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2013-02-27 16:26:54

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) announced today that it has awarded the 2013 AAVMC Senator John Melcher DVM Leadership in Public Policy Award to Dr. Will Hueston, a veterinarian and professor from the University of Minnesota. The award will be presented March 8 at the AAVMC's 2013 Annual Conference in Alexandria, Va. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130227/DC67812) Dr. Hueston holds a joint...

2013-01-10 16:21:52

University of Maryland's Smith School of Business and Peking University's Guanghua School of Management Host 8th Annual Event COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MBA students with the best pitches for China businesses won $10,000 in cash prizes Tuesday from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business in the 2013 China Business Plan Competition. The annual competition is organized by the Smith School's Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship and...

WMAP Final Results Released
2012-12-22 05:47:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The researchers in charge of an award-winning space mission that set out to collect fundamental measurements of the universe have announced they will be releasing their final results after nearly a decade of work. The Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP), which was launched in June 2001, has collected data that has "revolutionized our view of the universe, establishing a cosmological model that explains a widely diverse...

2012-12-11 05:03:32

The Housekeeping Services Unit of the University of Maryland´s Facilities Management organization has achieved Green Seal GS-42 Certification. Washington, D.C (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 The Housekeeping Services Unit of the University of Maryland´s Facilities Management (UMD) organization has achieved Green Seal GS-42 Certification. The certification indicates that the unit´s cleaning practices are among the healthiest and most sustainable in the industry. GS-42 is a...

2012-12-02 05:04:48

A new website designed to connect Maryland citizens with their elected officials will unveil its soft launch on December 1 for around 50 elected officials and stakeholders College Park, MD (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 After months of web development, MyMaryland.net is excited to announce that the soft launch of the site will take place December 1, 2012. Around 50 elected officials and stakeholders will be invited to create accounts and preview the site. The alpha launch will serve as a tool...

2012-11-12 12:27:45

UMD Hosts Cool Careers in Cybersecurity Event to Attract Young Women to STEM COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following media advisory is from the A. James Clark School of Engineering: WHAT: "Annual Cool Careers in CyberSecurity for Girls Summit"--an event where middle school girls have the opportunity to work as CSI investigators for a day by solving an identity theft/cyberbullying crime. The teams will assemble a computer and use digital forensics...

2012-11-02 11:20:26

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University System of Maryland has committed nearly $450,000 in base funding support of a partnership between the A. James Clark School of Engineering, the College of Southern Maryland, the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center (SMHEC) and the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) in support of a program that allows students in Southern Maryland to receive an accredited University of Maryland mechanical...

2012-11-01 11:22:40

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A University of Maryland study projects that Washington, D.C., city and federal property could suffer billions of dollars in damage if sea level rise from global warming increases over the next century. Potential for significant damage will be even greater in the event of extreme weather like Hurricane Sandy. The study by Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Bilal Ayyub, Haralamb Braileanu and Naeem Qureshi, of the Clark...

2012-10-19 07:24:36

Initiative Expands Key Programs Across Campus for Entrepreneurs Each Friday COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Starting today, every Friday entrepreneurs and innovators at the University of Maryland will not have far to go for help. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101005/MTECHLOGO) The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) and the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship are launching Innovation Fridays, a collection of signature resources now...

2012-10-12 11:25:08

20(th) annual event highlights logistics, supply chain career opportunities for students COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today named Michael Roth, vice president of North American Operations at Amazon.com, as the 2012 "Person of the Year." Roth was recognized by students and faculty at Smith's 20(th) annual Industry Day career and networking event. The event highlights the school's top-ranked...