Author Archives: Daniel Leaderman

Daniel Leaderman covers health care, higher education, and technology.

At Beta City, Tissue Analytics, TopBox nab top prizes

Luke Cooper, founder and CEO of fixt, speaks while giving the company’s product pitch at BetaCity 2016. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

At the first Beta City event a year ago, Sagamore Ventures’s City Garage facility in Port Covington was still very much a shell, empty but ready to become a hub for startup companies and light manufacturing. As the second Beta City celebration — a ...

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Teach For America-Baltimore refocuses after major gift

The Baltimore chapter of Teach For America, a nonprofit organization that trains and supplies teachers for two-year rotations at underserved schools, is celebrating the largest philanthropic gift in its history. That gift, provided by Baltimore philanthropists Robert E. Meyerhoff and ...

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Ulman to help Towson U. spur economic growth

From left, Ken Ulman, former Howard County executive and president of Margrave Strategies: Kim Schatzel, president of Towson University; and Kevin Kamenetz, Baltimore County executive, at the announcement of Ulman’s role with helping shape growth strategies for Towson University. (Maximilian Franz / The Daily Record)

Officials say moving more of Towson University’s non-academic operations off the school’s campus and into downtown Towson could help spur job growth and economic development. That’s one of the ideas that will be explored as former Howard County Executive Ken Ulman gets ...

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