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The lab in Maryland that could change the world

As senior physics faculty at the University of Maryland in College Park, we were very happy to see the Nov. 27 Metro article “Science grows on schools,” about how investments in fundamental research and science education happen here in our community. Investing in fundamental research and science …

Opinion

Closing Health Gaps Focus Of Maryland Health Conference

Lead poisoning initiatives were among those that Maryland health officials are focusing on to reduce health disparities.<p><b>From the Maryland Department</b> …

Baltimore

UM Ventures launches new fund, entrepreneurship space in Lion Brothers building

A new innovation space from the University of Maryland, Baltimore is opening inside the historic Lion Brothers building on Hollins Street. About …

Baltimore

A moon-sized celestial object's collision with Earth in the early days gave us Gold, Platinum, says study

A large Moon-sized planetary body penetrated all the way down to the Earth's core during the early days of our home planet's formation, delivering in …

Universe

University of South Florida switching from Under Armour to Adidas - Baltimore Business Journal

By Janelle Irwin <br>– Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal<p>Dec 6, 2017, 5:04pm EST<p>The University of South Florida has picked Adidas as the new apparel …

Baltimore

New algorithm repairs corrupted digital images in one step

Technique uses the power of artificial neural networks to address several types of flaws and degradations in a single image at once<p>From phone camera …

Machine Learning

City hospitals better at profiting from asthma than preventing it

Baltimore’s prestigious medical centers, including Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland, stand in close proximity to the city’s asthma hot …

Baltimore

Researchers develop 3D-printed prosthetic ear replacements to improve surgical treatments for hearing loss treatment

Scientists have 3D-printed accurate, custom-designed <b>prosthetic</b> replacements for damaged parts of the middle ear, paving the way for improved surgical …

Medicine

Rare quake shudders through Northeast; centered in Delaware

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A rare earthquake jolted the Mid-Atlantic region of the East Coast on Thursday evening, prompting some to flee offices and homes, …

Earthquakes

Perovskites Challenge Quantum Dots as Champion Emitters of Light

An international research team from the University of Maryland and ETH Zurich in Switzerland has successfully demonstrated that a nanocrystal of …

Quantum Mechanics

Hate crimes and bias incidents affect the UMD community. Help us track them.

Despite the increased visibility of hate across the country and on college campuses, hate crimes and bias incidents are still notoriously …

Racism

Quantum simulators wield control over more than 50 qubits, setting new record

Atoms provide a robust platform for observing quantum magnets in action<p>Two independent teams of scientists, including one from the University of …

Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Computers Bust Problem Conventional Computers Can't Solve

Fifty-odd atoms buzz through a pocket of empty space. Invisible lines of force — quantum magnetism — chain them together. Jiggle one, the others …

Quantum Mechanics

University Graduate Students Walk Out To Protest Tax Plan That Hurts Them

Graduate students around the country walked out of their classes, office hours, and research labs to protest the House Republican tax plan Wednesday.<p>"This plan is going to be disastrous for higher ed," said Jack Nicoludis, a Harvard graduate student in chemistry, who helped organize a protest on …

News (U.S.)

Why the U. of Maryland Is Hiring a ‘Hate-Bias Response Coordinator’

Carolyn Kaster/AP Images<p>After the stabbing death of a visiting black student at a U. of Maryland bus stop, the university overhauled its treatment of …

Racism

Howard police increase reward for details on killing of son of former University of Maryland coach

Howard County police are now offering up to $10,000 for information regarding the September killing of the son of former University of Maryland …

Crime

#15 Maryland Wins at Akron

Stat Comparison<p><b>Category</b><p><b>MD</b><p><b>UA</b><p>Scoring<p>75<p>54<p>Rebounding<p>53<p>33<p>FG Pct.<p>46.8%<p>30.4%<p>3FG Pct.<p>35.3%<p>21.7%<p>FT Pct.<p>55.0%<p>70.0%<p>Points in the Paint<p>38<p>22<p>Bench …

College Basketball

University of Maryland, College Park Releases Protocol For Hate-Bias Incidents

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> Months after a white former University of Maryland, College Park student was charged with fatally stabbing a black Bowie State …

Racism

Study: Loans Increased Community College Attainment

Community college students who were offered and took out loans earned more credits and attained higher grade point averages than did peers who did …

Education

UMd. Hopes Protocols Will Fight Racism, Hate Bias on Campus

The University of Maryland announced a list of new protocols to handle hate crimes and racism on campus.The new rules come after high profile …

HBCUs

Campus BDS movement logs a loss and a win

The University of Maryland student government is being applauded for killing a proposal urging university officials to consider divesting from …

Conservative View

Maryland officials sign agreement on Purple Line development

Community, public, and private stakeholders signed an agreement Tuesday promising responsible economic development, including affordable housing, …

Business

Bias​ ​Incident Response

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The University of Maryland announces a new hate-bias incident response protocol that will ensure a coordinated response, provide …

Diversity

Hibachi-San Poke Bowls: Your Deconstructed Sushi Dreams Come True

Hibachi-San: Making Your Deconstructed Sushi Dreams Come True<p>Hibachi-San at UMD serves the perfect Japanese-Hawaiian fusion: poke bowls.<p>November 26, …

Creamy

Pedestrian Dies After Edgemere Crash: Police

One of two people hit on North Point Boulevard Tuesday succumbed to his injuries on Thanksgiving, Baltimore County police said.<p>EDGEMERE, MD — One of …

Baltimore

No. 12 Penn St seeks 10th win in Big Ten clash with Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — It's been 24 years since Penn State played a football game at the University of Maryland, yet quarterback Trace McSorley will feel right at home Saturday when the 12th-ranked Nittany Lions wrap up the regular season against the Terrapins.<p>McSorley starred for Briar Woods …

College Football

MARTA bus blocks channel's shot of Georgia Dome collapse, turns into internet sensation

Plenty of people tuned in Monday and saw the destruction of the historic Georgia Dome live on TV or various avenues on the internet.<p>To see the …

Viral

Women Sports Media Coverage Career Consequence

Nov 16, 2017<p><b>April 20-21, 2018 at Knight Hall on the University of Maryland Campus</b><p>Please consider submitting research for <i>a conference</i> on <i>Women, Sports</i> …

Women's Sports

San Diego State University, UC San Diego ranked among best public colleges for LGBTQ students

San Diego State University and UC San Diego are among the top 25 colleges for LGBTQ students, according to rankings issued by BestColleges.com.<p>State …

College & University

University of Maryland to study advanced computing in healthcare

The University of Maryland’s Center for Health Information and Decision Systems is entering a collaborative agreement with a vendor to expand efforts …

Medicine