Latest University of Maryland, College Park Stories

2011-03-08 10:48:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 8, 2011 -- The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) today announces 20 high-technology and biotechnology semifinalists for the University of Maryland $75K Business Plan Competition. Now in its eleventh year, the competition has served as a launch pad for Inc.

2011-02-24 09:43:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's $90 billion fleet of privately owned freight railway cars may be in jeopardy, according to a new report released today by the Supply Chain Management Center at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

2011-02-09 11:32:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MBA students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business created a business case that secured a $200,000 investment from Lockheed Martin to develop a nanotechnology created by university faculty.

2011-01-24 11:54:00

Thomas Lowry Confesses to Altering Lincoln Pardon to April 14, 1865 WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archivist of the United States David S.

2011-01-20 00:00:48

Stevens Institute of Technology announced today that its seventh president will be Dr. Nariman Farvardin, the Provost at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr.

2011-01-06 00:01:43

University of Maryland Department of Public Safety Selects Ocean Systems’ dTective® Forensic Video Analysis, Clarification and Case Management Solution to Expand the Capabilities of its High-Tech Arsenal. Burtonsville, MD (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 University of Maryland Department of Public Safety (UMDPS) serves the University of Maryland, College Park and University College.

2010-11-16 00:00:43

UMD Student Jeremy Schneider Wins $500 Prize & On-Field Appearance Crofton, MD (PRWEB) November 15, 2010 Force 3, delivering the best in federal security, unified communications and data center solutions, today announced that Maryland student Jeremy Schneider is the winner of the company’s slogan contest for the Nov.

2010-10-14 08:00:00

Alumnus Briskman Returns to Campus for October 21 Celebration COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fresh from his latest satellite launch in Kazakhstan, Robert Briskman, co-founder of Sirius Satellite Radio, will return to the A.

2010-08-26 11:06:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Squarespace Inc. and Lurn Inc., two companies founded by former Hinman CEOs students while in the program, have been named to the Inc.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.