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Entrepreneur awards highlight USM’s technology initiative

Three University System of Maryland faculty members were recipients of the inaugural Board of Regents Entrepreneur of the Year Award Tuesday at an event celebrating the public university system’s efforts to commercialize research.

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SECU gives annual gift to USM

Linthicum-based SECU, one of the largest credit unions in the United States in total assets, will present a $50,000 annual gift to the University System of Maryland Foundation, to be awarded to students transferring from one of the state’s 16 two-year community colleges to any of USM’s 11 undergraduate institutions and two regional higher education centers.

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UM president named in complaint over Big Ten move

A teacher has filed a formal complaint against University of Maryland President Wallace Loh over the manner in which the school handled its move from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten. Ralph Jaffe said he filed the complaint ...

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Regent who resigned had medical license suspended

A member of the Maryland Board of Regents who resigned last month had his license to practice medicine suspended about a week before he resigned. Dr. John Young’s license was suspended by the Maryland State Board of Physicians on Feb. ...

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UM puts its economic impact at $1.1B a year

Graduates of Maryland’s public universities contribute $1.1 billion in income and sales taxes each year, according to an economic impact analysis commissioned by the University System of Maryland.

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Donald C. Fry: Coaxing young people back to the basics

Virtually everybody in business, government and education agrees that ramping up knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) among young people in Maryland’s school systems and colleges is essential for the development of a workforce that can meet the needs of future employers.

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