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SECU gives annual gift to USM

Linthicum-based SECU, one of the largest credit unions in the United States in total assets, will present a $50,000 annual gift to the University System of Maryland Foundation, to be awarded to students transferring from one of the state’s 16 two-year community colleges to any of USM’s 11 undergraduate institutions and two regional higher education centers.

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$4.7 million headed to Maryland professors for research

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships program has awarded $4.7 million to university researchers across the state to support their collaborations with 16 Maryland companies that are developing technology products.

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New York mayor tops $1B in gifts to Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins University says New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s $350 million pledge is the largest gift it has ever received. The university announced the commitment late Saturday. It said the money will be used mainly to expand Hopkins’ interdisciplinary ...

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UM puts its economic impact at $1.1B a year

Graduates of Maryland’s public universities contribute $1.1 billion in income and sales taxes each year, according to an economic impact analysis commissioned by the University System of Maryland.

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Montgomery Co. to study later school starting times

ROCKVILLE — Montgomery County school officials say they will study starting the school day later following a petition from parents. The petition asks for school to start at 8:15 a.m., or later, instead of the current 7:25 a.m. Superintendent Joshua ...

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