prize worthy of any family living room. In addition to the prize, purchasing a Goozex gift card can save members...

2010-06-01 13:54:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goozex, Inc., the premier destination for online video game and movie trading, is celebrating the PlayStation 3 throughout the month of June. The month long event will host a variety of promotions for new and existing members that includes free trades and weekly prize giveaways. New users that join and enter coupon code "PS3Player" will be able to receive a special free points and token bonus. The focus on the PlayStation 3 highlights...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
Related