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Trial lawyers recommend changes to college sexual assault investigations

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What happens on college campuses after a sexual assault has been reported has become increasingly scrutinized beyond the universities’ boundaries. The American College of Trial Lawyers is trying to bring some clarity by recommending new standards for campus sexual assault ...

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Higher education commission to increase awareness of tuition assistance programs

James Fielder, Maryland Secretary of Higher Education (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

The Maryland Higher Education Commission and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford announced a campaign to encourage students to seek financial assistance from the state. The $350,000 campaign will target high school students, adult learners, senior citizens and veterans. “Having a college ...

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TEDCO announces funding for five startups

Five companies have received funding through the Maryland Technology Development Corporation’s (TEDCO) Seed Investment funds. The five companies — Visbyl Inc., SecuLore Solutions LLC, GrekTek LLC, Beacon Tech Inc. and Network Alarm Corporation — received a total of $500,000 through ...

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Hopkins one of the best in U.S. News rankings of med schools

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Johns Hopkins University placed third in the country for top medical schools for research in U.S. News and World Report’s graduate school rankings released this week. The Baltimore institution was ranked only behind Harvard University and Stanford University. On the same ...

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Hey, Alexa: Amazon funds Hopkins fellowship

Amazon hasn’t confirmed plans for a smartphone, but that doesn’t stop speculation about one. (AP Photo)

Amazon’s Alexa can already hail an Uber, order a pizza and organize your shopping list. Now she’s funding a fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Amazon announced a partnership with the university Thursday to support a doctoral student at the Whiting ...

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