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U.S. Naval Academy says it is on track to meet ’13 STEM graduation directive

ANNAPOLIS — The U.S. Naval Academy is narrowly on track to meet a directive to graduate 65 percent of its officers in the class of 2013 with degrees in science, technology, engineering or math, the school’s academic dean and provost ...

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36 new stem cell projects to share $10.4M from state

The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission has recommended funding 36 new projects with the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund’s $10.4 million budget. After the commission reviewed 180 applications, the board of directors of the Maryland Technology Development Corp. approved the ...

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Science panel assesses Chesapeake Bay restoration plan

A panel of scientists and environmentalists says the ambitious plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay faces a number of challenges to successfully achieve the massive reclamation project. They include improved tracking of efforts to reduce pollution into the bay, climate ...

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Virginia’s bay plan is headed to the EPA

RICHMOND — A revised Virginia plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay is headed to the federal government by month’s end despite mixed reviews of whether it improves on the first proposal that was universally panned by environmentalists. A group of ...

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McDonogh School capital campaign underway

Owings Mills-based McDonogh School unveiled a $75 million capital campaign named McDonogh Forever, the largest undertaken by an independent school in Maryland. McDonogh officials said they have commitments of $58 million to date, including a $30 million challenge grant from ...

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