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December 24, 2013
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The future of research universities

Maryland chancellor shares ideas to enhance effectiveness of America’s research universities For research universities to produce the ideas and talent the United States needs in order to lead in the 21st century, they “must make a steady and persistent movement … Continue reading

November 20, 2013
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Überwachung, Totalkontrolle und tödlicher Irrtum

Staatsmacht oder «digitale» Marktmacht: Mit «Big Data» arbeiten beide an der totalen Kontrolle der Menschen zu ihren Zwecken. In diesen Tagen sind mir drei aufreizende Texte unter die Augen gekommen. Sie haben einen Zusammenhang. Der erste stammt von Sascha Lobo. … Continue reading

November 8, 2013
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UA Sociologist Studies Resiliency in Communities Devastated by Hurricane Sandy

Sociology professor Brian Mayer’s research is part of an $8 million Health and Human Services project focused on long-term recovery. The disastrous flooding Hurricane Sandy brought to Maryland’s coastal communities left a long road to recovery. An expert in how … Continue reading

December 26, 2012
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Plan C: ‘All Roads Lead Back to Boehner’ – UMD’s Kettl

University of Maryland School of Public Policy Dean Don Kettl on where the fiscal cliff negotiations head after Plan B fails: “For the Republicans, this is a very weak situation. They’re struggling to get their mojo back after the election. … Continue reading

December 1, 2012
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New UMD Poll Shows Israelis Doubt Benefit from Gaza Conflict

Three in Five Israelis Now View Obama Favorably COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A new University of Maryland poll shows that in the aftermath of November’s round of fighting with Hamas and other groups in the Gaza Strip, only 36% of … Continue reading

November 25, 2012
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Support for Gay Marriage Grows in Michigan

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Support for gay marriage is growing in Michigan, mirroring changing attitudes in many parts of the United States, according to Michigan State University’s State of the State Survey. A recent survey found that 56 percent of … Continue reading

November 18, 2012
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Sandy’s Underwater Sandscapes

UD researchers studying ‘fingerprint’ left on seafloor by Hurricane Sandy Beneath the 20-foot waves that crested off Delaware’s coast during Hurricane Sandy, thrashing waters reshaped the floor of the ocean, churning up fine sand and digging deep ripples into the … Continue reading

November 12, 2012
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Children’s Book Author

CEHD alumna writes children’s book about animal friends on St. Kitts Can a dog and a monkey be best friends? In Heidi Fagerberg’s first children’s book, Lion Paw and Oliver – An Unlikely Friendship, readers learn that the answer is … Continue reading