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UMBC duo wins ‘Fortnite’ Esports Invitational, $5K grand prize (access required)

A team of two competitors from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) defeated Cal State Fullerton of the Big West Conference to become the first champion of the Collegiate Esports Invitational featuring “Fortnite.” Representing the America East Conference, Kiran “VenomFN” Yarlagadda, a ...

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UMBC’s ‘Cyber Dawgs’ rack up wins and experience (access required)

If you are a student aiming for a career in cybersecurity, how can you practice some of the things you’re likely to do day-to-day in your job after graduation? At UMBC, some students participate in the Cyber Defense Club, a ...

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Judge dismisses suit over UMBC sexual assault investigations (access required)

A federal judge on Monday dismissed – at least for now — a civil rights lawsuit alleging UMBC, county police and the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office improperly handled sexual assault investigations by at least five women. In dismissing the ...

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Md. colleges look to curtail students’ vaping (access required)

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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Maryland universities named in list of top global institutions (access required)

Several Maryland universities have been ranked among the best in the world by a group that looks at 20,000 institutions of higher learning. The Center for World University Rankings lists the top 2,000 of the 20,000 universities it scores. Six ...

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Baltimore Co. alleges improper records requests by litigants (access required)

Baltimore County claims plaintiffs to a federal lawsuit alleging police and prosecutors improperly handle sexual assault allegations are misusing the Maryland Public Information Act by making records requests before discovery has started. The lawsuit was filed in September and contends that ...

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