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2014-05-19 12:21:23

Endowment to support Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professorship in Rotorcraft in the Department of Aerospace Engineering COLLEGE PARK, Md. and STRATFORD, Conn., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) today announced that Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., along with its parent company, United Technologies Corp., have pledged one million dollars to endow a fund to create the Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professorship in Rotorcraft at UMD's A. James Clark School...

2014-05-19 08:32:23

Awards Announced by Maryland's Largest Technology Trade Association LANDOVER, Md., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver high-quality education online, announces it was recognized as the 2014 Technology Firm of the Year by the Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland's largest technology trade association. The honor was awarded at the...

2014-05-19 08:31:56

Youth can upload a 15-second video for a chance to win $1,000 and a trip to 4-H National Youth Science Day in Washington, D.C. CHEVY CHASE, Md., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their commitment to introduce more American youth to the excitement of science, National 4-H Council and HughesNet(®), the nation's #1 satellite Internet service from Hughes, launched the "Inspire a Future Scientist" nationwide video contest today, inviting young people to answer the question, "Why do...

2014-05-19 08:31:04

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI) launched its portfolio of ARGUS(TM) products for direct sales and distribution through strategic partners. ARGUS(TM) is a perimeter security system (video) consisting of networked wireless sensors that form a protective, invisible trip wire for enhanced situational awareness. This technology is ideally suited for indoor/outdoor, mobile/fixed security applications as well as for asset protection. Physical...

2014-05-16 23:07:24

Eugene Katz, M.D. Answers Questions About Infertility Treatment Options Bel Air, MD (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 On Tuesday, May 20 potential parents from the greater Maryland region will have the opportunity to learn about the newest fertility treatments and insurance options from Shady Grove Fertility’s Dr. Eugene Katz and members of the Shady Grove Fertility staff. All attendees are eligible for a free new patient consultation with Dr. Katz in the Bel Air, MD office. Shady Grove Fertility,...

2014-05-16 23:02:28

KCM Communications announced today that the company will be changing its name to KCM PR in spring 2014 Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 KCM Communications announced today that the company will be changing its name to KCM PR in spring 2014. This change is being made to give the company its own distinct identity and eliminate the confusion between the company's current name and another KCM Communications in the United Kingdom. The UK company is no relations to the KCM...

2014-05-15 23:13:09

ViTel Net, a leader in the telemedicine/telehealth industry, will unveil its new tablet-based, video-enabled home health monitoring solution at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD, May 17-20, 2014. McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 ViTel Net, a leader in the telemedicine/telehealth industry, will unveil its new tablet-based, video-enabled home health monitoring solution at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Annual Conference in Baltimore,...

2014-05-15 23:10:56

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that the the State of Maryland has selected CSG for its Independent Assessment Services statewide contract. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that the State of Maryland has selected CSG for its Independent Assessment Services statewide contract. The contract, issued by the Department of Information...

2014-05-15 23:08:09

U.S. beekeepers lost more than one in five honey bee colonies in the winter of 2013-2014 and one in three colonies over the 12 months that ended in April 2014, according to a national survey published today. University of Maryland entomologist Dennis vanEngelsdorp led a team of 11 researchers in the survey of commercial honey bee colonies, which contribute $15 billion a year to U.S crop production. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 U.S. beekeepers lost more than one in five honey bee colonies in the...

2014-05-15 16:32:28

#1 Loyalty Program Goes Viral with Bold Move to Turn Your Social Network into Points BETHESDA, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you constantly sharing with friends, family and colleagues on social media? Now, once again, Marriott Rewards is changing the game with PlusPoints, a new, easy and fast way to earn points whenever and however you connect. All those Likes, Tweets, re-Tweets, Instagram posts and Foursquare check-ins can instantly result in up to 2,000 PlusPoints per...


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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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