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Baltimore law firm assists in $852M abuse settlement with USC

FILE - In this July 1, 2019, file photo, Dr. George Tyndall listens during his arraignment at Los Angeles Superior court in Los Angeles. The University of Southern California has agreed to an $852 million settlement with more than 700 women who have accused Tyndall, the college's longtime campus gynecologist, of sexual abuse, officials announced Thursday, March 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

A Baltimore personal injury law firm that helped reach a $190 million settlement with Johns Hopkins Hospital over a gynecologist accused of secretly recording his patients has helped secure another multimillion-dollar settlement against a university health care facility more than ...

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Johns Hopkins faculty push against cuts prompted by pandemic

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Faculty members at Johns Hopkins University are demanding that the Baltimore school provide a detailed report of its finances and put a moratorium on the cuts to research funding and staffing salaries announced in April as a result of multimillion-dollar losses arising from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Md. universities deal with challenges in move to remote learning

Morgan State University, one of the plaintiffs in the HBCU lawsuit against the state of Maryland. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Maryland universities say they have adapted relatively quickly to their new remote learning reality, but some hiccups remain and distance learning is unlikely to become prevalent in normal circumstances. Administrators anticipated that technology issues for faculty and students may be ...

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Yeshiva U team: Hotel cancels reservation over virus fears

Yeshiva University Maccabees huddle around guard Ryan Turell (11) before a game against the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), in New York, Feb. 25, 2020. The Maccabees won the Skyline Conference quarterfinal 75-57. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)

A hotel in a Baltimore suburb on Thursday canceled the reservation of the Yeshiva University men’s basketball team over fears of novel coronavirus, the coach of the Maccabees told The Associated Press. Later Thursday, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore said ...

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Female surgeon accuses Hopkins of gender discrimination

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A female surgeon and former faculty member at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging she faced “persistent and corrosive gender bias” during her employment that culminated in her termination this year. Kimberley Eden Steele came ...

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Md. colleges look to curtail students’ vaping

By Michael Dorausch (Flickr: Electronic Cigarette Smoking) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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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