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

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 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

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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