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University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank.
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank. « Show less

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  • How provocateur Dan Savage became MTV's sex advisor in 'Savage U'

     
    Dan Savage couldn’t have predicted he would become a voice of reason for a generation of young adults confused about their sex lives. A controversial sex columnist and alternative newspaper editor, Savage regularly gets stopped at airports and asked...
  • Facebook 'app economy' has created more than 182,000 jobs, study says

     
    Facebook apps have created more than 200,000 jobs, UMD study says: Facebook apps and mobile apps on smartphones and tablets have, according to the University of Maryland, given rise to a new industry which it has coined as the "App Economy." And the app...
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 16 - 22 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 16 - 22 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • Obama completes his new economic team with additional appointments

     
    President Obama completed the rebuilding of his economic team Friday, formally naming Gene Sperling as the replacement for Larry Summers and announcing three other appointments. "Now, part of our mission -- part of this team’s mission -- in the months.....
  • Phil Jackson impressed with Steve Blake's three-point shooting

     
    In what often becomes a signature play between Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol, the two ran a high screen and roll only to see Toronto's defenders lock down on both of him. No worries. After Bryant drove into the lane, he fired a pass to the far corner where...
  • Is David Simon a genius? Creator of 'The Wire' talks about winning a MacArthur Fellowship

     
    Proof that television makes you smarter: David Simon, the rabble-rousing creator of "The Wire" and "Treme," just won the "genius grant." This morning, the MacArthur Foundation announced that it had awarded a fellowship to Simon, who shares the honor with....
  • Gulf oil spill: Obama names investigation panel

     
    President Obama named five panelists to a commission tasked with finding ways to avoid a repeat of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which killed 11 men and started the nation's worst oil spill. They will be led by a former Florida......
  • Steve Blake: 'I’m extremely excited to be coming here to the Lakers.'

     
    The Lakers' newest acquisition, guard Steve Blake, spoke as if he had joined the two-time defending champions, which, in fact, he officially did. Blake was effusive in his praise for the Lakers while he met with reporters Wednesday. "I’m extremely...
  • Dispersants play rerouting role in Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    Dispersants play rerouting role in Gulf of Mexico oil spill
    The oil dispersants being used in the Gulf of Mexico spill may help destroy the oil a little faster, but their primary purpose is to alter its destination so that the oil stays in the deep ocean rather than reaching the shore. Scientists don't know...
  • Get out of Afghanistan, get into low-Earth orbit

    Research is defined as a human activity based on intellectual investigation aimed at discovering, interpreting and revising human knowledge. None of that was provided by Paul Thornton in his recent Opinion Daily "Space program lunacy." What passes for...
  • The auto industry hits home for American families

    The auto industry hits home for American families
    We baby-booming native Detroiters grew up with a ranking system. On the playgrounds at recess, GM was No. 1, Ford was No. 2, Chrysler was No. 3 and American Motors wasn't really worth the effort it took to insult the poor kid whose dad worked there (sorry...