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May 22, 2018

The East Coast May Be On the Brink of a Hop Renaissance

For years, whenever anyone asked Bryan Butler, a scientist with the University of Maryland’s School of Agriculture and Natural Resources, why the school wasn’t doing work with hops, one of the elemental ingredients for brewing beer, he would give the same short, simple answer: “You can’t grow hops in Maryland.”

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May 16, 2018

Design Day project innovates solution for Chesapeake Bay

Mechanical engineering students presented sustainable solutions to problems and more on May 8 at the Department of Mechanical Engineering’s Spring 2018 Design Day, a semesterly event that highlights the innovative design strategies and product development of seniors in ENME 472: Integrated Product and Process Development.

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May 15, 2018

Shower Power Issue Empowers Scholars

In the Environment, Technology and Economy (ETE) Scholars program, the second-semester colloquium is largely devoted to the “Connections” Project. Teams of four to six students propose an idea to enhance sustainability on campus or in the community. They research an idea, propose how best to achieve it and implement one aspect of the proposal by the end of the semester.

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May 7, 2018

2018 Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium

The 4th Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH) 2018 Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium will convene numerous regional legislators, nonprofit organizations, and researchers for an in-depth examination of environmental justice and health disparities issues affecting our region.

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May 4, 2018

UMD- Led Research Team Awarded New $2.37M DOE Solar Power Tech Project

University of Maryland engineers will lead a new Department of Energy (DOE) research project aimed at lowering the cost of solar energy systems by advancing the technology of microinverters -- devices that convert the direct current (DC) electricity generated by solar cells into the alternating current (AC) electricity used in homes and on the electrical grid.

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