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2014-04-08 16:22:07

Campus-wide Integration Adopts 'THINK B1G' Theme COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland today announced plans to commemorate the historic move to the Big Ten Conference. The "THINK B1G" plan includes a series of special events, campus celebrations, and promotional activities to mark the University's entry into the Big Ten Conference on July 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130808/DC61542LOGO "The move to the Big Ten Conference is...

2014-04-07 16:25:37

In the news release, Diagnostic Disease Group Wins Cupid's Cup National Business Competition Chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO, issued 07-Apr-2014 by Robert H. Smith School of Business over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that all references to "Diagnostic Disease Group" should read "Disease Diagnostic Group." The complete, corrected release follows: Disease Diagnostic Group Wins Cupid's Cup National Business Competition Chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO COLLEGE...

2014-04-07 16:25:11

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diagnostic Disease Group, maker of an inexpensive handheld device that can diagnose malaria in one minute, was named the winner of the 2014 Cupid's Cup Business Competition, chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank. The ninth annual event was April 4 at the University of Maryland's College Park campus, hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. In a last-minute twist to...

2014-02-04 23:28:04

Georgia Institute of Technology Defeats Runners-Up Colorado School of Mines and University of Maryland, College Park in Thrilling International Programming Championship Final Round Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Windward, a leader in reporting and document generation software, has announced the winners of the 2014 Windward Code Wars hackathon. Georgia Institute of Technology won top honors as Yellow Jackets, made up of students Ben Cousins, Sadra Yazdanbod, Yijie Wang, and...

2014-02-03 23:01:02

Top Public Research University Teams With Kuali Experts for Major KFS Rollout San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Vivantech, a higher ed technology consulting company, developer of enterprise-grade, open-source software, and premier Kuali Commercial Affiliate (KCA), today announced the successful completion of a Kuali Financial System (KFS) implementation at the University of Maryland (UMD). With the January 6 launch of KFS, UMD has enhanced its business process automation, reduced...

2014-01-23 23:20:14

Enterprise Search company chosen to build a new public-facing electronic record access system that will make billions of NARA records publicly available online Herndon, VA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Search Technologies was recently awarded a contract worth up to $6.34M from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and is the primary contractor chosen to build a new search system for the Online Public Access (OPA) resource, a portal to the billions of records that NARA...

2014-01-06 12:28:13

Martha Connolly Will Enhance UMD-UMB Innovation Ecosystem COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University of Maryland Ventures (UM Ventures) announced today that Dr. Martha J. Connolly has been named director of bioentrepreneurship, a new program supported by the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) and the A. James Clark School of Engineering, designed to enhance collaboration between the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) and the University of...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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