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Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Classics Conference: A Debrief

College of Arts and Humanities - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:36
The first annual Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Classics Conference (MAUCC) was held on March 15. The conference is the brainchild of Maryland Classics major Erik Shell and Gregory Callaghan, a Classics major at William and Mary. Source: 
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Classics Major Wins Maryland Summer Scholars Grant

College of Arts and Humanities - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:29
The Department wishes to congratulate Erik Shell, a Greek and Latin major, who has been awarded a Maryland Summer Scholars Grant for summer 2014. Source: 
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Professors David Sartorius and Mikhail Dolbilov granted Tenure & Promotion to Associate Professors

College of Arts and Humanities - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:45
The Department of History welcomes two new associate professors to its ranks, Professors David Sartorius and Mikhail Dolbilov. Source: 
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Maryland Students Place in Chinese Language Contest!

College of Arts and Humanities - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:05
Emily Cheung and Andrew Toney won 3rd Place in the annual Chinese Bridge Language Comepetition. Source: 
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Thesis Proposal Meeting: Mr. Adam Amorese DATE: April 22, 2014

School of Public Health - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:09
Title: The Effect of Metabolic Substrate on ROS Production During Muscle Contraction Abstract: The mitochondria are a critical regulator of the energetic state of skeletal muscle. Many different disease states, such as type 2 diabetes and obesity, are characterized by the onset of mitochondrial...
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6th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum

College of Arts and Humanities - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:09
The 6th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 2-4pm in St. Mary's Hall (Language House). Source: 
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Thesis Proposal Meeting: Mr. Dovin Kiernan DATE: April 17, 2014

School of Public Health - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:02
Title: Can internal structural loading models predict lower-limb injury in running?PREDICT LOWER-LIMB INJURY IN RUNNING?Abstract: The causal mechanisms of running-related injury remain largely unknown,but presumably relate to internal structural loading. Studies exploring structuralloading,...
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Public Health Innovation Grand Rounds - Dr. Paula Braveman DATE: April 21, 2014

School of Public Health - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:02
Dr. Paula Braveman will give a Public Health Innovations Grand Rounds Lecture titled "Shorter Lives, Poorer Health: The U.S. Health Disadvantage Relative to Other Affluent Countries."Dr. Braveman has made major contributions on health disparities, health equity, and the social determinants of...
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Annual PCS Symposium DATE: April 25, 2014

School of Public Health - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:02
Physical Cultural Studies (PCS) - housed within the Department of Kinesiology and the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland - is hosting its Annual Graduate Conference on Friday, April 25th in the School of Public Health. This one-day conference will consist of a series of...
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Spring into good health! Health fair at UMD Farmers Market DATE: April 30, 2014

School of Public Health - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:02
In collaboration with the Farmers Market at the University of Maryland, the School of Public Health-HLTH391 class is putting on a Health Fair! Come by to pick up some fresh and healthy food items while visiting multiple health vendors! Get some great health advice relevant to the college...
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Husman Lecture: Dr. Walter Herzog DATE: May 9, 2014

School of Public Health - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:02
Walter Herzog, PhD, is a Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary and Co-director of the Human Performance Laboratory. His Husman Lecture at the University of Maryland School of Public Health is titled "Mysteries of Muscle Contraction: What's Titin Got to Do with It?"The Husman...
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Bergbreiter and Paley Honored at White House Ceremony

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:40
UMD researchers were honored yesterday at the White House as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
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Alumnus and Whiting-Turner CEO Regan to Speak at Spring Commencement

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:24
Civil Engineering alumnus to speak at address Clark School graduates.
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Smith Earns Acclaim for Research Prowess

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:58
The Robert H. Smith School of Business has expanded its reputation as a research and knowledge hub with top-25 showings in three recent worldwide rankings.
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Paleography & the Archives Seminar

College of Arts and Humanities - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:07
On Friday, April 18, from 9:15 am - 5 pm, the Graduate Field Committee in Medieval & Early Modern Studie Source: 
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Povich Center’s George Solmon Named To DC Sports Hall of Fame

Philip Merrill College of Journalism - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 15:43
Povich Center Director George Solomon will be inducted into the Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame April 27....
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Professor Sri Ramamoorti Lectures on Governance, Ethics, and Accountability

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:54
“A corporation’s board of directors promotes and protects the interests of the corporate entity as well as the various stakeholders of the corporation.” - Dr. Sri Ramamoorti Professor Sri Ramamoorti, Associate Professor of Accounting and Director - Board Culture & Behavioral Dynamics, C...
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Bruce Dubinsky Lectures on Business Ethics

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:41
Bruce Dubinsky Lecture: Ethics – Avoiding Orange or Green Apparel  “You would think the visual image of the infamous ‘perp walk’ would be enough of a deterrent to those high level C suite executives about to make the wrong decision and engage in a fraud.  It’s shocking to me that it obvious...
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The Quest for a Better Battery

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:16
UMD Invention of the Year Finalists Charge Ahead
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Fire Tornado! 4/16 on Discovery Channel in Canada, 4/23 on Science Channel in U.S.

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:54
FPE professor Michael Gollner featured in “Forces of Nature” week on Daily Planet.
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