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University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

Dumpson named Executive Vice President

Aug. 28, 2013 –  Kimberly Conway Dumpson will move from vice president for institutional advancement at UMES into the president’s office, where she will assume the newly created…

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

UMES newest security measure has people talking

Aug. 27, 2013 - UMES' purchase of 200 hand-held dry-erase boards capable of repelling small-caliber bullets has attracted media coverage around the world.Full Article...

University of Maryland, College Park

Changes in River Chemistry Affect Water Supplies

Human activities are changing the basic chemistry of many rivers in the Eastern U.S., with potentially major consequences for urban water supplies and aquatic ecosystems, a UMD-led…

University of Maryland, College Park

Creating Next Generation Electric Vehicle Batteries

Two research teams from the UMD Energy Research Center were awarded grants to develop transformational electric vehicle energy storage systems using innovative chemistries, architectures…

University of Maryland, College Park

Helping Discover Students' Sustainability Knowledge

Researchers at UMD, in collaboration with researchers at the Ohio State University—a Big Ten university, have developed an assessment to measure sustainability knowledge.

University of Maryland, College Park

Premier New Gamma Ray Observatory Begins Operation

A joint U.S. and Mexican gamma ray observatory being built on the flanks of the Sierra Negra volcano in the Mexican State of Puebla—led on the U.S. side by UMD—has begun official…

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