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Hopkins ranks 10th on U.S. News’ university rankings

Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Johns Hopkins University is holding steady as the 10th-best national university, according to the 2017 Best Colleges rankings published by U.S. News & World Report. The university reported a 97-percent freshman retention rate and a 94-percent 2015 graduation rate, 1 point ...

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Duncan tells Baltimore crowd that colleges need to focus on student success

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speaks Monday at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says the nation’s higher education institutions aren’t meeting the needs of many students, and he cautioned educators and policymakers against putting too much focus on making college affordable. “If we limit the discussion to ...

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In wake of riots, ‘we will be stronger,’ Hrabowski says

Against the backdrop of Monday's riots in Baltimore and images of angry, frustrated teens in the city, the president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County told business leaders Wednesday about how important the idea of struggle can be to inspire young people. "The question is, what do we do in the struggle," Freeman Hrabowski told members of the BWI Business Partnership at the organization's breakfast meeting. Hrabowski, a native of Birmingham, Ala. who participated in civil rights marches as a youth, said the unrest in the city was felt by the entire region.

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UMBC, Naval Academy join forces for cybersecurity research

U.S. Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Admiral Ted Carter, left, and UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski will sign a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to support future partnerships, beginning with five cybersecurity projects. This collaboration has its roots in Admiral Jonathan Greenert's 2014 visit to UMBC, which illuminated the institutions' mutual strengths and interests in cybersecurity. The initial collaborative projects involve areas from tactile authentification for mobile devices to detecting anomalies in cyber-physical systems to securing cloud services using policy-based approaches. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Officials from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the U.S. Naval Academy said Tuesday that the schools will collaborate on cybersecurity research efforts. "The Naval Academy has wonderful researchers and so do we," said UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski, who co-signed a research and development agreement Tuesday with Vice Admiral Ted Carter, the academy's superintendent. "We're collaborating to build strength for America," Hrabowski said. Carter has wanted to build a partnership between the two institutions since he became superintendent nearly a year ago, he said.

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Another year of Maryland’s Newsmakers

In its second full year, The Daily Record's ongoing series "Maryland Newsmakers" brought in some of the state's most interesting and influential figures. From First Mariner's Ed Hale, to Sen. Ben Cardin, to Freeman Hrabowski, Newsmakers told reporters and editors about their careers, businesses and plans for the future.

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Hrabowski’s ‘cool to be smart’ message makes it to ’60 Minutes’

Freeman Hrabowski’s innovative approach to education is what brought him in to The Daily Record for a Newsmakers interview in April. But the University of Maryland, Baltimore County president grabbed a bit of a bigger spotlight Sunday evening, as he ...

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Newsmakers: UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

University of Maryland, Baltimore County President Freeman A. Hrabowski III spoke to The Daily Record in an exclusive interview about his ideas for creating a successful environment for students, UMBC as an up-and-coming public school and his personal failures and triumphs as president.

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