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UM business school dean takes same job at Hopkins


Alexander Triantis will be the new dean of Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School, the university announced. He will join Johns Hopkins from the University of Maryland, College Park, where he was dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business. ...

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Study: Maryland the place to be for network administrators

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Maryland is the best state in the country for network administrators, a study from Comparitech found. Network administrators in Maryland make the most money, and the state employs the highest rate of network administrators. Network administrators, also called network and ...

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SmartLogic offering startups resources beyond funding

Yair Flicker, president of SmartLogic. (Submitted photo)

Baltimore software development consultant SmartLogic will offer startups product development and mentorship as an alternative to funding, hoping to continue Baltimore’s development as a hub for tech startups. SmartLogic values the product development and mentorship at $400,000. Companies have to ...

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UMMS adopts some reforms required by legislature


The University of Maryland Medical System has adopted a conflict of interest policy consistent with reforms required by the state legislature and signed into state law last month. The new policy includes prohibition on sole-source contracts with system board members, sets recusal ...

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Burnim named interim president at Coppin

Outgoing President of Bowie State University Mickey Burnim. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert Caret has named Mickey Burnim as the interim president at Coppin State University while the institution searches for a new president. Burnim will replace Maria Thompson, who announced in January she was stepping down. ...

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UM opens new computer science building at campus gateway

The University of Maryland, College Park, officially opened Saturday the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering. (Submitted photo)

The University of Maryland, College Park officially opened the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering, a gleaming addition to the campus’s official entrance on U.S. Route 1. The building was officially opened Saturday as part of the university’s ...

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TEDCO funds 3 firms founded by disadvantaged entrepreneurs


Three startups received funding this week from a TEDCO fund designed to help firms founded by entrepreneurs from economically or socially disadvantaged backgrounds. As recipients from the Pre-Seed Builder Fund, these companies receive funding and executive management help from the ...

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Pugh’s ‘2 Chic Boutique’ left out of flurry of raids

The 2 Chic Boutique, owned by Mayor Catherine Pugh and City Comptroller Joan Pratt, which is now closed. (Bryan P. Sears)

With all the raids on addresses associated with Mayor Catherine Pugh, one Pigtown storefront was oddly forgotten. 2 Chic Boutique, which Pugh owns, along with Baltimore Comptroller Joan Pratt, sat closed. A security camera looked down on a storefront and ...

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