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University of Maryland Names Laurie E. Locascio Vice President for Research

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 10:03am
New VP for Research to begin on Oct. 1, 2017.

Unexpectedly Primitive Atmosphere Found Around Distant "Warm Neptune"

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 2:56am
Discovery challenges some long-held assumptions about planetary formation.

Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center at the University of Maryland Will Transform the Classroom Experience

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 2:56am
Dedicated today, the first new academic building constructed on McKeldin Mall in more than 50 years will serve as a national model of collaborative learning.

UMD Researchers Receive DARPA Funding to Study Language Learning

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 1:56pm
Research team to examine effect of bioelectric stimulation on second language learning, brain plasticity.

UMD Study Finds that ACA Eased Financial Burden for People with Individual Health Insurance

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 2:56am
Decrease in financial burden concentrated among people with low-and-moderate- incomes.

UMD-led Exercise Study Offers Hope in Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 2:56am
UMD researchers investigate whether aerobic exercise impacts brain physiology.

Message from Interim Vice President for Research Amitabh Varshney

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 2:47pm
FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill: Good News for Reesarch

Gov. Hogan Signs into Law $7.5M Maryland Energy Innovation Institute at UMD

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 2:56am
University of Maryland Institute to serve as catalyst for clean energy advancements, economic growth.

UMD Celebrates Research, Scholarship, and Research Communicator Impact Award Winners

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 1:13pm
Faculty Honored at 10th Annual University-Wide Celebration of Scholarship & Research

UMD Graduate Student Wins Prestigious Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for Innovative Bioengineering

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 2:56am
Awarded for biomaterials-based strategies to combat Multiple Sclerosis, autoimmune diseases.

Campus Innovators, Partners Honored at “Innovate Maryland”

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 3:59pm
Invention of the year winners announced at Celebration of Innovation and Partnerships

UMD Researchers Uncover Alarming Trend in U.S. Maternal Death Statistics

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 2:54am
Abnormally high increase for older mothers suggests problems with reporting process on death certificates.

UMD-led Study Finds Ancient Earth’s Fingerprints in Young Volcanic Rocks

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 2:54am
Geochemical clues suggest that some rocks from Hawaii and Samoa may contain material formed during the planet’s birth.

UMD Researcher Awarded NSF Grant to Advance Diversity in STEM Fields

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 2:54am
Research led by Assistant Professor Julie Park will help address a NSF goal of broadening participation of underrepresented groups in STEM fields.

Twenty-four UMD Students and Alumni Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 2:54am
Students to receive annual stipends and payment for graduate study.

UMD Researchers Invent New Method to Control Cell Function with Electronics

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 4:24pm
Invention could change the way diseases like diabetes are researched and treated

Safer Batteries Made With Wood

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 2:54am
Nature's 'bio-structure' helps UMD/MSE engineers solve lithium metal battery failure problems.

UMD Invention Creates Streamlined Platform for Testing Effectiveness of Anti-Aging Cosmetics

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 2:30pm
Researchers Use 3-D Bioprinted Skin to Test Cosmetics Without Animals

UMD Researchers Develop an Oral Topical Therapeutic Agent for Thrush

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 1:54pm
Novel therapeutic formulation could prevent development of oral infectious conditions

UMD Researchers Create Affordable Camera Array That Captures Light Fields for Virtual Reality Applications

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 1:48pm
Scalable Camera Array Invention to Revolutionize Entertainment, Education, and Communication



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