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Author Archives: Julia Arbutus

Joint ventures help small businesses ‘leverage the power of large businesses’

When bids for Baltimore’s 21st Century School Buildings Program were announced, architecture firms Waldon Studio and Hughes Group were faced with a predicament – they each wanted to win a project with the program, which is meant to address Baltimore’s ...

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CDFIs help minority business owners

When small businesses want to grow their operation or even just get off the ground, they often initially turn to banks to provide them with the capital they need. Traditional lending institutions can end up turning them away, however, if ...

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USM online learning platform surpasses 1 million enrollments (access required)

A little over a year after the coronavirus pandemic forced educational institutions online, the University System of Maryland Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation’s online education platform, USMx, surpassed 1 million enrollments. “I never thought we’d get to that number as ...

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Updated law school offerings include coding, professional development (access required)

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Students at Maryland’s two law schools will be able to take advantage of new offerings this academic year as professors strive to prepare them for the changing landscape of the legal profession. The University of Baltimore School of Law is ...

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