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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]