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Aug 29, 2012

USM spends in top-10 for research, earns in middle-of-pack

Maryland public universities are trying to get better at commercializing professors' and students' research. But in 2011, the universities did not get much bang for their buck.

Aug 23, 2012

UMES awarded grant from Nat’l Science Foundation

WASHINGTON — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore has been awarded a $500,000 grant from National Science Foundation to help prepare students for science jobs. The grant was announced by Democratic Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin on Wednesday. It will be used to help high school students complete undergraduate and advanced degree programs […]

Aug 22, 2012

Generating meaningful business leads

It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in, business owners say the one thing they need more than anything right now is leads – and not just any leads.

Aug 17, 2012

Kyle Bayliss: Finding money to bridge the ‘valley of death’

Mention the phrase “valley of death” to the typical small business owner, and you will undoubtedly receive a variety of responses — from quizzical looks to gasps. But for small technology business owners, it is an all-too-familiar term that looms in the distance as they attempt to move toward viability. The valley of death is […]

Jul 11, 2012

Increasing the practicality of law school

According to the American Bar Association’s first empirical survey of law school curricula in a decade (which will be released on Aug. 4), 76 percent of law schools surveyed have modified their curricula to adapt to the employment issues our law graduates face today. The National Law Journal notes this is only one of the […]

Jun 20, 2012

Johns Hopkins researcher shares $500K Gruber Prize

Johns Hopkins University says one of its professors is among those sharing the $500,000 Gruber Prize in cosmology for their work on a NASA project. The university says astrophysicist Charles Bennett led the 26-member team that won the prize announced Wednesday. The university says data from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe has helped astronomers refine […]

Jun 8, 2012

Kultzow, Robinson promoted at GKV

Chris Kultzow and Daniel Robinson have been promoted at GKV Communications. Kultzow, of Windsor Mill, has become senior developer, interactive producer, where he will oversee visual design of  work for technical compliance and manage end-level quality assurance for clients. In addition, he will provide strategic recommendations on how to enhance the user experience. Kultzow will […]

May 17, 2012

Clark named new dean of UM School of Public Health

Long-time kinesiology faculty member Jane Clark will serve as the new dean of the University of Maryland School of Public Health for a two-year term beginning July 1. Clark will succeed founding Dean Robert Gold and will be charged with leading the school into a new collaboration with the University of Maryland School of Medicine […]

May 16, 2012

Chun joins Retina Group of Washington

Dr. Dal Chun has joined The Retina Group of Washington, which provides retinal and macular health care and research in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Chun, of Kensington, will provide treatment for a full range of retinal diseases, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments and ocular trauma. He will be seeing patients in […]

Mar 29, 2012

Screening, better diagnosis cited for rise in autism cases

ATLANTA — Autism cases are on the rise again, largely due to wider screening and better diagnosis, federal health officials said Thursday. The rate of U.S. cases rose to about 1 in 88 children. The previous estimate was 1 in 110. The new figure is from the latest in a series of studies that have […]

Mar 28, 2012

Plan moves forward for Atlantic seismic research

NORFOLK, Va. — The U.S. Interior Department said Wednesday it is seeking comment from the public on a plan to allow energy companies to begin seismic testing to find oil and natural gas reserves in the Atlantic Ocean. Officials have released a programmatic environmental impact statement on seismic testing for public review. The testing would […]

Mar 21, 2012

Army drops plan for Fort Detrick animal biodefense lab

FREDERICK — The Army says it is dropping plans for a high-security animal laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick that would have been used for public and private research on some of the world’s deadliest pathogens. Officials at Fort Detrick said Wednesday that the demand for such a facility is less than anticipated. They say […]

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