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  • UMD Researcher Shows China’s Economic Growth Diminishing its Water Supply

    University of Maryland Professor of Geographical Sciences Klaus 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...

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  • President’s Proposed Tax Credit Designed by ECON Faculty

    University of Maryland economists, Professors Melissa S. Kearney and Lesley J. Turner, developed the second earner tax credit proposed by President Obama at Tuesday's State of the Union address.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • New Documentary on Protests Features SOCY Prof. Dana Fisher

    VIDEO: ‘Political Action’ by FiveThirtyEight /ESPN Films features Professor Dana R. Fisher of the Department of Sociology discussing protests and civic engagement in the democratic process.

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  • The Competitor: Dave Wortman, CCJS/PSYC ’94

    Long before online education became a global trend, Mr. Wortman founded Education Over the Net in 1999. He also is a Screen Actors Guild-accredited actor.

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  • PSYC Alumnus Elected President of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

    An esteemed graduate of the Social, Organizational, and Decision Sciences program, Dr. James Outtz, has been elected president of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

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  • BSOS Alumnus Named to Forbes’ Social Entrepreneurs List

    BSOS proudly congratulates alumnus Ben Simon, who was recently named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30: Social Entrepreneurs” list. Mr. Simon is one of the founders of the Food Recovery Network.

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  • 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...

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