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Coalition Forges Community Strategy for Purple Line

The Purple Line Corridor Coalition has initiated a plan with the State of Maryland, Montgomery and Prince George's Counties to develop a blueprint for prosperous development along the Purple Line.
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Amy Eichhorst Tapped to Lead Alumni Association

The University of Maryland has named Amy Eichhorst as the new executive director of the Alumni Association—a key role for leading the engagement of UMD's base of 340,000 alumni.
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Milestone Reached in Search for Earth-Like Planets

Astronomers have found water vapor in the atmosphere of a planet about four times bigger than Earth, in the constellation Cygnus about 124 light years - or nearly 729 trillion miles - away.
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Leidos Invests in Innovation Partnership with UMD

UMD received a $200,000 donation from Leidos, a national security, health and engineering solutions company, to support research, education programs, student activities and fellowships.
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Reimagining Route 1 as an Arts and Culture District

As UMD and College Park consider plans to reinvigorate Rt. 1, the Center for Synergy is asking the community to rethink the area and imagine the impact arts and culture can play on its revitalization.
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UMD Named to "Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs" List

The university has been named one of the country's "Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs" by the Princeton Review, ranking No. 9 among public schools and No. 21 overall for its undergraduate program.