Event

Bitcamp Hackathon

April 10–12 / Cole Student Activities Building

A 36-hour creative coding marathon challenges hundreds of teams from across the country to turn an idea into a product.

Event

Public Health Research@Maryland

April 9 / Adele H. Stamp Student Union

Experts talk about climate change and health-care reform, and how they’re affecting population health.

Event

Unshelled: Startup Career & Internship Fair

April 10 / Adele H. Stamp Student Union

Students seeking an entrepreneurial experience or the chance to work for a startup connect with new companies.

Special Event

Pitch Dingman 11 a.m.–1 p.m. / Every Friday / 2518 Van Munching Hall

TERPRIDE 11 a.m.–1 p.m. / April 10 and 17 / Outside Adele H. Stamp Student Union

Students pitch their Fearless Ideas for new business ventures to successful entrepreneurs, who offer advice on strategy, testing and funding. Visitors to the TERPRIDE bus can also win a T-shirt.

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Game Changer

Event

WHITING-TURNER LECTURE

April 23 / Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building

John Rogers, co-founder and CEO of Local Motors, shares his experience and insights.

Feature Story

Success, Sunny Side Up

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Cupid's Cup

Event

Cupid’s Cup

April 22 / Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

A business competition chaired by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank ’96 honors the top student entrepreneurs with $115K in prizes.

Feature Video

Autonomy in Robotics

Event

Makerbot Innovation Center Launch and 3-D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Showcase

April 23 / 2 p.m. / TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM BUILDING

3 P.M. / JEONG H. KIM ENGINEERING BUILDING ROTINDA

The only center of its kind in the region opens with a chance to learn about UMD’s exceptional 3-D printing and additive manufacturing capabilities, followed by a showcase by students, faculty and friends.

Event

Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference

April 24 / Adele H. Stamp Student Union

The UMD instructional community comes together to learn from one another and to reflect on how to improve student learning on campus.

Feature Video

Do Good Challenge

Event

Maryland Day

April 25

The university showcases creativity and innovation at its annual open house, packed with more than 400 events and exhibits.

Event

Entrepreneurial Roller Coasters Lecture

April 28 / Physical Sciences Complex lobby

Samir Kaul M.S. ’97, founding general partner at Khosla Ventures, shares how to navigate the ups and downs of entrepreneurship.

Event

Celebration of Innovation & Partnerships

April 29 (Invite Only) / University House

UMD honors corporate partnerships and winning faculty, staff and student inventions and innovations.

Event

Startup Shell Demo Day

April 30 / Technology Advancement Program Building

Members of UMD’s student-run incubator present their ventures, demonstrate their products and discuss their progress with fellow members, investors, friends and family.

Event

Do Good Challenge Finals

April 28 / Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center

Terps compete to make the greatest social impact for their favorite cause.

Event

THINKATHON

April 30 / Westminster Hall, Baltimore

Activists, artists, medical professionals, researchers, lawmakers and more brainstorm how to address the biggest challenges in the city of Baltimore.

Event

RECESS Music and Ideas Festival

May 1 / All day / Hornbake Library / Hoff Theater / Xfinity Center

A traveling college festival brings to UMD successful entrepreneurs (including former Twitch owner Justin Kan) for a networking fair, speeches, an idea pitch competition and concert, all coinciding with Art Attack.

Event

JOHN & STELLA GRAVES MAKERSPACE OPEN HOUSE

11 A.M. – 1 P.M. / EVERY FRIDAY IN APRIL / MCKELDIN LIBRARY ROOM 2111

3D printers, Google Glass, Oculus Rift, and other tech available to the entire University of Maryland community. Stop by to talk to us about how we can help you bring your ideas to life!

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Hungry to Help

Event

Chesapeake Regional FIRST Robotics Competition

April 2–4 / Xfinity Center

Robots designed and built by high school teams face off in a game that changes every year.

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