University of Maryland

Apr 26, 2012

Audit examines Baltimore City Community College

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland legislative audit shows that officials at Baltimore City Community College failed to properly handle funds and collect student account balances. The report released Thursday shows that college representatives could not explain a $200,000 payment from the University of Maryland BioPark where the school leases space. According to the audit, the payment […]

Apr 24, 2012

Lidard, Fazio join Himmelrich

Meredith Lidard and Tony Fazio have joined Himmelrich PR as account coordinator and account associate, respectively. Lidard will manage media relations and promotions for many of the firm’s clients. Previously, she worked in marketing and communications at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Lidard is a graduate of the University of Maryland Philip Merrill […]

Apr 18, 2012

UMBC’s Hrabowski says TIME honor says more about the school than him

The president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s reaction to being named one of the planet’s most influential people goes a long way toward characterizing the man chosen by TIME Magazine as a world-class leader. “I see it as a major statement about respect for UMBC,” Freeman A. Hrabowski III said Wednesday, quickly making […]

Apr 18, 2012

UM student accused of making threats can stand trial

UPPER MARLBORO — A University of Maryland student who authorities say issued online warnings that he planned to go on a shooting rampage has been ruled competent to stand trial. Alexander Song appeared Tuesday in Prince George’s County Mental Health Court, where he told a judge he felt much better. The 19-year-old was taken to […]

Apr 17, 2012

UM medical school to open new center

The University of Maryland School of Medicine has begun construction a new $200 million cancer treatment facility. University officials will join Gov. Martin O’Malley and others for an official groundbreaking of the 110,000-square-foot center on Tuesday. The university says the center will be the first in the Baltimore-Washington region to offer proton therapy, which more […]

Apr 15, 2012

Under Armour’s Plank, Maryland have unique bond

COLLEGE PARK — Only a minute or two had passed since a 295-pound defensive tackle strutted down a runway in an attention-grabbing, form-fitting white-on-white uniform when his coach grabbed a microphone inside the University of Maryland’s Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. This night in late August was big for the Terps football program, a chance […]

Apr 12, 2012

Hopkins’ ground-floor look at marketing

Every spring, the students in Leslie Kendrick’s Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications class spend their semester running a startup marketing firm. Armed with a $3,000 budget provided by their client, the Johns Hopkins University undergraduate students research, implement and evaluate a marketing campaign. “It’s an experience that really opens doors for students, in terms of [&h[...]

Apr 11, 2012

Real world real estate challenge

After about two months and countless hours of researching, planning and designing, students at one of the region’s universities may get the chance to see their real estate development efforts come to fruition. The University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, American University and Georgetown University are participating in the 2012 Capital Challenge, an intercollegiate real […]

Apr 4, 2012

Metzger joins Clapp Communications

Dana Metzger has joined Clapp Communications as senior account executive. Metzger will manage current campaigns such as Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Lifespan and the Maryland Lottery. Metzger joins Clapp Communications from Quantum Life Settlements where she served as the director of 0perations and business development, overseeing marketing and public relations campaigns and partnership devel[...]

Apr 1, 2012

Reed Street wins big at UM entrepreneurship contest

COLLEGE PARK — The creators of a zombie and obstacle-filled 5K adventure race are $17,500 richer as Reed Street Productions came away as the winner of two University of Maryland, College Park, entrepreneurship prizes. The company, founded in October by Maryland graduate business student Ryan Hogan and childhood friend Derrick Smith — the company is […]

Mar 27, 2012

Ray named executive chef at Vino Rosina

Vino Rosina is pleased to announce the promotion of Devlyn Ray to the position of executive chef. Ray moves into this new role after working for the past year as sous chef at the upscale wine bar and restaurant in Baltimore’s Harbor East. Ray is responsible for overseeing all kitchen operations, including training and working […]

Mar 27, 2012

University of Maryland doctors give Virginia man new face

After 15 years of wearing a mask and living as a recluse, a 37-year-old Virginia man disfigured in a gun accident got a new face, nose, teeth and jaw in what University of Maryland physicians say is the most extensive face transplant ever performed. Richard Lee Norris of Hillsville is recovering well after last week’s […]

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