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O’Malley seeks to boost technology transfer

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will call for more than $6 million to spin research conducted at university labs into new companies, aides said Tuesday. The proposal seeks to address the gulf between the state’s strong track record in attracting ...

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Firefighters contain fire at University of Maryland building

COLLEGE PARK — Officials have contained a fire that broke out in an electrical room of a building on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park. Fire department spokesman Mark Brady says firefighters were called at about ...

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Board approves new home for UM president

ANNAPOLIS — Comptroller Peter Franchot criticized the University of Maryland’s College Park Foundation’s use of $7.2 million to rebuild the university president’s on-campus residence and cast the sole vote opposing the demolition of the current home at Wednesday’s Board of ...

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C. Fraser Smith: The system worked in UM decision

Last spring, as the 2011 General Assembly was passing its last few bills, state Senate President Thomas V Mike Miller Jr. was smiling over his latest power play. Wouldn’t it be grand, Miller had said, if Maryland pulled its two ...

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Editorial: Alliance, not merger of University of Maryland campuses

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents made the right call in endorsing a strategic alliance between the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore rather than a merger of the two campuses. We had ...

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Maryland regents vote against merger of College Park, Baltimore campuses

COLLEGE PARK – The University System of Maryland Board of Regents unanimously voted against recommending a merger of the system’s Baltimore school and its flagship campus here in Prince George’s County on Friday. The panel did, however, outline steps the ...

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