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Loyola appoints racial justice task force

Loyola University Maryland is responding to student concerns about racial insensitivity by establishing a task force to make recommendations about campuswide racial justice training. The 14-person panel, created by the Rev. Brian F. Linnane, the university’s president, is comprised of ...

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1st Mariner opening first location in the First State

Baltimore-based 1st Mariner Bank, is opening its first office outside Maryland and the greater Baltimore region. The bank announced Wednesday that it will be opening an office for members of 1st Mariner’s commercial lending team in Newark, Delaware, citing job growth and ...

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Downtown Partnership wants UM merger ‘off the table’

Kirby Fowler

A partial merger of the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore that’s being considered by state lawmakers will be bad for Baltimore, according to leadership of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc. “Downtown Baltimore and ...

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Cupid’s Cup finalists announced. Now, about those chips…

Finalists for the annual Cupid’s Cup Entrepreneurship competition include startup companies making headbands for girls undergoing chemotherapy, chewing gum that’s good for you, and tortilla chips made from…sorry, folks…insects. Still with me? Good. The competition, now in its eleventh year, ...

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Under Armour signs first multi-year deal with American soccer club

Under Armour will be developing kits for the New York Cosmos starting with the team’s 2016 season, the Baltimore athletic apparel company announced Thursday. The company signed a “multi-year” partnership with the soccer team, a first for Under Armour in ...

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Perman expands on worries about joining UMB and UMCP

University of Maryland, Baltimore President Jay A. Perman is worried about a legislative plan to unite — but not fully merge —his institution with the University of Maryland, College Park. The plan would build on an existing collaborative effort known ...

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UMUC to test extended transcripts with more data

When we think transcripts, we tend to think of a basic, dry report: course names, credit hours earned, grade point average, dates…and that’s pretty much it. But the University of Maryland University College is one of twelve institutions from across ...

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