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UMBC’s ‘Cyber Dawgs’ rack up wins and experience

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Cyber Defense Club participates in national competitions, including a win in a Department of Energy competition this fall. (Submitted photo)

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

U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow in 2010. (The Daily Record/Rich Dennison)

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

By Michael Dorausch (Flickr: Electronic Cigarette Smoking) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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

"As president of Towson University, my greatest priority and responsibility is to protect the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff, said Towson University President Kim Schatzel in making her announcement. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

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

U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow. (File photo)

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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Maryland universities propose new programs

The Towson University campus. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Maryland universities are creating new academic programs they say could help the state adapt to a changing innovation economy and help meet needs for tomorrow’s educators. The Education Policy and Student Life committee of the University System of Maryland’s Board ...

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UMBC and IBM pair up for day of talks and recruitment

UMBC ranked sixth in U.S. News & World Report's list of universities with a strong commitment to teaching and fourth
on a list of the most innovative colleges and universities. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

The University of Maryland Baltimore County and IBM are teaming up Friday for IBM-UMBC Day, which promises academic discussions and recruitment possibilities for the school’s computing students. The first IBM-UMBC Day will feature discussions and talks by top IBM officials, ...

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