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Md. colleges look to curtail students’ vaping

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Maryland colleges and universities have added vaping to campus smoking bans, providing resources to help students stop vaping or to encourage them not to start up the habit at all. But the rapid rise of the vaping industry has left ...

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Student alleges ADA violations by Frostburg over vaccine requirement

FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up U.S. measles cases, which remain on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

A former Frostburg State University student who claims he cannot receive the measles vaccine because he is immunocompromised has sued the school, and the state of Maryland, for blocking him from registering for classes after his first year, which he said ...

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Frostburg program to address rural health provider shortage

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A proposed physician assistant program at Frostburg State University aims to improve access to health care in western Maryland by finding students who want to work and live in the rural region. The master’s program, pending approval, expects to admit ...

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Frostburg’s sexual assault response faulted by feds

Frostburg State University officials did not agree with the federal department’s conclusions but said the school has strengthened its procedures for responding to claims of sexual assault. (File photo)

Frostburg State University failed to appropriately respond to students’ claims of sexual assault, violating federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex, the U.S. Department of Education announced Friday. University officials agreed to make several changes recommended by the department, ...

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Frostburg State’s new president pledging improvements

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State University’s new president is pledging improvements as the new school year begins. Ronald Nowaczyk is speaking at the school’s fall convocation Thursday afternoon. Classes began Monday. The university says in a statement that his topics include ...

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Baltimore-area laboratory company moving to Frostburg

CUMBERLAND — A laboratory startup business based in the Baltimore area is relocating to the western Maryland city of Frostburg. Allegany County Commissioner Bill Valentine told the Cumberland-Times News Tuesday that Advent Laboratories Inc. will move by October to the ...

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New Frostburg State president to study recent violence

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State University’s new president says the school will be analyzing why there has been an apparent increase in violence and bad behavior taking place on and around the campus. Frostburg President Ron Nowaczyk (Nu-watch-ick) tells the Cumberland ...

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