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Maryland union will seek veto override on bill to consolidate USM bargaining (access required)

The union representing Maryland state government workers Thursday announced a campaign to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a bill that would allow state university employees to bargain with the University System of Maryland’s chancellor rather than the presidents of individual institutions.  ...

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Students at UMD, St. Mary’s have registrations canceled due to vaccine noncompliance (access required)

Seventy-nine students at Maryland’s largest college, the University of Maryland, College Park, had their fall course registrations canceled due to failure to comply with the school’s COVID-19 vaccine requirements, according to a university spokesperson. The number accounts for less than ...

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USM online learning platform surpasses 1 million enrollments (access required)

A little over a year after the coronavirus pandemic forced educational institutions online, the University System of Maryland Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation’s online education platform, USMx, surpassed 1 million enrollments. “I never thought we’d get to that number as ...

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Md. universities deal with challenges in move to remote learning

Maryland universities say they have adapted relatively quickly to their new remote learning reality, but some hiccups remain and distance learning is unlikely to become prevalent in normal circumstances. Administrators anticipated that technology issues for faculty and students may be ...

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