Five startups founded by students or recent alumni of the Maryland Institute College of Art won a total of $100,000 at the school’s annual UP/Start Venture Competition last week. The competition’s two top winners were each awarded $35,000 in seed funding. GPG Technologies is a sustainability-focused company whose first product is a reusable water bottle. […]
The Baltimore Creatives Acceleration Network announced its inaugural cohort for its Founder Fellowship program.
A faculty member at the Maryland Institute College of Art has penned an upcoming cover for The New Yorker magazine. It features President Donald Trump on a boat blowing into a sail that looks like a Klu Klux Klan hood. The Baltimore Sun reports that David Plunkert’s illustration is scheduled to be the magazine’s upcoming […]
Baltimore now has a mobile maker space. Open Works, Maryland Institute College of Art and the Neighborhood Design Center unveiled Open Works Mobile. The custom-fabricated van, which includes cart systems, shelves and cabinets with tools and fabrication technology designed for small hands, will provide “STEM to Maker” education programming for city school students from kindergarten to [&hellip[...]
For college-level faculty members in Maryland, 2014 was a historic year. And, to hear some people tell it, 2015 could be equally momentous.
Part-time faculty at the Maryland Institute College of Art have no problem blazing the trail, be it with fashion, fine arts, photography — or unionization.
The president of Maryland Institute College of Art this week issued a tepid response to adjunct faculty members’ move to form a union.
The board of the Maryland Institute College of Art has chosen Samuel Hoi as the next president of the 188-year-old school in Baltimore.
On the corner of Charles Street and North Avenue, in a florist’s shop that has been in that location for 30 years, sits Vander Pearson, answering phones and taking orders.
In their quest to revitalize and repopulate troubled neighborhoods in Baltimore, business and community leaders are getting help from a unique source: the arts.
After nearly 35 years, the president of the Maryland Institute College of Art plans to retire. President Fred Lazarus IV on Monday announced his plans to retire at the end of the next academic year. Lazarus, the longest serving president of a four-year college in Maryland, informed the school’s Board of Trustees last week. During […]
Johns Hopkins University has pledged $10 million over five years for the Homewood Community Partners Initiative, a collaborative effort to address key issues facing 10 North Baltimore communities surrounding the Homewood campus, officials announced Thursday. Although the initiative itself isn’t new — Hopkins convened a committee in 2010 to prioritize solutions — university President Ronald [[...]