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UMD's 'B1G' move

Tuesday, the University of Maryland officially joins the Big Ten athletic conference. This is a winning moment for both athletics and academics at Maryland. In stadiums, arenas and on the Big Ten Network, new and challenging match-ups will excite Maryland players, fans and supporters. The Terps will compete at the highest level when they play against Ohio State's Buckeyes, Michigan's Wolverines, Penn State's Nittany Lions and other Big Ten teams.

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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

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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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