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Mediation urged in Maryland black colleges lawsuit

ANNAPOLIS — Attorneys representing historically black colleges said Tuesday they hope Maryland will embrace mediation to create high-demand academic programs at the schools, now that a federal judge has ruled the state is violating desegregation law by perpetuating the duplication ...

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Moody’s downgrades Howard U’s credit rating

WASHINGTON — Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Howard University’s credit rating, citing revenue declines at the historically black college and automatic federal budget cuts from Congress. Moody’s issued its downgrade Tuesday after a review that began in July. Howard’s rating ...

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University of Maryland expands popular ‘Innovation Fridays’

The University of Maryland started the new fall semester by expanding its popular “Innovation Fridays,” which give students the opportunity to meet with experienced innovators and entrepreneurs, get free and impartial advice, brainstorm strategies, and learn about available resources and funding.

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Laureate teams with Monash South Africa

Laureate Education Inc., of Baltimore, a global provider of higher education services and programs, announced it has reached an agreement with Monash University, of Melbourne, Australia, the largest university in Australia, to partner with Monash South Africa, of Johannesburg.

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MacArthur increases ‘genius grants’ to $625,000

CHICAGO — The MacArthur Foundation announced Tuesday that it is increasing the value of its annual “genius grants” to $625,000. Previously, grants of $500,000 have been awarded in a secrecy-shrouded process to winners who work in fields including music, medicine, ...

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Police probe assault during Annapolis school trip

ANNAPOLIS — Anne Arundel County police are investigating an alleged assault involving two students from Gallaudet University’s secondary school during a school trip to Annapolis. Police spokesman Justin Mulcahy said Tuesday that police are conducting a criminal investigation into the ...

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