A new collaboration between the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) and four research and academic institutions in Aberdeen will ultimately benefit the local community by bringing technology to the region and encouraging research in the science, technology, engineering and math ...Read More »
Legg Mason Inc. has agreed to acquire most of Australian firm RARE Infrastructure Ltd. The company, based in Sydney, and with offices in Melbourne, London and Chicago, specializes in global-listed infrastructure investments and manages $7.6 billion for its clients, according ...
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After half a decade of decreasing MBA applications amid a financial crisis, graduate business schools across the country have steadied the ship in recent years, with the number of applications remaining relatively stable since 2012. But to move beyond mere ...
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The interdisciplinary Bridges Baltimore conference is reaching out to local families as well as international scholars and artists with a Family Day focused on the connections between math, science and art. The annual Bridges conference, to be held July 29-Aug. ...
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Although Maryland has added nearly 40,000 jobs over the past year, the state’s private workers aren’t necessarily seeing increased wages as a result. In May 2014, private-sector employees in Maryland earned an average of $27.09 per hour, the seventh-highest rate ...Read More »
Following two months of significant gains in its private employment numbers, Maryland lost 6,200 jobs in June, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Tuesday. Only Illinois and New Jersey experienced greater over-the-month decreases in employment than Maryland, which has now ...Read More »
Lockheed Martin will acquire helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion, the Bethesda-based military contractor announced Monday. United Technology Corp. said last month that it planned to sell Sikorsky to help simplify its eclectic mix of businesses. Industry competitors Boeing, ...Read More »
The 27th annual CollegeBound Foundation scholars’ luncheon was the organization’s biggest celebration yet of Baltimore City students headed to college in the fall. CollegeBound operates in Baltimore City’s public high schools, encouraging students to consider post-secondary education and offering assistance ...Read More »
The National Retail Federation predicted a drop in the next month’s back-to-school spending, which could be a harbinger of things to come for retailers this holiday season. Families expect to spend about 6 percent less on back-to-school shopping this year ...Read More »