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From UMD to the Post-it Note

Art Fry Co-Creator of the Post-it note

Art Fry, retired inventor and scientist most famous for his role as co-creator of the Post-it note, will give a presentation at the UMD Library Rotunda at 11 am on Friday, September 19. That evening, he will be inducted into the Academy of Science and Engineering which honors alumni and friends of the Swenson College of Science and Engineering.
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UMD's 8.75M Drilling Project to Unlock Secrets in Ice
Antartica

Professor John Goodge, in UMD's Earth and Environmental Sciences department, has led scientific expeditions to Antarctica 11 times, but this project is his most extensive. "No one has ever tried drilling into the deep ice like this at either pole," said Goodge. "We will get deeper and older paleoclimate records, possibly a million to a million and a half years old. (read more)

Former UMD Math Research Student Receives Fields Medal

Bhargava, who participated in UMD Professor Joseph Gallian's Summer Math Research Experience for Undergraduates in 1995, has been awarded the 2014 Fields Medal. (read more)

Hired

The just-completed Career and Internship Services survey shows that 95% of graduates from the class of 2013 surveyed are employed or are continuing their studies. "UMD does an excellent job providing the right mix of classroom instruction, research opportunities, internships, and extra curricular activities to set students on a path of success," says Chancellor Lendley C. Black. "The results are getting noticed." (read more)

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