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Moving mountains and going places

Will you succeed?

As the spring term ends, I look back with pride at the contributions and accomplishments of this university’s students over the past year.

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Federal Funding Drives Innovation

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The nation suffers from more than a federal deficit. Studies by congressional and scientific panels repeatedly warn of an "innovation deficit" that weakens our technological edge. Decades of strong federal support for university research and education helped America prevail in the Cold War and fueled prosperity.

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What Maryland's Economy Needs

[Commentary]

Maryland's economic success relies on its staggering concentration of scientific talent, superb education, highly competitive businesses and enlightened government. When they all mesh, the state's economy outpaces the competition.

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My New Year's resolutions

’Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions. Here are my top 10 for 2014.

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The University’s Future

The year is 2020.

Students at this university are among the most talented and diverse anywhere. For the past six years, they have worked with our faculty in hot pursuit of quantum computing in the $126 million Physical Sciences Building that opened in 2014.

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