UMD Researcher Shows China’s Economic Growth Diminishing its Water Supply
University of Maryland Professor of Geographical SciencesKlaus Hubacek and a team of international researchers have published new findings outlining the alarming future of China’s water supply, as the country’s booming economy and human activities continue to...
Researcher finds Americans sleeping, watching TV more; helping less
Drawing upon new Census Bureau time-diary data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in its American Time Use Survey (ATUS), Maryland Population Research Center Faculty Associate and Emeritus Professor John Robinson has noted some surprising trends in how Americans have been using their time during the initial Millennial decade from 2003 to 2013.
ECON Alumnus Named Secretary of MD Department of Human Resources
Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan named Samir "Sam" Malhotra (B.A. '81, economics) head of the state's Department of Human Resources. A devoted Terp, Mr. Malhotra is a member of the University of Maryland College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences Board of Visitors, and also is founder and CEO of Subsystem Technologies, Inc.
Donors Help CCJS Acquire State-of-the-Art Forensic Comparison Microscope
The top-ranked Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJS) recently acquired a piece of cutting-edge technology to enhance its innovative Crime Lab thanks in part to the generosity of donors. The new Forensic Comparison Microscope features two stages that allow users to view and compare two objects at the same time; for example, a bullet found in a body with a test bullet fired from...