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2014-04-22 08:26:04

University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Florida A&M University, Spelman College and Howard University receive top ranking ATLANTA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A comprehensive survey released on Earth Day by The Building Green Initiative (BGI) at Clark Atlanta University says historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are driving energy efficiency on their campuses and promoting sustainability through their policies, practices and curriculums. The survey ranked the nation's most...

2013-09-25 23:04:15

Cambridge EnTech, a division of Cambridge International, is pleased to learn that the Maryland Hawk Corporation Technologies Greenhouse is a recipient of the Maryland Energy Administration’s (MEA) Game Changers grant program. Cambridge EnTech signed a teaming agreement with Maryland Hawk Corporation in 2012 to partner on the project. Cambridge, Maryland (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Cambridge EnTech, a division of Cambridge International, is pleased to learn that the Maryland Hawk...

2012-05-18 06:51:28

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will provide the commencement address to the 2012 graduating class of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, Md., on Friday, May 18, at 10 a.m. EDT. The address will take place in the William P. Hytche Center. Bolden also will be awarded the university's Presidential Medal for his service as a U.S. Marine and as an astronaut. Media representatives who want to attend the event should contact Bill Robinson, director of the UMES Office...

2011-03-28 07:00:00

PRINCESS ANNE, Md., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland Eastern Shore today celebrated the activation of a 2.2 megawatt solar-energy facility on the land-grant institution's campus. The 7,800-panel "solar farm" occupies 17 acres and is the largest concentration of photovoltaic modules on one site in Maryland, according to university officials and SunEdison, the company that built and will operate the facility. Located on university-owned land adjacent to Tom Nichols...

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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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