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UMD Baltimore and College Park campuses announce joint ventures

The University of Maryland announced five new joint programs as part of the MPowering the State partnership between the Baltimore and College Park campuses. Last year, the state legislature passed the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership Act of 2016, codifying ...

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TEDCO awards $1 million for stem cell projects

TEDCO, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation, awarded four recipients more than $1 million for stem cell research for validation and commercialization of products. LifeSprout and RoosterBio received awards totaling $600,000 to help commercialize products based on stem cell technology. Using ...

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USM approves in-state tuition waiver for Amazon employees

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents Tuesday approved a measure that would waive in-state tuition requirements for Amazon employees who move to Maryland as part of Amazon’s second headquarters project, known as HQ2. Amazon employees and their immediate families ...

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Signed Warhol prints, Beatles’ signatures set for October auction

A pair of screen-prints signed by Andy Warhol, a sheet signed by all four Beatles and a lithograph signed by Pablo Picasso highlight Baltimore auctioneer Alex Cooper’s October gallery auction. The Warhol prints headline the two-day event, set for Oct. ...

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Betamore sets Pitch City lineup

Next week, Betamore will kick off the Beta City celebration of entrepreneurship with the Pitch City competition. Thursday, Betamore announced the companies who will be participating in the Venture Capital Pitch Competition. The companies include some of the more successful ...

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USM Board of Regents approves higher salaries for three presidents

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents approved higher compensation for three system presidents as part of a new executive compensation system, also approved during Friday’s regents meeting. Under the new system, devised by HR consultant Sibson Consulting, the ...

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Watch a replay of the small business cybersecurity webinar here

Last week, the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. and Better Business Bureau Greater Maryland held a webinar about cybersecurity for small businesses. Stacey Smith, executive director of the Cybersecurity Association, and Angie Barnett, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau, ...

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M-1 Ventures picks the companies for its first cohort

M-1 Ventures, the health technology accelerator sponsored by Johns Hopkins, Plank Industries and the University of Maryland, chose five companies to participate in its first cohort. These companies will each receive $25,000 and go through a 16-week program with one-on-one ...

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