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2014-09-08 12:26:12

'American Cities' Program to Expand to Baltimore and Los Angeles in 2015; DeVos Institute and UMD Faculty to Partner on Study of Diversity and Technology in the Arts COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world-renowned DeVos Institute of Arts Management, a premier organization for training and supporting arts leadership, officially opened at the University of Maryland. Michael M. Kaiser, a foremost expert in arts management and former president of the...

2014-09-08 08:35:17

GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced it has become the first company to exceed one million active users in North America for satellite Internet connectivity. This total includes all Hughes retail and wholesale subscribers and additional users receiving services through third-party service operators with capacity arrangements....

2014-09-05 08:24:09

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) is pleased to announce the launch of a new professional development training program, drawing on a long and distinguished history of providing advanced education for 55 years as well as delivering biotechnology training and lab workshops for 27 years at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Building on our long-term ties with the biomedical community, the new program will...

2014-09-05 08:23:05

State of the Art Dental and Healthcare Services for 1,000 Patients COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) Terrapins' basketball court at the XFINITY Center (formerly the Comcast Center), will transform into a mobile dental clinic with 100 dental chairs, to provide $1 million of free dental care to more than 1,000 underserved, uninsured, and underinsured adults. The dental clinic is part of the two-day Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy and...

2014-09-05 08:20:34

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BEONTRA, a Lockheed Martin Company, and Copenhagen Airport (CPH) are partnering to offer a new consulting service to help airports maximize available data to improve operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b Airports have an abundance of data that goes unused during operational planning. The joint Lockheed Martin and CPH consultancy service will help airports analyze data and optimize processes to get the...

2014-09-04 23:01:48

As the spacecraft Rosetta approaches an oddly-shaped “rubber ducky” for the closest comet observations ever made, University of Maryland astronomer Lori Feaga and colleagues are using an instrument named Alice that uses far-ultraviolet radiation to see details of the comet's surface that may explain how it formed and evolved. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 As the spacecraft Rosetta approaches an oddly-shaped “rubber ducky” for the closest comet observations ever made, the...

2014-09-04 12:22:38

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland educators are reminded to apply for FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) education grants for the 2014-2015 school year by September 19, 2014. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Classroom Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for creative, individual classroom projects for grades prekindergarten through 12. The grants are available to educators and youth group leaders located in communities served by FirstEnergy's 10...

2014-09-03 23:16:02

Serious buyer, Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock Posters, announces his search for vintage 1968 Dail W. Beeghly psychedelic Maryland concert posters. Beeghly was an early psychedelic concert poster artist who produced artwork for top rock concerts. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Serious buyer, Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock Posters, announces his search for  vintage 1968 Dail W. Beeghly psychedelic Maryland concert posters. Beeghly was an early...

2014-09-03 23:06:15

Roll Off Dumpster Direct introduces instant dumpster rental quote system to North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Paoli, PA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Roll Off Dumpster Direct, a Pennsylvania-based dumpster rental company, now offers instant dumpster rental quotes and ordering to customers across eight states along the east coast of the United States (Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia). Company...

2014-09-03 23:03:28

Baltimore based web and software development firm, The Canton Group, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a five year $7.4 million contract with the Maryland State Department of Education to provide IT support and web maintenance for the MDK12 and MDReport Card websites. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The Maryland State Department of Education sought out The Canton Group, a Baltimore based web and software development firm, to provide highly technical website and...


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The Story And News Behind This Past Weekend’s Derecho (June 29-July 1)
2012-07-02 08:00:47

This past weekend we saw a massive line of storms impact large areas of the country from Iowa to Maryland in what is known as a Derecho. What is a Derecho? The best way to define this weather feature is by describing a large mass of t-storms combining together to form an elongated region of storms which can create intense surface winds that can blow in excess of 60mph reaching well into the 100 plus mph range. These winds are also known as straight line winds. What happens is, as these...

Climate Impact On Your Budget For Annapolis Maryland
2012-07-16 17:06:13

If you live in Annapolis Maryland or the Baltimore Maryland area this is what you can roughly expect to see when it comes to your heating and cooling budget. The above graph shows the situations that occurred during previous phases of all three events such as normal conditions along with EL-Nino and La-Nina. The left side is a normal month of March that shows the Heating Degree Days can exceed 600, while during a EL-Nino phase warming occurs which is represented by the drop in Heating...

2012-06-14 11:30:18

Symbol: RHMAM2 Group: Dicot Family: Melastomataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   RHDE3 Rhexia delicatula Small   RHFI3 Rhexia filiformis Small   RHLA8 Rhexia lanceolata Walter   RHMAE Rhexia mariana L. var. exalbida Michx.   RHMAL Rhexia mariana L. var. leiosperma Fernald & Grisc. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC,...

2012-06-14 12:35:13

Symbol: POMA8 Group: Dicot Family: Polygalaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   POHA7 Polygala harperi Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, NJ, NY, SC, TN, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-15 05:45:40

Symbol: LEMA15 Group: Lichen Family: Lecideaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Lecideaceae Genus   Lecidea Ach. – lecidea lichen Species   Lecidea marylandensis H. Magn. – Maryland lecidea lichen

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  • Boughs or branches.
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