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University of Maryland 2005 Solar Decatholon
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In the News

October 26, 2005

The Gazette
‘People’s Choice’ solar house settles at Red Wiggler
Includes comments from Red Wiggler Director Woody Woodroof and team members about the house and its future.

October 8, 2005

The Washington Post
'Solar Village' Illuminates a Rainy Mall
Includes description of Maryland house and quotes from project manager Najahyia Chinchilla.

October 7, 2005

MSNBC/Associated Press
Students bask in sun of solar house competition
Dateline Riverdale, Md. Features Maryland house and team. In a sidebar video, CNBC tours the solar village.

October 6, 2005

The Washington Post
A Sunny Vision For the Future: U-Md. Team Displays Its Solar House
Article by staff writer Yawandale Birchett-thompson features "locals" Rob Murray of Bowie and Najahyia Chinchilla of Washington, DC.

October 6, 2005

Congressman Bartlett (6th District) Web Site
Congressman Roscoe Bartlett Walks a Mile to Tour U.Md and other Entries
Engineer and solar home builder, Congressman Bartlett shows his support for alternative energy and Terp Solar House II.

September 22, 2005

The Gazette
College Park edition , Port Towns edition
(Each edition has a different photo.) Interviews with team members and the mayor of Riverdale Park, where the house is being built.

September 22, 2005

The Diamondback, UMCP's Student Paper
Students Build Solar House

September 15, 2005

The Washington Post
Brief description of the competition and Maryland's entry.
(May require free registration to view.)

May 26, 2005

Engineering at Maryland Article

A. James Clark School of Engineering
Engineering @ Maryland
Spring 2005 Magazine

Managers interviewed about the current Maryland team and approach for the 2005 Solar Decathlon Competition

May 11, 2005

University Communications Article

University of Maryland
University Communications Newsdesk
Graduating Seniors Shine

Six local seniors profiled about their connection to the Maryland Solar Decathlon project

May 9, 2005

American Concrete Institute Article

American Concrete Institute
Maryland Chapter Newsletter
Spring 2005 Issue

Feature article about the concrete footing pour and its unique educational experience for Maryland students

April 10, 2005

Terrapin Athletics Article

Maryland Terrapin Athletics
Women's Basketball News
Women's Basketball Announces Team Awards

Civil Engineer and Team Member, Liz Gilchrest wins the Terp Award and the Academic Award for the 2004-05 Season

February 14, 2005

AIArchitect Article

American Institute of Architects
Here Comes the Sun: Decathlon Heats Up Solar Awareness

Graduate Architect and Architecture Group Leader, Mike Binder talks about solar energy and sustainability

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