UMD launches center to support innovative, technology-enhanced education

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University of Maryland has been providing the region with graduates and faculty members who aren't afraid of developing out-of-the-box ideas for years now, which would explain why the institution nestled in College Park has managed to secure a top title for Maryland as the No. 1 state for innovation and entrepreneurship. It would also explain why the UMD engineering team managed to be the first to create a robotic bird that flies using solar power, university researchers are developing a robot that crawls into brains and zaps tumors, and why the higher education powerhouse was ranked the top most underrated public school for tech entrepreneurship. Now UMD has plans to increase its innovative impact on the local community, nation and world as well with the launch of a brand new Teaching and Learning Transformation Center.

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