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On the Move, 11/23: Halford joins Nevins & Associates

Kristi Halford has been hired as a senior account executive by Nevins & Associates, a marketing and public relations firm in Hunt Valley. Halford assists clients in media relations, social media, event planning, community relations, and industry marketing. She previously ...

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More disagreement over proposed UM merger

COLLEGE PARK — Speakers at a public hearing on the proposed merger of two University System of Maryland institutions disagreed over the plan’s implications Friday, with some touting its advantages while others worried aloud about a larger bureaucracy. Many speakers ...

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Craig A. Thompson: UMB-UMCP merger – To what are we saying no?

I have been reading the increasing number of articles and columns concerning the proposed integration/merger/strategic alliance between the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore with great interest. I truly enjoyed the perspective of my friend ...

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City leaders slam UMB-UMCP merger proposal

Baltimore leaders have lined up against the proposed merger of the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the state’s flagship campus in College Park, with one arguing such an action would be “an unrivaled tragedy.” “Private sector mergers and acquisitions have ...

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UMB community is full of merger questions

Students and faculty members at the University of Maryland, Baltimore expressed apprehension Thursday about a proposed merger of that school and the state’s flagship campus in College Park. The University System of Maryland is studying the potential merger under a ...

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MIPS approves 15 technology grants

Maryland Industrial Partnerships, a program of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute that funds collaborative R&D projects between companies and University System of Maryland faculty, approved 15 high-technology and biotechnology product development grants worth $4.2 million. Among the projects are new ...

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UB task force questioned spending patterns

The University of Baltimore ranked second in institutional support discretionary spending among University System of Maryland schools but ninth out of 11 in spending on instruction and academic support in fiscal year 2010, according to a faculty report. The findings, ...

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UM Medical System to aid in revamp of Prince George’s health care system

UPPER MARLBORO — The University of Maryland Medical System will partner with Prince George’s County to revamp the long-struggling health care system in the county, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Thursday. The partnership, which also includes the University System of Maryland ...

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On the Move, 7/18: Brown named to university positions for curriculum planning and expanding opportunities

Ricardo A. Brown has been named assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs for the University System of Maryland, and chief academic programs officer at the Universities at Shady Grove. Brown will focus on curriculum planning and college-access initiatives, working with ...

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On the Move, 6/20: USM’s Edelstein receives Montgomery County Chamber award

Stewart Edelstein, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs, University System of Maryland, and executive director at the Universities at Shady Grove, received the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Visionary Award this month. Edelstein has led USG, a regional higher education ...

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