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Rankings: Md. universities among those with best reputations in the world

Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland ranked among those universities with the best reputations in the world, compiled by Times Higher Education. Johns Hopkins finished 21st on the list, just behind the London School of Economics and above ...

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Watch Dr. Leana Wen speak in Washington Post opioid crisis panel

Policymakers, researchers and health care experts examined the country’s opioid crisis and discussed ways to fight addiction in America on Wednesday in a series of panels put together by The Washington Post. One panel, shown here, featured Dr. Leana Wen, Health ...

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Hopkins launches civic engagement program with $150M grant

An international charity has given Johns Hopkins University $150 million to help start an interdisciplinary civic engagement program aimed at easing political polarization and improving discourse around a range of issues. The Athens-based Stavros Niarchos Foundation provided the gift to help ...

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TEDCO gives minority entrepreneurs pre-seed funding

Three tech companies run by minority entrepreneurs received pre-seed funding from the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) and The Harbor Bank of Maryland Community Development Corporation on Tuesday. Implicit Solution, Game ChangeHer and Panacea Company, the three winning companies, will ...

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Baltimore health department and businesses team up for healthy workplaces

The Baltimore City Health Department launched a program Monday to encourage city employers to increase employee health. Under the program, city businesses can earn a Workplace Wellness Designation if they meet certain criteria. “We recognize the important role our business ...

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Hopkins, Maryland among top universities granted patents

Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland rank among the top universities in the world at being granted utility patents, according to a list compiled by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. For the ...

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