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2010-08-09 15:27:00

Screening and discussion of "From King to Congress" with Ambassador Andrew Young WASHINGTON, Aug.

2010-07-28 09:41:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greg Waldstreicher, a senior in the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) Hinman CEOs Program, is one of five finalists for Entrepreneur Magazine's Entrepreneur of 2010 Awards in the College Entrepreneur category. The overall 2010 winner will be selected by voters on the Entrepreneur Magazine website.

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.

2010-07-20 09:49:00

Aerospace Engineering Students Win Helicopter, NASA Design Competitions COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students from the Clark School's Department of Aerospace Engineering have captured top honors in two different competitions: 1.

2010-06-17 09:29:00

Three Additional Mtech Companies Named Finalists COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FlexEl LLC, a company in the Mtech Technology Advancement Program incubator developing rechargeable, flexible, thin-film batteries, was named company of the year in the technology transfer category at the 2010 Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards. FlexEl was recognized at a ceremony held June 15 in Baltimore, Md.

2010-06-15 11:29:00

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 30, at 7 p.m., The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, in partnership with The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film and the Foundation for the National Archives, will present the five Gold Medal-winning films of the 2010 Student Academy Awards®.

2010-05-27 10:04:00

Special program to highlight stereoscopic images of the War. 3-D glasses included! WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, June 10, at 7 PM, the National Archives presents "The Civil War in 3-D," a special program inspired by the new major exhibit Discovering the Civil War.

2010-05-14 12:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Archives presents a special series of programming including author lectures, panel discussions, a musical performance, and a film screening throughout May inspired by its new major exhibition marking the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, Discovering the Civil War.

2010-05-14 11:27:00

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 30, at 7 p.m., The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, in partnership with The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film and the Foundation for the National Archives, will present the winners of the 2010 Student Academy Awards®.

2010-05-06 07:45:00

$560K Gift from Citrin Also Supports Staff Member to Help Students Launch Companies Around Technologies COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland today announces the new Warren Citrin Graduate Fellowship program, which supports graduate students in the A.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.