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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. "Jock" Menzies -- chairman of the Terminal Corporation, a warehouse, trucking and distribution company -- as the 2009 "Person of the Year." Each year the Smith School's logistics, transportation and supply chain management program and student-run Supply Chain Management Society and Supply Chain Club present the award to an influential industry leader....

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. Smith School of Business today announced the recipients of the first Gordon Prize in Managing Cybersecurity Resources, an essay contest that had competitors offering innovative solutions for how to allocate resources to protect personal and sensitive data on computers and online. Rainer Bohme of the Institute of Systems...

2009-10-06 05:00:00

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancestry.com today announced an expansion to their relationship with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) that enables the company to digitize NARA record collections at a new Ancestry.com facility in the Washington, D.C., area. The new facility will help bring millions of new NARA documents online for the first time. Ancestry.com currently has the largest online collection of digitized and indexed NARA content, including the...

2009-09-18 10:00:00

New Initiative to Focus on Continuous Improvement, Sustainability and Energy, Technology Acceleration, and Strengthening the Workforce COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) and the Regional Manufacturing Institute (RMI) are jointly launching a new program of excellence to help manufacturers in Maryland compete in a rapidly changing global environment, make the state a national model for modern...

2009-09-08 09:00:00

Special events, programs, and films celebrate important anniversary WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Archives continues its 75th Anniversary celebration in September with special lectures, programs, and films. These events are free and open to the public and will be held in the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, located on the National Mall at Constitution Ave. between 7th and 9th Streets, NW. National Archives summer exhibit hours are 10 a.m.-7...

2009-09-01 09:29:00

Legal Services Provider to be Headquartered in Mtech's TAP Incubator COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center (MIPLRC), which offers free legal services on intellectual property and related matters to entrepreneurs and emerging technology companies and explores relevant legal, ethical and policy issues in the high technology and intellectual property areas, is moving to the University of Maryland, College Park on...

2009-08-27 11:32:00

E-learning Provider Ranked Second in the Country in Education GAITHERSBURG, Md. Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lurn Inc. (formerly known as Affiliate Classroom Inc.), a leading provider of e-learning content and technology and a graduate of Mtech's VentureAccelerator Program and Technology Advancement Program (TAP) incubator, was named one of the 500 fastest growing private companies in America by Inc. Magazine. The company, founded by Hinman CEOs alumnus Anik Singal, placed 216th on...

2009-08-13 14:19:00

New blog to focus on online public access to records of the U.S. National Archives WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, August 12, the National Archives launched the NARAtions blog to begin a discussion with researchers on the future of online public access at the National Archives. The public is invited and encouraged to share opinions on ways to enhance the online researcher experience and to increase access to archival materials. (Logo:...

2009-06-25 10:58:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trauma Solutions, a company developing the first and only synthetic, hemostatic material capable of simultaneously inducing blood clotting and delivering therapeutics, has been named a finalist in the $250K Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Cisco Systems Global Business Plan Competition. The company, founded by graduate research assistant Brendan Casey and Keystone Professor Peter Kofinas, both from the Fischell Department of Bioengineering,...

2009-05-28 16:11:00

Special events, programs, and films celebrate important anniversary WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Archives continues its 75th Anniversary celebration in June with special lectures, programs, and films. These events are free and open to the public and will be held in the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, located on the National Mall at Constitution Ave. between 7th and 9th Streets, NW. National Archives summer exhibit hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m.,...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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