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Jan 22, 2014

Buffet pays $550K to child scalded by soup

The family of an 8-year-old girl has reached a $550,000 settlement with a College Park restaurant where she was severely burned by a vat of soup.

Jan 13, 2014

The Sugar Lifestyle 101 — another website that helps gold-digging Sugar Babies hook up with deep-pocketed Sugar Daddies — has released its annual “Top 20 Fastest Growing Sugar Baby Schools” list, and Towson University clocked in at No. 44, while the University of Maryland, College Park, placed No. 71.

Jan 7, 2014

Connolly named director of bioentrepreneurship at UM Ventures

University of Maryland Ventures (UM Ventures) announced today that Dr. Martha J. Connolly has been named director of bioentrepreneurship, a new program supported by the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) and the A. James Clark School of Engineering, designed to enhance collaboration between the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)[...]

Oct 22, 2013

Gansler opposes development on UM golf course

COLLEGE PARK — Gubernatorial candidate Doug Gansler is opposing development on part of the University of Maryland Golf Course, because he says it would pave what now serves as the community’s main green space, recreational amenity and environmental habitat. Gansler and his running mate, Jolene Ivey, on Tuesday joined other opponents of proposed plans to […]

Oct 17, 2013

Md. not energized to keep firm?

Owners of an energy company formed in a business incubator at the University of Maryland, College Park say they are being forced to move a bulk of its operations to Florida.

Aug 9, 2013

College Park: An eat-able community?

College Park is the latest jurisdiction to launch what has become an ubiquitous marketing tactic: the restaurant week.

Jul 16, 2013

MIPS announces grants to 17 tech teams

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program, an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, said it awarded $3.8 million to 17 teams combining Maryland companies with university researchers to bring technology products closer to market.

Jun 19, 2013

UM joins international research network

Expanding its global footprint, the University of Maryland announced it has joined Universitas 21, an international network of research universities.

May 14, 2013

Entrepreneur awards highlight USM’s technology initiative

Three University System of Maryland faculty members were recipients of the inaugural Board of Regents Entrepreneur of the Year Award Tuesday at an event celebrating the public university system’s efforts to commercialize research.

Apr 22, 2013

University of Maryland makes connections abroad

ANNAPOLIS — The University of Maryland has signed a new agreement that establishes the school’s first formal reciprocal student exchange program with the University of Jordan. The agreement was signed on Monday during a visit to Jordan by Gov. Martin O’Malley and University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh. Officials say that Maryland is the […]

Mar 13, 2013

Lawmakers look to criminalize violent threats

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland House panel will consider a bill that would make threatening to commit an act of mass violence illegal. Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks will testify Wednesday in support of the measure during a House Judiciary Committee hearing. Alsobrooks lobbied legislators to introduce the bill in the wake of two […]

Feb 11, 2013

UM student charged with fabricating robbery

COLLEGE PARK — A University of Maryland student has been charged with making up a story about being robbed at gunpoint because she owed money to a relative. Prince George’s County police say 18-year-old Teshauna Jones has been charged with making a false statement. Police have investigated several recent robberies on and around the College […]

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