September 2, 2015

UMd Building 3 Out of State Budget

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Local leaders seeking new funding routes.

SHA Replacing Rt. 5 Bridge South of Lex Park

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Minimal traffic impacts expected during SHA’s replacement of the Rt. 5 Bridge over Eastern Branch south of Lexington Park, MD.

Building 3 Funding Restored

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MD Gov. Larry Hogan adds funds to the state budget to meet full design costs in FY 16 for the Univ. of MD Southern Maryland Academic and Research Center.

Last Chance to Push for University Funding

Call your Senators! Univ. of Maryland has funds the MD Senate can reprogrammed to the USM Southern Maryland Academic and Research Center.

Plan Abandoned for Wind Turbine Farm

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Great Bay Wind Center abandons its plans to build a wind turbine farm in the Chesapeake Bay, blaming legislation of Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s.

Chancellor Thanks St. Mary’s for Building 3 Support

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USMd Chancellor Brit Kirwan & Chair of the Bd. of Governors of SoMd Higher Ed Center Joseph Anderson thank St. Mary’s for a $1M pledge toward construction of a Southern Maryland Academic and Research Center, aka, Building 3.

4th Chancellor Named to Univ. System of MD

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A new chancellor will be at the helm as plans for a University System of Maryland classroom and research facility move forward.

UMD UAS Test Site Flies Talon 240

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The Talon 240 is the start. Other projects in progress at the UMD UAS Test Site include natural resource surveys, utilities inspections, agriculture research, and support to emergency services.

From St. Mary’s to Crisfield UAS Airfields

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A quick video and even quicker glimpse of the first UAV to test out of the UMd. UAS Test Site.

First UAS Test Flight a Success

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The UMd Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site successfully launched its first Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle Dec. 5 from its partner airfield in Crisfield, MD.