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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.

2010-04-27 09:08:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and the U.S.

2010-04-08 13:26:00

Marks 40th anniversary of Charles Guggenheim documentary H.R.

2010-04-06 15:09:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) today announces nine finalists for the 2010 University of Maryland $75K Business Plan Competition. The finalists, who competed among 18 semifinalists, were selected (three each) in the categories of high technology, biotechnology, and undergraduate students.

2010-03-26 09:57:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martha Connolly, director of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) Maryland Industrial Partnerships program (www.mips.umd.edu) at the University of Maryland, was given the President's Award at the Greater Baltimore Committee's fifth annual Bioscience Awards ceremony, university officials announce today. Connolly accepted the award at a ceremony held in Baltimore on March 25. "The bioscience industry has made tremendous...

2009-12-10 13:00:00

Clark School's Galloway Among Engineers and Scientists Recommending River Reconnection to Prevent Flooding Disasters COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following news advisory was released by the A.

2009-10-30 10:51:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today named John T.

2009-10-15 08:15:00

Pioneering Cybersecurity Expert Lawrence A. Gordon Awards First $1,000 Prize COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's Robert H.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.