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2010-08-24 14:34:00

Applications for FY 2011 awards due September 15(th )at MarylandBioCenter.org BALTIMORE, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Martin O'Malley announced today that State grants are available in Fiscal Year 2011 through the Maryland Biotechnology Center to assist in commercializing promising research, encouraging bio companies to collaborate with academic institutions and expanding biotechnology resources. The Governor also announced that seven Maryland bio companies and...

2010-08-18 09:34:00

University of Maryland Engineering School Enters the Ranks of the Nation's Best COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the U.S. News & World Report 2011 edition of "America's Best Colleges" released yesterday, the undergraduate program of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, was ranked 19th in the nation among all engineering programs. This marks the school's first Top 20 position for undergraduate engineering...

2010-08-12 12:49:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS), an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) at the University of Maryland, has awarded $3.3 million to 16 teams of Maryland companies and faculty developing commercially promising technology products, program officials announce today. All funding goes to the faculty members conducting the research and development on company products. "Programs such as MIPS...

2010-08-10 07:26:00

Clark School of Engineering Program is Available On-Campus and 100% Online COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The faculty of the Fischell Department of Bioengineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, A. James Clark School of Engineering have developed an online master's degree program to better meet the needs of working bioengineers in the Washington, D.C., Metro area, across the United States and world-wide. "Long before recent news articles listed...

2010-08-09 15:27:00

Screening and discussion of "From King to Congress" with Ambassador Andrew Young WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 30, at 7 p.m., the Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film at the National Archives presents a special program and screening of From King to Congress. Ambassador Andrew Young, the subject of this historic film, will participate. This event is free and open to the public, and will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the...

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. Voting ends September 10. Waldstreicher co-founded DoseSpot in 2009, a company developing an electronic system for medical...

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. Researchers in a lab down the hall from the dean's office have situated the colony there so they have easy access to the bees. They are studying how the bees fly in order to enable micro air vehicles (MAV) to deal with unexpected wind changes. The MAVs someday...

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. FIRST PLACE: 27th Annual American Helicopter Society (AHS) Student Design Competition (Graduate category) The AHS competition challenges students to design a vertical lift aircraft that meets specified requirements, and promotes student...

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. The company was selected among 22 finalists. "The State of...

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®. Established in 1972, the Student Academy Awards support and encourage excellence in filmmaking at the collegiate level. Past Student...


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